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Published at 9/21/2022
Max Verstappen takes first Monaco win - Image: Motorsport Images

Next season’s 24 race Formula 1 calendar has been approved by the World Motor Sport Council, with the iconic Monaco Grand Prix also getting locked away until 2025.

The record breaking 24 event calendar will kick off March 5 in Bahrain and conclude at the Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi on November 25.

With China and Qatar also set to return, the new Las Vegas strip Grand Prix has been flagged as the season’s penultimate round.

A few alterations include the Spa Grand Prix move to the end of July as a back-to-back feature with the Hungarian GP, with the Netherlands, Zandvoort race coming after the long break, followed by Monza.

The retention of Belgium’s Spa Francorchamps Grand Prix – announced after the collapse of talks with South Africa organisers due to governmental and financial constraints – was a welcome relief for F1 fans, and somewhat of a victory for its traditionalists over the ‘money-talks’ aspect of the sports modern era.

The streets of Monte Carlo have also been confirmed with a contract until 2025, with the iconic Monaco running locked away for the eighth round, between Imola and Barcelona.

Stefano Domenicali was delighted to announce the news that extended arguably the most famous event on the calendar – having run an official grand prix since the inaugural 1950 season – with some concerning talk earlier in the year that it was perhaps in danger with its contract ending.

“I am pleased to confirm that we will be racing in Monaco until 2025 and excited to be back on the streets of this famous Principality for next year’s Championship on May 28,” said Domenicali, the president and CEO of Formula 1.

“I want to thank everyone involved in this renewal and especially H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, Michel Boeri, President of the Automobile Club of Monaco and all his team. We look forward to being back next season to continue our partnership together.”

Boeri, the President of the Automobile Club of Monaco, said that “In the interest of the Formula One World Championship, and after several months of negotiations, we are proud to announce that we have signed a three-year agreement with Formula One, and likely to be renewed.”

In the fervour of the 2023 calendars release, The FIA President Mohammed Bin Sulayem, added that, “The presence of 24 races on the 2023 FIA Formula One World Championship calendar is further evidence of the growth and appeal of the sport on a global scale,”

“The addition of new venues and the retention of traditional events underlines the FIA’s sound stewardship of the sport.

“I am delighted that we will be able to take Formula 1’s new era of exciting racing, created by the FIA’s 2022 Regulations, to a broader fan base in 2023.

“In framing the 2023 F1 calendar, WMSC Members have also been mindful of the timing of the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans.”

The next round of this year’s F1 season is the Singapore Grand Prix, held on the 5.6km Marina Bay circuit from September 30 to October 2.



Grand Prix


March 5



March 19

   Saudi Arabia


April 2



April 16



April 30



May 7



May 21

   Emilia Romagna


May 28



June 4



June 18



July 2



July 9

   United Kingdom


July 23



July 30



August 27



September 3



September 17



September 24



October 8



October 22



October 29


     Mexico City

November 5


     Sao Paulo

November 18

   Las Vegas

     Las Vegas*

November 26

   Abu Dhabi

     Yas Marina

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