This Sunday, October 23, the Austin circuit will once again hear the engines of the highest category of motorsport roar with the United States Grand Prix y Max Verstappen will debut his second world title in a place that has historically eluded Red Bull.
Beyond the fact that over time Austin is not fertile ground for the Red Bulls, this year there is nothing to stop them. Therefore, again, the strong candidates are again Max Verstappen y Sergio Perez. The Dutchman is already the champion with four races remaining and the Mexican will want to establish himself in second place. In addition, the constructors’ championship is already practically liquidated.
The fight in the 2022 season of Formula 1
Ferrari and Mercedes They will continue to compete until the end to settle the runner-up in the team championship and thus define their budget for next year. Currently, the Italians are 67 points ahead of the Germans and maintaining that difference is the main objective for those from Maranello.
Beyond the fact that the drivers’ championship is defined, important things are still at stake. For example, Mick Schumacher He still does not have his seat secured for next season.
Last year the winner in Austin was Verstappen after a race. Second was Lewis Hamilton and the podium was completed by Sergio Pérez. But of the last seven races on this circuit, the first to cross the finish line was a Mercedes.
Schedule and where to watch the F1 United States Grand Prix:
3:00 p.m. eastern United States
2:00 p.m. Mexico City
The race can be followed in Mexico through Fox Sports and Star Premium. In the United States, on ESPN.