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Final 2017 Formula 1 calendar to have twenty races

Final 2017 Formula 1 calendar to have twenty races image

Marcus De Guzman / FIA | December 02, 2016 10:15

FIA releases final calendar of 2017 Formula 1 season

It's official, the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) has just released the final schedule of the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix. The next season will see drivers duke it out in 20 races across the globe.

The race will kick off on March 26 in Australia and will end on November 26 in Abu Dhabi once more.

Changes from the provisional calender that was first issued in September include: Malaysia and Singapore switching dates, the absence of the German GP and Baku being moved a week earlier to avoid conflicting with 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Also, the Italian Grand Prix has been retained as well, putting to bed the rumors that it will be eventually be replaced by Las Vegas.

Listed below are the dates of the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix

March 26 – Australia (Melbourne)

April 9 – China (Shanghai)

April 16 – Bahrain (Bahrain)

April 30 – Russia (Sochi)

May 14 – Spain (Barcelona)

May 28 – Monaco (Monte Carlo)

June 11 – Canada (Montreal)

June 25 – Azerbaijan (Baku)

July 9 – Austria (Spielberg)

July 16 – Great Britain (Silverstone)

July 30 – Hungary (Budapest)

August 27 – Belgium (Spa-Francochamps)

September 3 – Italy (Monza)

September 17 – Singapore (Singapore)

October 1 – Malaysia (Sepang)

October 8 – Japan (Suzuka)

October 22 – USA (Austin)

October 29 – Mexico (Mexico City)

November 12 – Brazil (Sao Paolo)

November 26 – Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)