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F1 2023 Calendar: When will the next Grand Prix take place?


The 2023 Formula 1 season is here and the new campaign has seen Red Bull pick up where it left off in 2022.

This year sees 23 races held in a record calendar, as Max Verstappen looks confident of making it three in a row after back-to-back World Championship triumphs.

Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team have seen further improvements so far this year after a disappointing 2022 season. Meanwhile, Ferrari is struggling to match its strong start to 2022.

There are also some new faces on the grid – such as Oscar Piastri and Logan Sargeant – and all 20 drivers will be eager to get back on track after a three-month break with official pre-season testing in Bahrain before the first race of the season a week later.

The biggest upset of this year so far happened mid-season when AlphaTauri driver Nyck de Vries was dropped almost immediately after Silverstone as he failed to impress Red Bull’s top brass. He was replaced by favorite Daniel Ricciardo.

Here’s everything you need to know.

What is the F1 2023 calendar?

Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir – March 3-5

Jeddah Corniche Tour – March 17-19

Albert Park, Melbourne – March 31-April 2

  • ROUND 4 – AZERBAIJAN (sprint weekend)

Baku Street Circuit – April 28-30

Miami International Autodrome, Hard Rock Stadium – May 5-7

  • TOUR 6 – EMILIA ROMAGNA CANCELED

Imola Circuit – May 19-21

Monaco Circuit – May 26-28

Barcelona-Catalonia Circuit – June 2-4

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal – June 16-18

  • ROUND 10 – AUSTRIA (sprint weekend)

Red Bull Ring, Spielberg – June 30-July 2

Silverstone Circuit – July 7-9

Hungaroring, Budapest – July 21-23

  • ROUND 13 – BELGIUM (sprint weekend)

Spa-Francorchamps circuit – July 28-30

Circuit Zandvoort – August 25-27

Monza Circuit – September 1-3

Marina Bay Street Circuit – September 15-17

Suzuka International Racing Course – September 22-24

  • ROUND 18 – QATAR (sprint weekend)

Lusail International Circuit, Lusail – October 6-8

  • ROUND 19 – UNITED STATES (sprint weekend)

Circuit of the Americas, Austin – October 20-22

Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City – October 27-29

  • ROUND 21 – BRAZIL (sprint weekend)

Interlagos Circuit, Sao Paulo – November 3-5

Las Vegas Street Circuit – November 16-18

Yas Marina Tour – November 24-26

F1 will race in Las Vegas in November

(PENNSYLVANIA)

When and where does the 2023 F1 season start?

The first race of the season, the Bahrain Grand Prix, takes place from Friday March 3 – Sunday March 5 on the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

Qualifying on Saturday March 4 begins at 3 p.m. (GMT) with Sunday’s race also at 3 p.m. (GMT).

When do pre-season tests take place?

Pre-season testing takes place at the Bahrain International Circuit the week before the first race, from Thursday February 23 – Saturday February 25.

The race will take place between 7 a.m. And 4:30 p.m. (GMT) on each of the three days. There will be a one-hour break in the middle of each session for lunch.

Each driver will have a day and a half in the car.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The Bahrain Grand Prix, as well as pre-season testing, will be broadcast live on Aerial sports UK.

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What was said?

Max Verstappen has challenged Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes to raise their game and give him the championship battle Formula 1 needs.

Verstappen ran away with last season’s title, winning 15 of 22 races, to secure his second championship with four rounds remaining. In contrast, Hamilton, driving his underperforming Mercedes, had the worst year of his career as he failed to win a race and finished 214 points behind.

But addressing the prospect of renewing his rivalry with Hamilton at the Red Bull season launch in New York, Verstappen, 25, said: “In the interest of the sport you always want the teams to be very close.

“I think it was close last year, but as a team we executed a lot of things better than others and that’s why the point gap was so big. I never felt , apart from two or three races, which we absolutely dominated. But for the general interest of Formula 1, everyone wants a title battle with several teams involved.”

Max Verstappen challenged his title rivals to raise their game

(PA)

Who are the driver teams for 2023?

RED BULL

Max Verstappen

Sergio Perez

FERRARI

Charles Leclerc

Carlos Sainz

MERCEDES

Lewis Hamilton

George Russell

ALPINE

Esteban Ocon

Pierre Gasly

McLAREN

Lando Norris

Oscar Piastri

ALFA ROMEO

Valtteri Bottas

Zhou Guanyu

ASTON MARTIN

Fernando Alonso

Lance’s Walk

HAAS

Kevin Magnussen

Nico Hulkenberg

ALPHATAURI

Yuki Tsunoda

Daniel Ricciardo/Liam Lawson

WILLIAMS

Alex Albon

Logan Sargeant

*italics represent a new addition to the grid/a team change

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