The 2017 F1 Calendar gets underway in March with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. The final race is again in Abu Dhabi in November, but will the title fight go down to the wire again this year?
The major change to this year’s F1 calendar is the drop out of the German Grand Prix, for the second time in three years organisers have been unable to reach an agreement to get Hockenheim in the schedule.
There will be 20 races in the 2017 F1 season compared to the 21 of last year. This means that the number of power units drivers can use without penalty has been reduced from five to four.
Other changes see China and Bahrain swap places in the calendar, and the Azerbaijan Grand Prix has been moved back a week so not to clash with the Le Mans 24 hour race.
Winter testing gets underway on February 27 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.
Full 2017 F1 Calendar
March 26: Melbourne, Australia
April 9: Shanghai, China
April 16: Bahrain, Bahrain
April 30: Sochi, Russia
May 14: Barcelona, Spain
May 28: Monte Carlo, Monaco
June 11: Montreal, Canada
June 25: Baku, Azerbaijan
July 9: Spielberg, Austria
July 16: Silverstone, United Kingdom
July 30: Budapest, Hungary
August 27: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
September 3: Monza, Italy
September 17: Singapore, Singapore
October 1: Sepang, Malaysia
October 8: Suzuka, Japan
October 22: Austin, USA
October 29: Mexico City, Mexico
November 12: Sao Paolo, Brazil
November 26: Abu Dhabi, UAE