The World Motor Sport Council have confirmed the 2016 Formula 1 season will have twenty-one races, although the future of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas remains uncertain.
The American event, scheduled to run on October 23 next year, remains the only race not to be set in stone, with a new contract yet to be signed with the national sporting authority and with F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone amid financial uncertainty surrounding the venue.
The only date change from the previous version of the calendar is for the Mexican Grand Prix, which has moved forward by one week from November 6 to October 30.
The round in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku has been confirmed to run on June 19, meaning the event will clash with the 24 Hours of Le Mans, meaning Nico Hulkenberg will not be able to defend his crown even without Porsche slimming their race entry down to just the two cars.
2016 Formula 1 Calendar
|March 20||Australian Grand Prix||Melbourne|
|April 03||Bahrain Grand Prix||Sakhir|
|April 17||Chinese Grand Prix||Shanghai|
|May 01||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi|
|May 15||Spanish Grand Prix||Catalunya|
|May 29||Monaco Grand Prix||Monte Carlo|
|June 12||Canadian Grand Prix||Montreal|
|June 19||European Grand Prix||Baku|
|July 03||Austrian Grand Prix||Red Bull Ring|
|July 10||British Grand Prix||Silverstone|
|July 24||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring|
|July 31||German Grand Prix||Hockenheim|
|August 28||Belgian Grand Prix||Spa-Francorchamps|
|September 04||Italian Grand Prix||Monza|
|September 18||Singapore Grand Prix||Singapore|
|October 02||Malaysian Grand Prix||Sepang|
|October 09||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka|
|October 23||United States Grand Prix||Austin|
|October 30||Mexican Grand Prix||Mexico City|
|November 13||Brazilian Grand Prix||Interlagos|
|November 27||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina|