Located in the South of France at the Circuit Automobile Paul Ricard, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France 2018 will be returning after a 10-year stint off the Formula 1 calendar. As for the Circuit Paul Ricard, it will also be a comeback at the international top-level of motor sport. The last Grand Prix organized on the southern France’s legendary track dates from 1990. One year before the event, the formalization of the Grand Prix de France on the 2018 calendar is a powerful symbol for its organizer, the GIP Grand Prix de France – le Castellet.
Jean Alesi, the Paul Ricard circuit ambassador, took the initiative to show the layout to different drivers. They are the best judges of the quality of the challenge they’ll have to face and the overtaking opportunities that a circuit can offer. Like Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raïkkönen they are all very enthusiastic about coming to race on the Paul Ricard circuit.
Join us later in the afternoon for the latest updates and results from the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet as the qualifying session for the 2018 French Grand Prix is about to get underway, with Scuderia Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen at the wheel of the SF71H, ready to challenge Mercedes and Red Bull for pole position.