Final 2016 Formula 1 calendar confirmed by World Motor Sport Council

Next year's United States and Mexican GPs will be held back-to-back, in the only change to the final version of the Formula 1 calendar ratified by the FIA World Motor Sport Council

Final 2016 Formula 1 calendar confirmed by World Motor Sport Council

Following its return to the F1 calendar this year, the Mexican Grand Prix moves forward by one week in 2016, from November 6 to October 30.

With the Circuit of the Americas' future jeopardised by local funding cuts, the American Grand Prix is subject to a promoter's agreement being reached.

As the Mexico City race was originally scheduled for the week before the Brazilian Grand Prix, there will still be six back-to-back events - Canada/Europe (Baku), Austria/Britain, Hungary/Germany, Belgium/Italy, Malaysia/Japan and United States/Mexico.

As previously confirmed, the season will start in Australia on March 20 and conclude in Abu Dhabi on November 27, while August represents a summer break between the German GP on July 31 and Spa on August 28.

2016 FORMULA 1 CALENDAR:

March 20 - Australia
April 3 - Bahrain
April 17 - China
May 1 - Russia
May 15 - Spain
May 29 - Monaco
June 12 - Canada
June 19 - Europe (Baku)
July 3 - Austria
July 10 - Britain
July 24 - Hungary
July 31 - Germany
August 28 - Belgium
September 4 - Italy
September 18 - Singapore
October 2 - Malaysia
October 9 - Japan
October 23 - USA
October 30 - Mexico
November 13 - Brazil
November 27 - Abu Dhabi

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