At BET99.net, we usually talk about sports such as baseball, soccer, basketball or hockey. However, other sports are also available on our site like soccer or tennis for example. Today, we are going to talk about one of the most famous worldwide sports: Formula 1.
This legendary motorsport series will inevitably speak to many people as its popularity is immense.
All over the world, the circuits and the drivers attract millions of fans yearly to witness the spectacle. Below is your go-to guide for understanding the pinnacle of motorsports.
What is Formula 1?
Formula 1 is the most popular motorsport in the world. In terms of audience, only the Olympic Games and the World Cup of soccer do as well as Formula 1(F1).
This competition was born in 1946 in an official and structured way. However, it was largely inspired by the automobile competitions held in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s.
Since then, many luxury car brands have participated in its races. Advertising and sponsors are also fond of F1, as the television audience is in the tens of millions. The drivers are highly trained professionals who have been racing for many years (often since their youth). They generally start by participating in karting and then go through the Formula 3 and Formula 2 levels.
Finally, and only according to their rankings, they can attract a Formula 1 team and participate in this competition.
What are the circuits present in the 2022 Formula 1 season?
Among the circuits present in 2022 for the 73rd season of Formula 1, there are:
In total, no less than 23 different circuits located all over the world have been selected this year in Formula 1.
Who are the Formula 1 drivers in 2022?
Among the drivers, you will find in this year 2022:
Verstappen, Perez, Hamilton, Russell, Leclerc, Sainz Jr, Ricciardo, Norris, Alonso, Ocon, Gasly, Tsunoda, Vettel, Stroll, Hulkenberg, Latifi, Albon, Zhou, Bottas, Magnussen, Schumacher.
So there are experienced (Vettel, Alonso, Hamilton…) with new talents. (Schumacher…)
This years grid features two Canadian drivers, Lance Stroll and Nicholas Latifi
This will offer the fans a great show and high quality races.
Who are the iconic drivers in the history of Formula 1?
Just like any sport has its own iconic players, Formula 1 also has its drivers that are loved by all fans.
Over the years, the popularity of some of its drivers has grown steadily around the world. M.Schumacher, Alonso, Senna, Prost, Hamilton, Vettel, Verstappen or Raikkonen have left a lasting impact on the sport.
It must be said that their many outstanding performances on the F1 circuits have impressed the viewers.
On this list is Brazilian Ayrton Senna, who in the 1990s was at the top of the sport. Unfortunately, in 1994, he was involved in a fatal crash which proved how dangerous F1 can be. Even today, many drivers still credit him as the best driver of all time.
Formula 1 : Conclusion
F1 captivates the world because of the non-stop action, the high speeds, and thrilling story lines the series creates. The pinnacle of motorsports makes its 5th stop of the year on May 8th when the racers take on the new course in Miami, Florida for the first time ever!