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French Grand Prix 2022

Paul Ricard weather: What's in store for the French GP?

Hot temperatures are predicted across the French Grand Prix weekend at Paul Ricard, as the European continent experiences a heatwave.

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Formula 1 drivers and teams are set to be greeted with particularly hot and sunny conditions throughout this weekend's French Grand Prix.

As Europe experiences a record-breaking heatwave, the Circuit Paul Ricard – located in Le Castellet, some 50km from Marseille – is no exception.

From Friday to Sunday, baking temperatures are set to heat up the 5.842-kilometre track surface, with no threat of rain impacting proceedings.

Hot from Friday to Sunday at Paul Ricard

According to our friends at WeerOnline.nl, the air temperature will sit between 22 and 34 degrees Celcius across the Grand Prix weekend.

Peak temperatures are expected between midday and late afternoon on all three days, coinciding with the vast majority of on-track action.

Meanwhile, a gentle breeze is expected on Friday and Sunday, with this rising to moderate on Saturday – potentially causing the drivers some issues.

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