Welcome at RacingNews365

Become part of the largest racing community in the United Kingdom. Create your free account now!

  • Share your thoughts and opinions about F1
  • Win fantastic prizes
  • Get access to our premium content
  • Take advantage of more exclusive benefits
Sign in
Oscar Piastri

Piastri prepared for Zandvoort challenge

It will be the Australian's first visit to the circuit in his racing career.

To news overview © XPBimages

Oscar Piastri says he has been preparing for his first Formula 1 outing at the Zandvoort circuit in the McLaren simulator.

The Dutch Grand Prix circuit is one of the tracks on the calendar that Piastri did not race at, during his time rising through the F1 feeder championships.

The track returned to the calendar in 2021 for the first time since 1985, having made significant updates to increase overtake opportunities.

Piastri: Looking forward to seeing papaya fans

With it now his 13th race in F1 and 12 months on from his contract saga, Piastri said: "I'm looking forward to getting back to racing after some time off for the summer break.

"I had a nice time away on holiday, enjoying the sun and I feel recharged ahead of going into this second half of the season.

"Next up is the Dutch GP. Zandvoort is a new track for me, so I’ve been working hard in the sim with the engineers to get as prepared as possible for the weekend.

"I'm feeling ready and excited to get back into the car and see all the Papaya fans in the stands. Let's bring home good results."

F1 2023 Dutch Grand Prix RN365 News dossier


LATEST Hamilton baffled by Mercedes progress: We're no better than last year