Formula 1® is delighted to release the draft calendar of the 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championship™. This will be submitted for approval during the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting on 4th October 2019.
For the first time ever, the Formula 1® calendar will comprise 22 Grands Prix. Ten events will be held in Europe, seven in Asia, four in the Americas and one in Australia. As already announced, Melbourne gets the seventieth season underway on 15th March 2020 and, as usual, it will end on 29th November 2020 with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit.
A new country makes its debut as a host nation in 2020 with Vietnam becoming the 34th country to stage a round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, with a race in the capital Hanoi on 5th April. A famous name from the past returns in the shape of the Zandvoort circuit, which will be the venue for the Dutch Grand Prix on 3rd May.
This year, several historic events - Australia, Great Britain and Spain - have renewed their contracts, as has the more recent and spectacular Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Mexico City will continue to host a race for the next three years under the new title of Mexico City Grand Prix. And, currently being finalised is an extension to the contract with the Italian Grand Prix, which next weekend celebrates its ninetieth anniversary.
Four-day Grandstand tickets for the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020 are now on sale. Fans who purchase a four-day Grandstand seat prior to Monday 30 September 2019 will automatically secure GP Advantage Gold member status.
To view the full 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championship™ calendar click here.