A 22 or 23 race schedule in F1 is extra bearable for a driver than for his race workforce, particularly the mechanics at work lengthy earlier than and lengthy after a Grand Prix weekend.
But Lando Norris, although a younger driver, admits these lengthy seasons are additionally beginning to weigh on him, believing his superb schedule would characteristic fewer races and extra restoration time between Grand Prix weekends.
The Concorde settlement between F1 and the groups supplies for up to 25 races per season, however the calendar is already too busy in accordance to him. Of the 22 race weekends confirmed on the calendar this season (pending the alternative of the Russian GP), 19 of them characteristic as a part of back-to-back race doubles or triples.
“You have to go back to 18 to 20 races maximum,” launches Norris.
“Whereas when you have two weekends in a row without F1, you can relax even more! And when you're completely relaxed, you don't think about the race for a while before starting the preparation again.”
“In short, a week between two races is not enough.”