After a week of rest it is time for the Turkish Grand Prix this week. For the ninth time Formula 1 travels to Istanbul, where it returned last year after an absence of eight years. The Grand Prix weekend starts as usual with the press conferences with the drivers.
Verstappen opens in Turkey
The press conferences with the drivers will start at 12:30 on Thursday afternoon. Max Verstappen, the current number two of the world championship, will be the first to attend, the FIA announced. The Dutchman is accompanied by Lance Stroll of Aston Martin. Lewis Hamilton is third, along with Mick Schumacher.
Press conference duos in Turkey
Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) / Max Verstappen (Red Bull
)Fernando Alonso (Alpine) / Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)
Mick Schumacher (Haas) / Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) / Sergio Perez (Red Bull)
Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo) / Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin)
Esteban Ocon (Alpine) / Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo) / George Russell (Williams)
Nikita Mazepin (Haas) / Lando Norris (McLaren)
Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) / Nicholas Latifi (Williams)
Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri)/
Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)
Press conferences team bosses
On Friday it’s the turn of the team bosses. Not everyone is present and the press conferences take place in threes. At 12:00hrs first Franz Tost (AlphaTauri), Otmar Szafnauer (Aston Martin) and Laurent Mekies (Ferrari) join the press. Then it is the turn of Frederic Vasseur (Alfa Romeo), Guenther Steiner (Haas) and Jost Capito (Williams).