An exciting Formula 1 season is coming up in 2022: The racing cars are returning to an Asian city.
A new race is also planned in the USA.
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While the 2021 season is still in progress, those responsible are already working in the background on race dates for the Formula 1 calendar 2022.
According to British Formula 1 journalist Joe Saward, there is already a preliminary plan for what the 2022 calendar could look like.
Accordingly, the drivers will start their cars on March 20 on the racetrack of the Arab island state of Bahrain.
In the weeks before that, there should be tests in Bahrain and the Spanish city of Barcelona.
Formula 1 calendar 2022: No Grand Prix in Germany
Formula 1 fans can look forward to classics such as Monaco or Silverstone in Great Britain in 2022.
Europe is otherwise represented by Spain, France, Italy, Austria and Hungary, among others.
In Germany, however, there will be no Grand Prix - neither at the Hockenheim nor the Nürburgring.
"I have the feeling that the organizers don't really dare to host a Grand Prix," said Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali of Sport Bild.
Germany has the most successful team in Mercedes in recent years and also two drivers in the four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher's son Mick *.
The provisional Formula 1 calendar 2022 at a glance
February 23-25, 2022: Tests in Barcelona
March 11-13: Tests in Bahrain
March 20, 2022: Bahrain Grand Prix
March 27, 2022: Saudi Arabia GP
April 10, 2022: Australian GP
April 17, 2022: Chinese GP
May 8, 2022: Miami GP
May 21, 2022: Spanish GP
May 28, 2022: Monaco GP
June 12, 2022: Baku or Canadian GP
June 19, 2022: Baku or Canadian GP
3rd July 2022: Great Britain GP
July 17, 2022: French GP
July 24, 2022: Austrian GP
July 31, 2022: Hungarian GP
August 28, 2022: Belgian GP
September 4th 2022: Netherlands GP
September 11, 2022: Italian GP
September 25, 2022: Russian GP
October 09, 2022: Singapore GP
October 16, 2022: Japanese GP
October 30, 2022: Mexico GP
November 06, 2022: Austin GP
November 20, 2022: Brazilian GP
December 4th, 2022: Abu Dhabi GP
Source: Joe Saward
According to information from Joe Saward, the race plan stipulates that the Singapore GP will return in 2022.
It was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Corona * pandemic.
Miami will be there for the first time.
In the city in the US state of Florida, the engines of the Formula 1 cars will roar on May 8.
Formula 1: surprises are looming after 2022
Another racetrack, on the other hand, will not celebrate a Formula 1 premiere.
“There won't be a Qatar Grand Prix in 2022 as the country will be busy with the World Cup from November 21st to December 18th.
However, Qatar will be on the calendar from 2023, ”writes the British journalist.
Fans should look forward to more surprising races in 2023.
There is also interest in a Grand Prix from Africa, revealed Domenicali in an interview with Sport Bild.
According to the Italian Internet portal Formulapassion, the circuit in Kyalami, South Africa, is a favorite for a race in Africa.
A return to South Korea is also possible, said Domenicali.
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