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French Grand Prix 2022- Everything You Need To Know

French Grand Prix

The 2022 French Grand Prix will take place from 22-24 July at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet.

A total of 73 laps, consisting of a 5.842 Km circuit lap will take place at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet. The race coverage starts on the 22 of July with practice sessions, followed by qualifying fixtures on Saturday. The final race will be on Sunday, 24th July.

SessionDateTimeCoverage
Practice Session 1 22 July 202206:30 – 07:30SkySportsf1 (UK)
Practice Session 2 22 July 2022 10:00 – 11:00SkySportsf1 (UK)
Practice Session 3 23 July 2022 07:00 – 08:00SkySportsf1 (UK)
Qualifying Sessions 23 July 2022 10:00 – 11:00SkySportsf1 (UK)
French GP Race 24 July 2022 09:30 – 11:30SkySportsf1 (UK)

Race Facts- French Grand Prix

  • French Formula one Grand pix was held for 88 times.
  • Michael Schumacher had the most number of wins (8)
  • All of Michael Schumacher victories came at Magny-Cours track
  • Ferrari had most wins as a constructor (17)
  • Race length is 309.690km
  • Before shifting to Circuit Paul Ricard, it was held at the Magny-Cours track.
  • Nigel Mansell and Lewis Hamilton are the only drivers other than Prost to have won at the Paul Ricard track more than once

Most memorable moment in French GP

The 1989 French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard is best remembered for a huge first-corner crash caused by Mauricio Gugelmin in the Leyton House, who locked his brakes and hit the back of Thierry Boutsen’s Williams.

The Leyton House ended upside down on Nigel Mansell’s Ferrari, and the race had to be restarted.

However, in the next year’s race, Gugelmin and his Leyton House teammate Ivan Capelli almost won the race but fell short.

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