FIA confirms 2013 Formula 1 calendar

The FIA has confirmed the 2013 Formula 1 calendar, with only minor tweaks to the provisional version that was leaked over the Singapore Grand Prix weekend

FIA confirms 2013 Formula 1 calendar

The season will start in Australia on March 17 and conclude in Brazil on November 24.

The only revisions to the draft calendar distributed to teams in Singapore is that the Korean and Japanese Grands Prix have been switched around, Germany has been moved forward a week to July 14 and the Belgian Grand Prix has been moved to August 25.

The New Jersey race that is scheduled to take place on June 16 remains provisional, subject to a contract being sorted out between organisers and Bernie Ecclestone.

New Concorde Agreement next month

The FIA also announced that it hoped to sign off a new Concorde Agreement with Bernie Ecclestone and the teams next month.

A statement issued by the governing body said: "The FIA President confirmed that positive and constructive discussions continue with regard to the new Concorde Agreement and it is anticipated a contract will be signed by the end of October."

The WMSC also approved the 2013 sporting and technical regulations that had been published on Thursday following sign off by the Technical Working Group in a fax vote.

2013 Formula 1 calendar

17/03 	AUS  	Grand Prix of Australia
24/03 	MYS 	Grand Prix of Malaysia
14/04 	CHN 	Grand Prix of China
21/04 	BHR 	Grand Prix of Bahrain
12/05 	ESP 	Grand Prix of Spain (Barcelona)
26/05 	MCO 	Grand Prix of Monaco
09/06 	CAN 	Grand Prix of Canada
16/06 	USA 	Grand Prix of Jersey (New York) * 
30/06 	GBR 	Grand Prix of Great Britain
14/07 	DEU 	Grand Prix of Germany
28/07 	HUN 	Grand Prix of Hungary
25/08 	BEL 	Grand Prix of Belgium
08/09 	ITA 	Grand Prix of Italy
22/09 	SGP 	Grand Prix of Singapore
06/10 	KOR 	Grand Prix of Korea
13/10 	JPN 	Grand Prix of Japan
27/10 	IND 	Grand Prix of India
03/11 	UAE 	Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
17/11 	USA 	Grand Prix of USA (Austin)
24/11 	BRA 	Grand Prix of Brazil

* TBC

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