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Fittipaldi is opposed to ‘crazy' 23-race calendar

1 month ago   |   By PlanetF1

Emerson Fittipaldi believes Formula 1 drivers are being over-faced with 22 races this season, never mind 23 next year.
F1 hopes to reach its target of a 23-race campaign in 2022 having fallen just short in the current season due to the ongoing pandemic.
That total looks unlikely to decrease in the foreseeable future either, given the number of countries and circuits that are jockeying to host a grand prix.
It is a far cry from the days when Fittipaldi was racing in the sport, between 1970 and 1980, when there was only ever a maximum of 16 races per year.
The two-time former World Champion...
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