(Motorsport-Total.com) – What is Mick Schumacher’s sporting future? Will Sebastian Vettel proceed with Aston Martin? Which drivers will take the cabs which might be nonetheless open? There are nonetheless unanswered questions on the driver market forward of the 2023 Formula 1 season. We present the newest overview of which teams have booked their drivers for 2023 and if there are nonetheless any vacancies!
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Formula 1 2022 drivers took a gaggle photograph in Bahrain
By the means, some drivers are fastened for years: Max Verstappen, for instance, signed a really long-term contract with Red Bull, Charles Leclerc will keep at Ferrari in the medium time period. Other drivers, on the different hand, have to fret about persevering with their Formula 1 careers.
Here’s a whole overview of the Formula 1 2023 drivers and teams with all confirmed drivers – each as a photograph gallery overview (see under) and as a textual content overview.
Mercedes: Both cabins are assigned. In July 2021, Lewis Hamilton signed a contract extension till 2023. George Russell may even stay a Silver Arrow driver in 2023 as he additionally has a multi-year contract.
Red Bull: Max Verstappen has sealed his mid-term future with Red Bull till the begin of the 2022 season by extending his contract till 2028! No one in the business has the skill to plan for safety. Sergio Perez can be nonetheless at the prime: he prolonged his contract in the 2022 season for one other two years, till 2024.
Ferrari: Charles Leclerc signed a long-term contract in 2019 till the finish of 2024, so he may even be at Ferrari in 2023. The similar applies to Carlos Sainz: he has prolonged his contract for two years in the 2022 Formula 1 season. So, it’s set for 2023 and past.
McLaren: Lando Norris will stay a McLaren driver for the foreseeable future after signing a long-term contract in 2021. The actual date will not be recognized, however it could final till the finish of 2025. His present team-mate Daniel Ricciardo will depart the workforce at the finish of the season regardless of being underneath contract till 2023. He was changed by compatriot Oscar Piastri, who was allowed to change to McLaren after a tussle with Alpi.
Alps: Esteban Ocon will stay at Alpes past the 2022 season. In 2021, they promised to offer him the cabin till 2024. It will not be but recognized who was driving the second car. Alpine had introduced the promotion of Formula 2 champion Oscar Piastri on 2 August, which he later denied saying “I will not be driving for Alpine in 2023”. His transfer to McLaren was confirmed in early September.
Photo gallery: Formula 1 drivers 2023
Who will drive the place in the 2023 Formula 1 season? We’ll present an up to date overview of confirmed drivers and teams in our photograph sequence!
Alpha Tauri: Pierre Gasly is underneath contract till 2023. At the finish of September, Yuki Tsunoda was confirmed for one other season. In 2023, the former Toro Rosso workforce is anticipated to start out with the similar driver pair for the third 12 months in a row. Gasly is presently linked with a transfer to the Alps.
Aston Martin: The racing workforce shortly stuffed the void left by Sebastian Vettel after his retirement from Formula 1 after the 2022 season and 4 days later introduced the dedication of former world champion Fernando Alonso. Lance Stroll will stay with him in the workforce, which workforce principal Mike Krak instantly confirmed. But it was solely a formality: his father, Lawrence Stroll, as CEO of Aston Martin, can be at the helm of the eponymous Formula 1 workforce.
Williams: Nicolas Latifi’s three-year contract with Williams expires after the 2022 season and won’t be renewed. For this, Alexander Albon signed a brand new multi-year contract and will stay with the workforce “2023 and past”. His new colleague is presently nonetheless open.
Alfa Romeo: Valtteri Bottas has signed a multi-year contract with Alfa Romeo till the 2022 season. The actual time period is unknown, however in any case it nonetheless covers the 2023 season. Whether Guanyu Zhou will probably be there once more continues to be open. The Chinese will go on a one-year contract in 2022, presumably with an possibility for a second 12 months.
Characteristic: Kevin Magnussen has signed a multi-year cope with Haas to return to Formula 1. He also needs to compete for Team USA in 2023. His Haas teammate, Ferrari academy driver Mick Schumacher, is out of contract at the finish of 2022. Engine provider Ferrari was allowed considered one of the two Haas cabs with an inside teenager.
Formula 1 teams and drivers for the 2023 season:
Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton / George Russell
Red Bull: Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez
Ferrari: Charles Leclerc / Carlos Sainz
McLaren: Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri
Alps: Esteban Ochon / ??
Alpha Tauri: Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda
Aston Martin: Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll
Williams: Alexander Albon / ??
Alfa Romeo: Valtteri Bottas / ??
Characteristic: Kevin Magussen / ??