NNeither the pilots nor the press have been convinced the 2022 Grand Prix format introduced by F1which moved the day of media thursday to Friday, before Free Practice 1, to try to save a day of activity on the circuit. In the end, the pilots and journalists have continued to come every Thursday, even though there was hardly any activity and then they faced an endless Friday that starts at 10 in the morning with the press conferences and ends with Free Practice 2, followed by the drivers’ meeting with the FIA and then with the engineers to review the day.
In Silverstone (June 30 to July 3) it could return to the traditional scheme, that is, with the official press conference for Thursday, about 23 hours before the start of FP1, according to ‘Racing News 365.com’. This change is subject to World Motor Sports Council approval of the FIA this week, although it is expected to receive the go-ahead.
Press conference on Thursday with 5 and 5 drivers
The changes, if approved, would make lThe drivers’ press conference will be held for an hour on Thursday, with 10 of them in attendance, divided into two 30-minute sessions attended by five competitors each. Riders who do not attend must, as in the past, attend a press session organized by their team on Thursday at each ‘motohome’ where they deem opportune.
The press conference of the team leaders will remain on Saturday morning, and will take place for one hour and with six attendees. You must finish no less than one hour and 30 minutes before Free Practice 3.