Earlier today, F1 enthusiasts around the globe were delighted to find out the entire calendar for the 2023 season.
Although the current campaign started with drama, fans have come to terms with the fact that only one man looks like winning.
Despite a strong start from Charles Leclerc, the Monegasque has failed to hold off the relentless attack of Max Verstappen. After the events of Abu Dhabi 2021, the Dutchman looks set to take the championship in far less controversial fashion this time around.
Consequently, a large portion of the fanbase have switched their focus over to next year, and there are some excellent Grands Prix to get excited about.
This season will break new ground with a grand total of 24 races.
F1 calendar 2023
The new season will commence on March 5 in Bahrain, and will feature one interesting new addition. Firstly, the sport will head to Las Vegas, USA, for the first-ever time, as part of the FIA’s American takeover.
In addition, the Qatar GP will return, after not being included for 2022. It will once again take place at the Losail International Circuit.
Furthermore, after a three-year absence, F1 will finally return to China. However, the eagerly-anticipated South African race will not take place until at least 2024, and the French GP at Paul Ricard will also miss out.
As per Sky Sports, Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1, said: “We are excited to announce the 2023 calendar with 24 races around the world. Formula 1 has unprecedented demand to host races. And it is important we get the balance right for the entire sport.
He continued: “We are very pleased with the strong momentum Formula 1 continues to experience. And it is great news that we will be able to bring our passionate fans a mix of exciting new locations such as Las Vegas to the Championship with much-loved venues across Europe, Asia and the Americas.”
Other big events on the calendar include the traditionally popular races in Britain, Belgium and Italy. Meanwhile, the Monaco Grand Prix also remains on the calendar. The season ends in Abu Dhabi.
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