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F1 2022

In photos: Spectacular shots of F1's 2022 cars in wet conditions

Formula 1 testing in Barcelona ensured some wet running on Friday by artificially dampening the circuit over the lunch break, resulting in some special photos!

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The Formula 1 drivers taking part in Friday's afternoon session at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya had a chance to try out Pirelli's Wet and Intermediate tyre range, thanks to some forward planning from the sport.

With no rain falling over the three-day test, special tankers went around the circuit during the one-hour lunch break to spray copious amounts of water on the tarmac. This was to force the teams to spend time on Pirelli's wet-weather compounds in the afternoon.

Below, RacingNews365.com presents some spectacular photos of the cars splashing their way around the circuit over the course of Friday afternoon, courtesy of our photographer Michael Potts as well as the teams.

Check out the photos below!

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In photos: F1's 2022 cars tested out in the wet!

F1 drivers tested their new cars in wet conditions in Barcelona on Friday, after the circuit was artificially dampened to give tyre supplier Pirelli some useful data.

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F1 2022 Barcelona pre-season test RN365 News dossier

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