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FIA F1 - 2013 Schedule Changes Announced


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Istanbul, Dec 9, 2012: Following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) in Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday, Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has revealed revisions to the 2013 calendar.

The German round has been moved forward a week to July 7, and an additional date of July 21 has been reserved for another F1 European event, subject to the approval of the relevant national sporting authorities (ASNs).

The 2013 calendar in full:

17/03 Australia
24/03 Malaysia
14/04 China
21/04 Bahrain
12/05 Spain
26/05 Monaco
09/06 Canada
30/06 Great Britain
07/07 Germany
21/07 Reserved for another European event*
28/07 Hungary
25/08 Belgium
08/09 Italy
22/09 Singapore
06/10 Korea
13/10 Japan
27/10 India
03/11 Abu Dhabi
17/11 USA
24/11 Brazil

*subject to the approval of the relevant ASNs

The open slot was originally supposed to be the GP America event in New Jersey. However, the promoter and the sanctioning body have agreed to postpone the race until 2014. We will have more on this as things evolve.