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Korea removed from latest 2015 schedule

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The Korean Grand Prix has been removed from the latest listing of the 2015 Formula 1 schedule, after it became clear that the event was not viable.

Officials have confirmed that commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone had insisted the race be revived but its removal means that the calendar is once again down to twenty races.

It was believed that the inclusion of Korea, originally set for May 03rd, was to enable teams to be able to utilise a fifth engine in 2015 but its removal means that drivers will be forced to race with just the four engines before penalties come into play.

Revised 2015 Formula 1 Calendar

March 15 Australian Grand Prix Albert Park
March 29 Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang
April 12 Chinese Grand Prix Shanghai
April 19 Bahrain Grand Prix Sakhir
May 10 Spanish Grand Prix Catalunya
May 24 Monaco Grand Prix Monte Carlo
June 7 Canadian Grand Prix Montreal
June 21 Austrian Grand Prix Red Bull Ring
July 5 British Grand Prix Silverstone
July 19 German Grand Prix Nurburgring
July 26 Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring
August 23 Belgian Grand Prix Spa Francorchamps
September 6 Italian Grand Prix Monza
September 20 Singapore Grand Prix Singapore
September 27 Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka
October 11 Russian Grand Prix Sochi
October 25 United States Grand Prix Austin
November 1 Mexican Grand Prix Mexico City
November 15 Brazilian Grand Prix Interlagos
November 29 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yas Marina
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