Work began on pastis magnate Paul Ricard’s track in 1969, with French racers Jean-Pierre Beltoise and Henri Pescarolo acting as consultants on the layout. Racing began at the circuit a year later. Formula 1 hit the Circuit Paul Ricard in 1971, with Jackie Stewart winning the inaugural race in his Tyrrell 003.
Join ScuderiaFans to get up-to-the-minutes for the latest results, timings, news and info from the Circuit Paul Ricard, as the first practice session for the 2022 French Grand Prix is about to start. Scuderia Ferrari drivers Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc will hit the track behind the wheel of the F1-75 challenger, with the target of evaluating tyre management and identifying the ideal set-up ahead of the qualifying session on Saturday and the race on Sunday.
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