first live practice session!

first live practice session!

The 16th Grand Prix of the 2022 Formula 1 season begins today, Friday September 09, 2022, with the first free practice session at the Monza circuit. At home in Zandvoort, Max Verstappen won his 4th GP in a row at the last event to extend his lead to 109 points over rivals Leclerc and Perez, both tied for 2nd on points. Now it’s Ferrari’s turn to race in front of their fans, follow the first episode of the weekend with us live!


Bottas was penalized on the grid

The Finn’s season in his new team had started in the best way. Of the first 9 innings, Valtteri Bottas finished 7x in the top 10 for retirement and 11th place. This force has been at a standstill since its gearbox problem at Silverstone, no top 10 and 3 retired in the last 6 doctors. For this home Grand Prix of Alfa Romeo, Bottas will start at the back of the grid due to engine, turbo and MGU-H changes. Taking points will not be easy for Finn who will stay 2 consecutive withdrawals since the end of the break, let’s see his rhythm in this first free practice session!

Hamilton in good form but was punished

The opposite situation for his former teammate, Lewis Hamilton recovered from a bad start to the season with chains 5 consecutive podiums from Canada to Hungary! Mercedes is competitive as shown by its race pace in the Netherlands and the German company is now the only one. 30 points of Ferrari in the constructors’ championship. The 7x world champion will also start from the back of the grid after an engine change, he will rely on the transmission equipment of this Monza circuit to compete for the top 6.

Among those penalized are Yuki Tsunoda (5 warnings, 10th place) and Mick Schumacher (gearbox).

Monza circuit

  • Height: 5,793 m
  • Left turns: 4
  • Right turns: 7
  • DRS Locations: 2
  • Number of rounds to go: 53
  • Total distance traveled: 306.72 kilometers

The perfect weekend plan

Free practice program for the 2022 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix

Period The date Every hour What TV channel?
PeriodFree practice 1 The dateFriday, September 09, 2022 Every hour2:00 pm – 3:00 pm What TV channel?Sports Channel+
PeriodFree practice 2 The dateFriday, September 09, 2022 Every hour5:00 pm – 6:00 pm What TV channel?Sports Channel+
PeriodFree practice 3 The dateSaturday September 10, 2022 Every hour1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. What TV channel?Sports Channel+
Posted on 09/09/2022 Updated 09/09/2022