Qatar Formula 1 Grand Prix Kicked Off At Lusail International Circuit This Weekend
Two years after its inception in 2021, the eagerly anticipated Formula 1 race weekend has begun at the Lusail International Circuit in Qatar.
Qatar Grand Prix weekend kicked off this weekend at Lusail Circuit
The qualifying rounds took place on Friday, followed by the Sprint Shootout and the 100KM race with the Qatar Grand Prix event coming up on Sunday.
Prior to the Sprint Shootout and 100KM dash on Saturday and the final race on Sunday, the qualifiers will consist of (Free Practice 1) FP1.
The top eight finishers will receive points, with P1 receiving eight points and P8 receiving one.
Racing enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to at the 5.38 km track, which will host the fourth of six F1 Sprint weekends in addition to an exciting matchup. This weekend, Max Verstappen can win his third world championship if he defeats teammate Sergio Perez by three points.
Verstappen will make history if he can win the Qatar Grand Prix and capture his third consecutive Formula One championship, even if it’s on a Sprint Shootout.
The Dutch driver has been in strong form, finishing with 38 victories overall in the previous 60 grand prix.
The 16-turn circuit of Lusail will remain the same in 2023, but the site has changed and can accommodate 40,000 spectators this weekend.
There have been substantial alterations to how the pit and paddock look as a whole.