F1 2022: Who is on the cover?

Promotional image for F1 22

Codemasters have revealed the box art for their upcoming racer F1 2022, and it includes a variety of well-known names.

Of course, the 2022 season is already well underway, with the most recent race taking place in Miami in the USA.  

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen managed to win the race, holding off a late challenge from Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.

It was a thrilling end to the race, as a safety car allowed the two to essentially duke it out throughout the final few laps.

And both men are going to be on a version of the F1 2022 cover.

There are going to be two covers for F1 2022 when it does finally release later this year on July 1st.

Codemasters and EA Sports has confirmed that there will be a Standard Edition as well as a Champions Edition, at two separate price points, and both games will feature different covers, with different F1 drivers on the box.

Who is on F1 2022’s Standard Edition cover?

F1 2022 Standard Edition cover
F1 2022 Standard Edition cover

On the Standard Edition, EA and Codemasters have put their trust in the future of Formula One.

There are three men on the cover and they are all up and coming drivers who appear poised for lengthy careers at the very top of thesport.

Leclerc is front and centre, which makes sense, given that he is currently enjoying an astonishing season and leads the Drivers’ Championship.

Also on the cover is Lando Norris, who drives for McLaren and has thus far achieved six podiums, as well as one pole position. He hasn’t yet won a race, although he did come second in the Italian Grand Prix in 2021.

And rounding off the trio is George Russell, who has recently signed for Mercedes, and is now Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate.

He has a similar record to Norris, having taken two podiums, and his best finish came at the Belgian Grand Prix in 2021, when he finished second.

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Who is on F1 2022’s Championship Edition cover?

F1 2022 Champions Edition cover
F1 2022 Champions Edition cover

The Championship Edition focuses much more on the here and now.

We’ve got some absolutely legendary racers on the front cover, here, with four men on the box.

At the forefront is current world champion Verstappen.

He drives for Red Bull and has no fewer than 23 wins in his eight seasons driving at the highest level, while taking a total of 63 podiums.

He is, inevitably, joined by Lewis Hamilton.

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The legendary Brit drives for Mercedes and has won a staggering 103 races while taking 183 podiums. He has won seven World Championships.

Joining the pair is Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard currently drives for Alpine and is a two-time world champion, winning 32 races, and achieving a total of 98 podiums.

And rounding out the quartet is Sebastien Vettel, who drives for Aston Martin.

The German driver has four world championships to his name and has won 53 races, as part of taking 122 podiums.

There are no fewer than 14 World Championships split among this legendary quartet!

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