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FIA confirms 19-race Formula One season

Ian Parkes

Published 08/03/2013 | 15:11

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MONTMELO, SPAIN - MARCH 01:  Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren drives during day two of Formula One winter testing at the Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2013 in Montmelo, Spain.  (Photo by Ker Robertson/Getty Images)
Jenson Button of McLaren drives during testing earlier this month

THE FIA has confirmed there will be 19 grands prix on this year's Formula One calendar.

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A provisional date set aside for an additional European race on July 21 will not be filled after F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone failed to lure Turkey back onto the calendar.

 

Portugal and Austria were also touted as possible hosts of a 20th race, but at a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council it was confirmed the calendar would remain as published at the end of last year.

 

2013 FORMULA ONE CALENDAR

 

March 17 - Australia (Albert Park)

 

March 24 - Malaysia (Sepang International Circuit)

 

April 14 - China (Shanghai International Circuit)

 

April 21 - Bahrain (Bahrain International Circuit)

 

May 12 - Spain (Circuit de Catalunya)

 

May 26 - Monaco (Monte-Carlo)

 

June 9 - Canada (Circuit Gilles Villeneuve)

 

June 30 - Britain (Silverstone)

 

July 7 - German (Nurburgring)

 

July 28 - Hungary (Hungaroring)

 

August 25 - Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)

 

September 8 - Italy (Monza)

 

September 22 - Singapore (Marina Bay Street Circuit)

 

October 6 - Korea (Korean International Circuit)

 

October 13 - Japan (Suzuka)

 

October 27 - India (Buddh International Circuit)

 

November 3 - Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina Circuit)

 

November 17 - United States (Circuit of the Americas)

 

November 24 - Brazil (Interlagos)

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