There will be 23 scheduled races for the 2021 F1 World Championship, the highest number ever. This is because, unlike what has been broadcast in recent weeks, it will also race in Australia: not as the season’s inaugural Grand Prix, which begins on March 28th from Bahrain, but on November 21 as the third to last round, ahead of Saudi Arabia (December 5). ) And the grand ending. In Abu Dhabi (December 12th).
Due to travel restrictions, there will be no place for China, even if Stefano Domenicali leaves the door open in case of some concession. “The global pandemic situation – explained F1 CEO – still does not allow us to fully return to normal life. Moving Australia to the calendar is great news and we still have contact with our Chinese partners, in case something happens it must change during the year.”
2021 Calendar Update
The season starts in Bahrain March 26-28
Australia moves to November 19-21
Imola returns April 16-18, discussions in China are ongoing
Formula 1 (@ F1) January 12, 2021