F1 Abu Dhabi 2022 test results (morning): Charles Leclerc tops[F1-Gate.com]

The Abu Dhabi 2022 F1 test took place at the Yas Marina Circuit on Tuesday, November 22, and Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) set the fastest time in the morning’s four-hour session.

After the final Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix ended on Sunday, the team stayed at the Yas Marina Circuit for post-season testing, the last official test of the year. Aimed at testing Pirelli’s 2023 tyres, each team runs two cars, one for racing drivers and one for rookie drivers who have started in two or fewer races.

For drivers who will transfer teams in 2023 and drivers who will make their F1 debut, this will be the first opportunity to get used to the environment while driving in the new team’s F1 machine.

Fernando Alonso (Alpine to Aston Martin), Pierre Gasly (Alpine to Alpine), Nick de Vries (AlphaTauri), Oscar Piastri (McLaren) and Nico Hulkenberg (Haas) for the first time with the new team did the job.

10 sets (C1 x 1, C2 x 1, C3 x 3, C4 x 3, C5 x 2) for racing drivers, 8 sets (C3 x 2, C4 x 4, C5 x 2) and different numbers for rookie drivers 2023 tires are assigned.

Although there was no official lunch break, all teams finished their sessions around 13:00 local time.

Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) recorded the best time in the morning. Marked 1 minute 25 seconds 383 after running 50 laps. Second place was followed by rookie Robert Schwartzman.

Third fastest was Fernando Alonso, who made his first run for Aston Martin. Marked 1 minute 26 seconds 312 after running 69 laps. Sergio Perez (Red Bull) is fourth.

Pierre Guthrie, who made his first run with the Alpine F1 team, clocked 1 minute 26 seconds 555, which was in 5th place.

First transfers/other transfers included Nick de Vries (AlphaTauri) in 16th, Oscar Piastri (McLaren) in 17th, and Nico Hulkenberg (Haas) in 18th after running just 27 laps due to engine trouble, Logan Sargenso (Williams) in 19th.

The Abu Dhabi F1 test will run until 18:00 local time (23:00 Japan time).

2022 Abu Dhabi F1 Test Venue/Time (Morning).

R: Regular driver Y: Young driver

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