After an exciting week of testing in Bahrain, the 2022 Formula 1 season is just a few days away. It is a race week as Formula 1 is back for the 2022 season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
Last year Max Verstappen clinched his maiden world title with a thrilling victory over Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi in what was expected to be the most exciting year in the sport. The war of words between Christian Horner and Toto Wolff continues, with Red Bull and Mercedes likely to be at the forefront under new rules and regulations.
Ferrari overcomes in tests in Barcelona and Bahrain, with Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz able to challenge Hamilton, Verstappen, George Russell, and Sergio Perez every week Excited prospect. Troubles at McLaren mean Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo, who fell ill last week in Bahrain, may have to wait a little longer to race.
Lewis Hamilton has confirmed that he will be changing his name in honor of his mother's surname Larbalestier.
The 37-year-old, who reclaimed the Formula 1 title from Red Bull's Max Verstappen in Bahrain this weekend, was speaking at Expo Dubai 2022.
The Mercedes star has confirmed he's changing his name because he doesn't think women should lose their surnames after marriage.
The seven-time champion Hamilton said at the 2022 Dubai Expo, I am very proud of my family's name.
"Indeed, none of you would know that my mother's name is Larbalestier. And I'm going to name it after myself."