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One race has been faraway from the schedule

Simply one of many 22 races on the 2022 Components 1 calendar has not returned to the schedule for the 2023 season, which is ready to see a file 24 occasions.

After all of the speak about doubtlessly shedding the Monaco Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco and even the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, the discharge of the 2023 Components 1 schedule confirmed that just one observe has been dropped.

Now not on the schedule for subsequent yr is Circuit Paul Ricard, which had hosted the French Grand Prix because it made its return 2018 (besides when it was canceled in 2020 on account of COVID-19-related restrictions).

This yr’s schedule options 22 races, and subsequent yr’s options 24. With the lack of the 15-turn, 3.63-mile (5.842-kilometer) Le Castellet, France highway course, three different tracks have been added to the schedule, together with two which have been on it in previous years.

Returning to the schedule are Shanghai Worldwide Circuit and Losail Worldwide Circuit.

The previous is ready to host the Chinese language Grand Prix whereas the latter is ready to host the Qatar Grand Prix. The 16-turn, 3.388-mile (5.452-kilometer) Jiading, Shanghai, China highway course most just lately hosted a race again in 2019.

It was scheduled to take action once more in 2020, however that didn’t occur on account of COVID-19-related restrictions. The observe hosted one race annually from 2004 to 2019, and now it’s set to return in 2023.

As for the 16-turn, 3.343-mile (5.381-kilometer) Lusail, Al Daayen, Qatar highway course, the one race it has ever hosted passed off in 2021. Again in 2021, the observe signed a 10-year deal to host the Qatar Grand Prix, however that deal didn’t begin till 2023. The race was not on the 2022 schedule due to Qatar’s give attention to this yr’s World Cup.

The one really new race on the 2023 calendar is the Las Vegas Grand Prix, the third race in the US. Components 1 is ready to return to Las Vegas, Nevada for the primary time because the 1982 Caesars Palace Grand Prix and on a brand-new 17-turn, 3.800-mile (6.116-kilometer) momentary road circuit.

This race is ready to be the fourth Saturday race in Components 1 historical past and is scheduled to happen on Saturday, November 18. Not since October 19, 1985, when the South African Grand Prix passed off at Kyalami Circuit, has a race been contested on a Saturday.



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