(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 bunch photograph in Bahrain
By the means, some drivers are mounted 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 an entire 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 also 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 trade has the potential to plan for safety. Sergio Perez can also 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 also be at Ferrari in 2023. The identical 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 precise date isn’t recognized, however it could final till the finish of 2025. His present team-mate Daniel Ricciardo will go away the crew at the finish of the season regardless of being beneath contract till 2023. He was changed by compatriot Oscar Piastri, who was allowed to modify to McLaren after a tussle with Alpi.
Alps: Esteban Ocon will stay at Alpes past the 2022 season. In 2021, they promised to present him the cabin till 2024. It isn’t but recognized who was driving the second automobile. 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 collection!
Alpha Tauri: Pierre Gasly is beneath contract till 2023. At the finish of September, Yuki Tsunoda was confirmed for one other season. In 2023, the former Toro Rosso crew is anticipated to start out with the identical driver pair for the third yr in a row. Gasly is at the moment linked with a transfer to the Alps.
Aston Martin: The racing crew shortly crammed 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 crew, which was instantly confirmed by crew principal Mike Krak. But it was solely a formality: his father, Lawrence Stroll, as the CEO of Aston Martin, can also be at the helm of the eponymous Formula 1 crew.
Williams: Nicolas Latifi’s three-year contract with Williams expires after the 2022 season. The crew has but to touch upon whether or not they need to hold the Canadian; however this isn’t thought of possible. But Alexander Albon’s future is evident: he signed a brand new multi-year contract and will stay with the crew “2023 and past”.
Alfa Romeo: Valtteri Bottas has signed a multi-year contract with Alfa Romeo till the 2022 season. The precise time period is unknown, however in any case it nonetheless covers the 2023 season. Whether Guanyu Zhou will probably be there once more remains to be open. The Chinese will go on a one-year contract in 2022, probably with an possibility for a second yr.
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 inner 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 / ??