F1 reveals bumper 21-race calendar for 2016

For the second year running the FIA has released a Formula 1 calendar with 21 races. Like last year, it remains to be seen if we’ll actually see all of those races take place. As it stands the 2016 season is set to kick off in Australia on 3 April, with the Chinese Grand Prix […]

German Grand Prix dropped from 2015 F1 calendar

It’s official, the German Grand Prix has been removed from the 2015 F1 calendar. The move was ratified last Friday by the World Motor Sport Council with this small disclaimer that: “The German Grand Prix has been withdrawn as the CRH [commercial rights holder] and promoter did not reach agreement.” A revised 19-race calendar can […]

OFFICIAL: Formula 1 on Foxtel from 2015

Lewis Hamilton’s title defence will start in Australia in mid-March and Australian viewers will be able to see it all live in high definition on Fox Sports. In news announced today Fox Sports has signed a five-year agreement which will see it broadcast live every practice session, every qualifying session and every race, starting with […]

Hockenheim to host 2015 German Grand Prix?

Those of you paying attention to the 2015 Formula 1 calendar will have noticed no venue had been announced for the German Grand Prix to be held on 19 July. According to an interview with Bernie Ecclestone published by Reuters the race will be held at Hockenheim. The 2014 race was held at Hockenheim and […]

FIA makes bad Korea move

In a move that’s almost as crap as the headline above and that should surprise noone the FIA has quietly removed the Korean Grand Prix from the 2015 F1 calendar. That leaves us with a 20-race season, with the proviso that the previously published 21-race season should trigger a clause allowing drivers to have access […]

F1 reveals bumper 21-race calendar for 2015

The Korean Grand Prix is back on the Formula 1 calendar after the FIA published a surprise 21-race program during the week. This is a bit of an odd one as there is, in theory, a 20-race cap for the F1 calendar. Speculation suggests the weeds around the Yeongam circuit will remain untouched and the […]

Formula 1 expecting 20 races in 2015

Australia will once again kick off the Formula 1 season after a provisional 2015 calendar was sent to teams during the Italian Grand Prix weekend. The maximum number of 20 races have been pencilled in for the F1 calendar, with the Mexican Grand Prix back to rejoin the fun after a 20 year hiatus. 2015 […]

Bernie says Azerbaijan in 2016, New Jersey maybe

Another new grand prix looks set to join the F1 calendar with Bernie Ecclestone confirming to Forbes.com he has done a deal for a race to be hosted in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, in 2016. At the behest of Ferrari, McLaren and Red Bull there is a 20-race limit on the F1 season and […]

Mexican Grand Prix set to join 2015 F1 calendar

After an absence of over 20 years the Mexican Grand Prix looks set to return next year. Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed he has signed a deal with race organisers and is subject to final negotiations, which may include finding a place on the ever bulging F1 calendar. “I’m happy to announce we’ve concluded an agreement […]

2014 F1 calendar confirmed

The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council met overnight to sign off on a whole bunch of agenda items. Chief among them was the 2014 F1 calendar, which has now been locked away at 19 races. Last time we updated you on the 2014 calendar we were facing the prospect of a 22-race season. We already […]

GP of America plans up in smoke once again

We suspected this was going to happen, so it’s no surprise to read a report suggesting the Grand Prix of America, aka the New York GP, will be postponed until 2015. In a telephone interview Bernie Eccelstone said of the race: “We are not satisfied it’s going to happen in time. What we’re aiming for […]

Has Bernie sold an F1 slot to Mororcco for $600m?

“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, Bernie walks into mine.” They’re probably not the words used by the King of Morocco Mohammed VI, but after meeting with Bernie at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it’s being reported the F1 supremo has negotiated a gig for Mororcco to appear […]