Korean Grand Prix returns on new 21-race 2015 Formula 1 calendar

The FIA has announced that the Korean Grand Prix is set to return to the Formula 1 calendar for 2015, pushing the number of races up to 21

Korean Grand Prix returns on new 21-race 2015 Formula 1 calendar

Wednesday's FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting confirmed the F1 schedule for next year, with a Korean GP on May 3 being added.

The Korean race's status was highlighted as 'to be confirmed'.

It is unclear if the race is being planned at the Mokpo track that hosted the event from 2010-13, or if it will be the Seoul street circuit idea that is being pushed for by former race promoter Joe Chung.

The ratified calendar features a few tweaks from the provisional version that was announced in September.

The Bahrain GP has been moved to after the Chinese GP, with their race dates changing to form a back-to-back.

The Korean GP is then pencilled in to take place just a week before the Spanish GP.

2015 Formula 1 calendar

March 15 Australian GP
March 29 Malaysian GP
April 12 Chinese GP
April 19 Bahrain GP
May 3 Korean GP (TBC)
May 10 Spanish GP
May 24 Monaco GP
June 7 Canadian GP
June 21 Austrian GP
July 5 British GP
July 19 German GP
July 26 Hungarian GP
August 23 Belgian GP
September 6 Italian GP
September 20 Singapore GP
September 27 Japanese GP
October 11 Russian GP
October 25 USA GP
November 1 Mexican GP
November 15 Brazilian GP
November 29 Abu Dhabi GP

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