2019 Formula 1 calendar revealed with 21 races scheduled

Formula 1 has revealed a draft 2019 calendar, featuring 21 races with the German Grand Prix getting a place on the schedule

Although it still needs to be formally approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council on October 12, there is unlikely to be many changes made.

The season will begin in Australia on March 17 and finish on December 1 in Abu Dhabi.

The order of some races has been shuffled around compared to this season.

The Singapore GP will now form a back-to-back with Russia on September 22/29, while Mexico will take place the weekend before the United States GP.

Speaking after the release of the calendar, F1 commercial chief Sean Bratches said he was delighted that contracts had been extended with Germany and Japan in the past week.

"The renewal of the Japanese Grand Prix and the confirmation of the German Grand Prix are both examples of our direction to place fans at the heart of Formula 1, a vision shared with all our promoters," he said.

Draft 2019 F1 calendar

March 17 Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne)
March 31 Bahrain Grand Prix (Sakhir)
April 14 Chinese Grand Prix (Shanghai)
April 28 Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Baku)
May 12 Spanish Grand Prix (Barcelona)
May 26 Monaco Grand Prix (Monte Carlo)
June 9 Canadian Grand Prix (Montreal)
June 23 French Grand Prix (Paul Ricard)
June 30 Austrian Grand Prix (Red Bull Ring)
July 14 British Grand Prix (Silverstone)
July 28 German Grand Prix (Hockenheim)
August 4 Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest)
September 1 Belgian Grand Prix (Spa)
September 8 Italian Grand Prix (Monza)
September 22 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay)
September 29 Russian Grand Prix (Sochi)
October 13 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka)
October 27 Mexican Grand Prix (Mexico City)
November 3 United States Grand Prix (Austin)
November 17 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos)
December 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina)

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