CWith the first sprint race of the year and the second practices, on Saturday Formula 1 at the GP Emilia Romagna takes action. In conditions that promise to be different from those of this Friday, Everything indicates that the drivers will be able to ride on a dry track and look for the best positions for Sunday’s race.
Max Verstappen hopes to continue his ascent and endorse the pole position he took in qualifying. Charles Leclerc is thirsty for revenge and wants to shine to continue to extend his lead in the championship. Both Red Bull and Ferrari know that the units awarded by the sprint race can be crucial for the future of the season.
Given this, Checo Pérez hopes to live another afternoon of comebacks but the challenge for the Mexican will not be easy; since he will have a few laps to achieve the lead and will have Ricciardo, Alonso, Magnussen and Norris ahead of him. Carlos Sainz also dreams of redeeming himself and after an eventful Friday, he wants to settle in at least fifth place to give the local team a joy.
How long is the Sprint Race at the GP Imola?
The sprint race will take place four hours after practice, so teams can gather data to shore up their performance. The competition will consist of 21 laps and will last between 25 and 30 minutes, enough to add the 100 kilometers of distance.
How many points are achieved in the GP Emilia Romagna Srpint Race and what are the changes for this year?
It should be noted that the final positions during the sprint race, in addition to determining the starting grid order for Sunday, will provide points in the championship. For this year the first to eight will get units, where the winner of the competition will get eight points, this change is the main attraction. The second will achieve seven and the third will achieve six and thus will continue to descend.
It is not mandatory to make a pit stop during the Sprint Race. However, the teams have two sets of tires, so the plan to follow is left to the decision of each one.
GP Emilia Romagna 2022 Qualy results and starting positions
When is the Emilia Romagna GP Sprint Race and how to watch it live?
Free practice 2 will be at 5:30 pm Mexico City time. While the Sprint Race will run at 9:30 am.
To watch both practice and the race, you can tune in to the FOX Sports 3 FOX Sports Premium channel. Also through F1 TV Pro. Don’t forget that all the details of the Emilia Romagna GP can be found at MARCA Claro.
When is the Emilia Romagna GP and how to watch it live?
On Sunday the 24th the race will take place, which you can follow through Fox Sports Premium, the official application of F1 and in the minute by minute of MARCA Claro.
Free Practice 2 and Sprint Race GP Emilia Romagna: Schedule and where to watch
- when are they? Saturday April 23, 2022.
- What time are they? Free Practices 2 5:30 Mexico and Colombia, 7:30 Argentina | Sprint Race 10:00 Mexico and Colombia, 12:00 Argentina.
- where are they? At the Autdromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari in Imola, Italy.
- where to see? Through Fox Sports, in the F1 app (F1TV) and in MARCA Claro minute by minute.