Friday, July 27, 2007

FIA reveals 2008 Formula 1 calendar

The FIA confirmed the Formula 1 championship calendar for 2008 on Friday. The calendar has two new faces in Singapore and Valencia. The US Grand Prix was removed from the calendar and with the French Grand Prix still there we will see 18 rounds in the F1 championship next year.

The 2008 Formula 1 championship will kick off on March 16 in Australia, followed by the Malaysian Grand Prix one week later. The first Formula 1 race through the streets of Valencia will be held on August 24, while the very first Singapore Grand Prix will be held on September 28. The Formula One season will finish on the 2nd of November at Interlagos, Brazil.

The 2008 calendar in full:

16 Mar Australia

23 Mar Malaysia

6 Apr Bahrain

27 Apr Spain

11 May Turkey

25 May Monaco

8 Jun Canada*

22 Jun France

6 Jul Great Britain

20 Jul Germany

3 Aug Hungary

24 Aug Europe**

7 Sep Italy

14 Sep Belgium

28 Sep Singapore**

12 Oct China

19 Oct Japan

2 Nov Brazil


**Subject to circuit approval

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