(Motorsport-Complete.com) – The World Council of the FIA (WMSC) has the calendar of the Formula 1 season 2021 officially approved and thus confirmed the longest season of all time. In the coming year the already announced 21 races will be held. Which race will take the place of Vietnam is still open.
The new season will start on 21. March in Melbourne (Australia), it will end on December 5th in Abu Dhabi. There are no major deviations from the original calendar design – with one exception: Sao Paulo is back on the calendar because the planned Brazil race on the new route in Rio de Janeiro does not take place.
Even more : Formula 1 will even stay in Sao Paulo for at least five years and has signed a new contract until 2025. From the coming season the race will no longer be called the Brazilian Grand Prix, but the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.
For the 25. April is still an open slot on the calendar. The Vietnam Grand Prix was originally supposed to take place there, but it is becoming increasingly unlikely. A replacement race has not yet been determined, but it is said that one of the new routes of the season 2020 could form the new European start . Candidates are Imola, Portimao or Mugello.
Saudi Arabia will host a Formula 1 race for the first time next year and will take place as the penultimate race.
Due to the corona situation, Formula 1 will continue to focus on measures in the coming year to prevent the virus from spreading.
The Formula 1 calendar 2021: 21. 03. 2021: Colossal Prix of Australia (Melbourne) 28. 03. 2021: Colossal Prix of Bahrain (Sachir) 11. 04. 2021: Colossal Prix vo n China (Shanghai) 25. 04. 2021: still open 09. 05. 2021: Colossal Prix of Spain (Barcelona) 23. 05. 2021: Colossal Prix of Monaco (Monte Carlo) 06. 06. 2021: Colossal Prix of Azerbaijan (Baku) 13. 06. 2021: Colossal Prix of Canada (Montreal) 27. 06. 2021: Colossal Prix of France (Le Castellet) 04. 07. 2021: Colossal Prix of Austria (Spielberg) 18. 07. 2021: Colossal Prix of Great Britain (Silverstone) 01. 08. 2021: Colossal Prix of Hungary (Budapest) 242461 29. 08. 2020: Colossal Prix of Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps) 05. 08. 2020: Colossal Prix of the Netherlands (Zandvoort) 12. 09. 2021: Colossal Prix of Italy (Monza) 26. 09. 2021: Colossal Prix of Russia (Sochi) 03. 10. 2021: Colossal Prix of Singapore (Singapore) 10. 10. 2021: Colossal Prix of Japan ( Suzuka) 24. 10. 2021: Colossal Prix of the USA (Austin) 31. 10. 2021: Colossal Prix of Mexico (Mexico City) 13. 11. 2021: Colossal Prix of Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo) 28. 11. 2021: Colossal Prix of Saudi Arabia (Jeddah) 05. 12. 2021: Colossal Prix of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)