Record F1 calendar announced

The Formula One season is scheduled to include a record 21 races next year.

Staff Reporter
13 July 2015, 2:26pm
The FIA on Friday released a provisional calendar for the 2016 campaign, including the inaugural race in Baku, Azerbaijan, on July 17.

It also features a return for the German Grand Prix, which was dropped from the 2015 calendar.

The season is due to get under way in Australia on April 3 and finish in Abu Dhabi on November 27.

The British Grand Prix is scheduled for June 26.

The FIA made the announcement following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Mexico City.

Provisional 2016 F1 calendar:


April 3


Australia


April 10


China


April 24


Bahrain


May 1


Russia


May 15


Spain


May 29


Monaco


June 12


Canada


June 26


Great Britain


July 3


Austria


July 17


European (Baku, Azerbaijan)


July 31


Germany


August 7


Hungary


August 28


Belgium


September 4


Italy


September 18


Singapore


September 25


Malaysia


October 9


Japan


October 23


USA


October 30


Mexico


November 13


Brazil


November 27


Abu Dhabi