• 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Days
  • 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Hours Hrs
  • 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Minutes Mins
  • 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Seconds Secs

Formula 1® Heineken® Australian Grand Prix

7 - 10 April, 2022

Melbourne 08:00 AM | Your Local Time

Buy Tickets
This website uses cookies for analytics and personalised content. View our Privacy Policy for more information on cookies.
Skip to main content
Back

Piastri’s grasp on the title

09/12/21

Will the Aussie do the trifecta?

The FIA Formula 2 Championship™ has come down to the final round with Australian young gun Oscar Piastri holding a healthy lead in the title fight.

With only 65-points on offer and three races remaining, Piastri only needs a few more points to extend his 51.5-point lead and be crowned champion.


Advertisement

The PREMA Racing driver leads his teammate Robert Shwartzman (162-points) and Guanyu Zhou (149-points).

If Piastri does manage to win, he will join George Russell and Charles Leclerc in winning back-to-back F3®/GP3 and F2® titles. On paper, Piastri can achieve a hat-trick, going above what Russell and Leclerc earned after winning the 2018 Formula Renault Eurocup.

“It would be silly if I wasn’t coming in and trying to get that third title,” he said.

Friday Grandstand tickets for the Formula 1®️ Australian Grand Prix 2022 are available from $91. Get them before they sell out.

“Even if it was set to be my first title ever, I would be silly not to try and get it. It would certainly be a CV booster.”

All eyes will be on qualifying at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, where four points are on offer for the fastest driver.

Australian (AEDT) times for each Formula 2® session are as follows:

  • Free Practice: Friday, 6:30 pm
  • Qualifying: Saturday, 1:30 am
  • Sprint Race 1: Saturday, 7:20 pm
  • Sprint Race2: Sunday, 1:45 am
  • Feature Race: Sunday 8:00 pm

Share