F1: Longest season ever in 2021

Dec, 17th 2020 – Formula 1’s governing body the FIA has confirmed the calendar for the longest season in history next year. There will be 23 grands prix held, starting in Australia on 21st of March and ending in Abu Dhabi on 6th of December.

The calendar is dependent on no further coronavirus pandemic disruption. F1 has said it is confident it will be able to run a full calendar. Plans for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne to be held in an ‘F1 biosphere’ are already under way.

The British Grand Prix at Silverstone will be on the 18th of July and the Brazilian Grand Prix has been firmed up at Sao Paulo’s historic Interlagos circuit on 14 November.

Vietnam’s inaugural race was affected by the pandemic as the first 10 races of the season were all postponed. The removal of vietnam has been triggered by the arrest on corruption charges of a key official responsible for the race in Hanoi.

F1 had earlier announced plans for the Brazilian Grand Prix to be held at a new track in Rio De Janeiro in 2021. The project however ran into trouble and a new five-year deal has been signed so that the race to continue in Sao Paulo until 2025.

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