2016 F1 Calendar confirmed

By Adam Tate, Managing Editor

The FIA World Motorsport Council has formally ratified the calendar for the 2016 Formula One World Championship.

Only one change was made over the provisional calendar, the Mexican Grand Prix will be moved forward one week to October 30th, giving the teams back to back races with the U.S. race set to take place on October 23rd.

There is still doubt over the U.S. race due to funding issues between Circuit of the Americas and the state of Texas.

The season begins and ends in the traditional manner of starting with the Australian Grand Prix on March 20th and ends in Abu Dhabi on November 27th.

2016 Formula One Calendar

March 20 – Australia
April 3 – Bahrain
April 17 – China
May 1 – Russia
May 15 – Spain
May 29 – Monaco
June 12 – Canada
June 19 – Europe (Baku)
July 3 – Austria
July 10 – Britain
July 24 – Hungary
July 31 – Germany
August 28 – Belgium
September 4 – Italy
September 18 – Singapore
October 2 – Malaysia
October 9 – Japan
October 23 – USA
October 30 – Mexico
November 13 – Brazil
November 27 – Abu Dhabi

Image: Pirelli via Ercole Colombo 

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Associate Editor of Motorsports Tribune and jack of all trades, Adam is our resident Formula 1 expert. He has covered F1, IndyCar, WEC, IMSA, NASCAR, PWC and more. His work has been featured on multiple outlets including AutoWeek and Motorsport.com. A MT Co-founder, Adam has been with us since the beginning when he and Joey created Tribute Racing back in 2012. When not at the track or writing about cars, Adam can be found enjoying the Oregon back roads in his GTI.

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