16/04/2024

Who will win the 2022 F1 season? Find out who are writers predicted. Photo:@f1/Twitter

Ahead of the first race of the season, The team at The Inner Sanctum have made their predictions of how they think the 2022 Formula 1 season will shape up.

The 2022 Formula One season is set to be one of the most open and competitive seasons in recent years with the introduction of new regulations to encourage closer racing and more overtaking.

Following last season’s race for the Driver’s Championship being the closest and most dramatic in years, tensions will be high again this season as the teams battle out for glory.

With the start of the season upon us, the team at The Inner Sanctum have predicted how they think the 2022 F1 Season will play out.

Ben Filosi

Drivers Champion: Max Verstappen 

Constructors Champion: Mercedes

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Pierre Gasly

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 7th 

Australian Grand Prix winner: Lewis Hamilton 

Bold prediction: George Russell wins more races in 2022 than teammate Lewis Hamilton 

Dominic Criniti

Drivers Champion: Carlos Sainz

Constructors Champion: Ferrari 

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Mick Schumacher

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 6th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Carlos Sainz

Bold prediction: Haas outscore Alfa Romeo and Williams, Piastri replaces a retiring Alonso for 2023.

Lachlan Dand

Drivers Champion: Max Verstappen

Constructors Champion: Red Bull

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Lando Norris

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 7th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Charles Leclerc 

Bold prediction: Verstappen to be in the lead for the Driver’s Championship at every point of the season 

Tom Hayes

Drivers Champion: Max Verstappen

Constructors Champion: Ferrari

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Carlos Sainz

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 8th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Max Verstappen

Bold prediction: Lewis Hamilton retires at the end of the season

Anthony Alesiani

Drivers Champion: Max Verstappen 

Constructors Champion: Ferrari

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Pierre Gasly

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 5th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Charles Leclerc

Bold prediction: Hamilton finishes outside the top 5 of the Driver’s Championship 

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Lachlan Onions

Drivers Champion: Max Verstappen 

Constructors Champion: Red Bull 

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Charles Leclerc

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 5th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Max Verstappen 

Bold prediction: Red Bull, Ferrari, Mercedes, and McLaren all in with a shot of winning the constructors championship in the final race of the season

William Makepeace

Drivers Champion: Charles Leclerc

Constructors Champion: Ferrari

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Yuki Tsunoda

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 8th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Charles Leclerc

Bold prediction: Pierre Gasly will be a Mercedes driver in 2023, replacing a retiring Lewis Hamilton

Jack Molloy

Drivers Champion: Lewis Hamilton 

Constructors Champion: Mercedes

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Valtteri Bottas

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 8th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Carlos Sainz

Bold prediction: Pierre Gasly will re-join Red Bull at the end of the season, replacing Sergio Perez. 

Cal Cummins

Drivers Champion: Max Verstappen

Constructors Champion: Ferrari

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Pierre Gasly

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 8th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Charles Leclerc 

Bold prediction: Haas to have a podium this season

Jasper Chellappah 

Drivers Champion: Lewis Hamilton

Constructors Champion: Mercedes

Underrated driver/driver to watch out for: Charles Leclerc

Daniel Ricciardo’s finishing position: 7th

Australian Grand Prix winner: Max Verstappen

Bold prediction: Two McLarens on the podium in Monaco

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