Formula 1 2021 season is set to start with the usual dates and the first grand prix will take place in Australia unless something dramatically change because of Corona virus outbreak which effected the 2020 season. So far the exact dates and number of grand prixs are not confirmed but we already know the grand prix which are under contract beyond 2020 season and the ones might be added to 2021 season. We take a look at Formula 1 2021 season calendar and what changes we are expecting.
Final Formula 1 2021 Calendar:
The final calendar for 2021 season was released in december 2020 however as the covid-19 situation still around, first two grand prix’s are postponed. Now the season starts on 28th March 2021 in Bahrain.
|2||Bahrain Grand Prix||28 March 2021||Shakhir, Bahrain|
|3||Italian Grand Prix||18 April 2021||Imola, Italy|
|4||TBC||02 May 2021||TBC|
|5||Spanish Grand Prix||09 May 2021||Barcelona, Spain|
|6||Monaco Grand Prix||23 May 2021||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|7||Azerbaijan Grand Prix||06 June 2021||Baku, Azerbaijan|
|8||Canadian Grand Prix||13 June 2021||Montreal, Canada|
|9||French Grand Prix||27 June 2021||Le Castellet, France|
|10||Austrian Grand Prix||04 July 2021||Spielberg, Austria|
|11||British Grand Prix||18 July 2021||Silverstone, UK|
|12||Hungary Grand Prix||01 August 2021||Budapest, Hungary|
|13||Belgian Grand Prix||29 August 2021||Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium|
|14||Dutch Grand Prix||05 September 2021||Zandvoort, Netherlands|
|15||Italian Grand Prix||12 September 2021||Monza, Italy|
|16||Russian Grand Prix||26 September 2021||Sochi, Russia|
|17||Singapore Grand Prix||03 October 2021||Marina Bay, Singapore|
|18||Japanes Grand Prix||10 October 2021||Suzuka, Japan|
|19||American Grand Prix||24 October 2021||Austin, Texas, USA|
|20||Mexico Grand Prix||31 October 2021||Mexico City, Mexico|
|21||Brazilian Grand Prix||07 November 2021||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil|
|22||Australian Grand Prix (postponed)||21 November 2021||Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne|
|23||Saudi Arabia Grand Prix||05 December 2021||Miami Gardens, USA|
|24||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||12 December 2021||Yas Island, Abu Dhabi|
|1||Vietnam Grand Prix (Postponed)||TBA||Hanoi Street Circuit|
Formula 1 2021 Calendar Expansion And Changes:
FIA has already confirmed that they are in talks to extend the 2021 season beyond 22 races. So far 18 grand prixs have been confirmed while 6 or 7 more might be added making it 25 grand prix allowed in a single season. Here are some of the calendar changes you can expect next season.
- Azerbaijan, Monaco and Singapore Grands Prixs to return in 2021 after they were canceled in 2020 season due to covid-19.
- Dutch Grand Prix will return first time since 1985 and will take place at the Circuit Zandvoort.
- Second American’s Grand Prix might be added to the calendar and circuit around Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens is prefered venue.
- Brazilian Grand prix might be moved from Interlagos circuit in São Paulo to Rio MotorPark in Rio de Jeniero.
- Number of Races For Formula 1 2021 Season: We already know the 18 Grand Prix which are confirmed for 2021 season
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