The United States Grand Prix will take place on Sunday 23rd October 2022.
The United States Grand Prix is a motor racing event that has been held on and off since 1908, when it was known as the American Grand Prize. The Grand Prix later became part of the Formula One World Championship. As of 2021, the Grand Prix has been held 50 times at ten different locations. Since 2012, it has been held every year at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, except in 2020 when it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
The race takes place on the magnificent Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The race covers 56 laps with a total distance of 308.4 km (191.6 miles).
Circuit of the Americas is a purpose-built Formula 1 track in Austin Texas that is made up of the designer’s favorite parts of other F1 tracks from around the world. It’s also a massive elevation change style track with Turn 1 being 130 feet higher than the start-finish line and the front stretch being almost entirely uphill.
There are plenty of different combinations of sections on this track between high-speed corners, long straights, and sharp low-speed corners. That combination of track sections and DRS zones should give plenty of passing chances throughout the long lap that is COTA. With the long laps, it allows for some interesting pit strategies and ability to pit without losing a lot of track positions. It’s also a track that will see a fair amount of overtaking during the race as well without needing to find spots through pit strategy. Cars with the best speed will find their way to the front of the pack as well.
Heading into the United States Grand Prix for 2022, the standings are currently as following:
Driver Standings – TOP 5
- Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing – 366 points
- Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing – 253 points
- Charles Leclerc, Ferrar – 252 points
- George Russell, Mercedes – 207 points
- Carlos Sainz Jr., Ferrari – 202 points
- Red Bull Racing – 619 points
- Ferrari – 454 points
- Mercedes – 387 points
- Alpine – 143 points
- McLaren – 130 points
- Alfa Romeo – 52 points
- Aston Martin – 45 points
- Haas – 34 points
- AlphaTauri – 34 points
- Williams – 8 points