F1: Verstappen wants to do it again

A week after an exciting Singapore Grand Prix, the paddock continues its Asian tour. After seeing his streak of ten consecutive victories come to an abrupt end, Max Verstappen will try to return to victory, he who is the title holder at Suzuka.

Touched but not sunk, Max Verstappen goes to Suzuka to dispute this Japanese Grand Prix. A race which was very successful for him since last year he won it and this allowed him to be officially world champion. With good memories of 2022, the Dutchman hopes to find his way back to success.

Verstappen wants to relaunch a series

The circuit of Suzuka perfectly suitable for single-seaters Red Bull. Unlike in Singaporethere will be room to overtake and Max Verstappen will not be stuck in traffic. Defeated in the Singaporean streets after 10 consecutive victories, the double world champion will be keen to set the record straight. Despite everything, he is wary of McLaren. « When you look around, McLaren has made great progress. They are normally also quite good at high speed, we saw that at Silverstone. They have further evolved their car since then so they can be quite strong here. It’s pretty impressive to see where they started and where they are now. Especially on a lap, they can be very strong. The race pace, you never know. But of course, on a tour, I see them really very competitive “, entrusts Max Verstappen about the Japanese GP. To be continued…

To follow this Japanese Grand Prixsee you in front of your television from Friday with the first two free practice sessions to follow on Canal+ Sport, from 4:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. then from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., before the third and final Saturday on the same channel from 4:30 a.m. The serious stuff will begin at 8 a.m. with qualifying. The departure of Grand Prix will be given on Sunday at 7 a.m. on the encrypted channel. In the race, the drivers will have to cover 307.471km, or 53 laps of 5.807km on the circuit of Suzuka and its 18 turns.

The complete program at Suzuka

– Friday September 22

4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: Free Practice 1 (Canal+ Sport)
08:00 – 09:00: Free Practice 2 (Canal+ Sport)

– Saturday September 23

4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: Free Practice 3 (Canal+ Sport)
08h00 – 09h00 : Qualifications (Canal+ Sport)

– Sunday September 24

07:00: Start of the Grand Prix (Canal+)

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