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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

FIA announces 2015 Formula One race schedule


[Photo:  FIA.com].


The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) met on Wednesday, December 3 ahead of the Prize-Giving Ceremony coming up on Friday in Doha, Qatar. Several decisions were made in the council meeting.

Among the announcements coming out of the meeting was the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship schedule!

The eagerly awaited new race schedule for 2015 was confirmed by the FIA as follows:

  • March 15 -- Grand Prix of Australia

·         March 29 -- Grand Prix of Malaysia

·         April 12 -- Grand Prix of China

·         April 19 -- Grand Prix of Bahrain

·         May 3 -- Grand Prix of Korea (TBC) [still tentative, as of 12/3/14].

·         May 24 -- Grand Prix of Monaco

·         June 7 -- Grand Prix of Canada

·         June 21 -- Grand Prix of Austria

·         July 5 -- Grand Prix of Great Britain

·         July 19 -- Grand Prix of Germany

·         July 26 -- Grand Prix of Hungary

·         August 23 -- Grand Prix of Belgium

·         September 6 -- Grand Prix of Italy

·         September 20 -- Grand Prix of Singapore

·         September 27 -- Grand Prix of Japan

·         October 11 -- Grand Prix of Russia (Sochi)

·         October 25 -- Grand Prix of USA (Austin)

·         November 1 -- Grand Prix of Mexico

·         November 15 -- Grand Prix of Brazil

·         November 29 -- Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi

 
For more information about the meeting and decisions announced from it, see my Examiner F1 article here.

Formula One.com has a convenient, clear, and printable schedule HERE.  [Note:  As of 12/3/14, the printable schedule on Formula1.com does NOT include the Korea race].