The Formula One GP will be changing continent this weekend as the race returns to Europe with the French GP up next.
Date: Sunday 23rd June 2019
Time: 15:10 CET
We’ve managed to gather up all the information, stats and facts that you need to know about the race at the Circuit Paul Ricard.
French Grand Prix 2018
Winning driver: Lewis Hamilton
Winning car: Mercedes
By winning last year’s edition of the French Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton had clinched his 75th career pole as the race in France made its return their following a decade-long absence.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel entered the race with a one-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in the World Drivers’ Championship. In the World Constructors’ Championship, Mercedes led Ferrari by seventeen points. Hamilton took the lead in the Driver’s Championship by winning the race, with Vettel finishing fifth.
French Grand Prix 2019 Schedule
Friday 21st June
11:00 CET: Practice 1
12:30 CET: Practice 2
Saturday 22nd June
12:00 CET: Practice 3
15:00 CET: Qualifying
Sunday 9th June
15:10 CET: French Grand Prix Race
French Grand Prix Circuit
The Paul Ricard circuit measures 5,8 km making it one of the longest on the F1 calendar. Like Spa-Francorchamps and Silverstone this above-average length is a guarantee of variety, pleasure and spectacle for drivers and fans alike.
Circuit Location: Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
Most Wins (Driver): Alain Prost (4)
Most Wins (Constructor): Williams and McLaren (3)
Lap Record: 1:34.225 (Finland Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes, 2018)
Number of Laps: 53
Track Length: 5.842 km
F1 2019 Driver Standings
*Odds are subject to change