Formula 1 has unveiled the calendar for the 2022 season, with a 23, up from a 22 Grand Prix race schedule being approved by the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council.

The season will begin in Bahrain on 20 March, 2022 and finish in Abu Dhabi on 20 November, 2022. Next season will witness the return of Formula 1 to Miami in the State of Florida for the first time since 1959.

The Miami race will take place at the 5.41 km Miami International Autodrome, situated in the Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens. The new track will feature 19 corners and three straights, with cars set to reach a top speed of 320km/h on a circuit that has been designed to encourage close racing.

China is however, not included on the 2022 calendar due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic conditions.

2022 Formula 1 calendar

Date Grand Prix Venue
20 March Bahrain Sakhir
27 March Saudi Arabia Jeddah
10 April Australia Melbourne
24 April Emilia Romagna Imola*
8 May Miami Miami**
22 May Spain Barcelona*
29 May Monaco Monaco
12 June Azerbaijan Baku
19 June Canada Montreal
3 July United Kingdom Silverstone
10 July Austria Spielberg
24 July France Le Castellet
31 July Hungary Budapest
28 August Belgium Spa
4 September Netherlands Zandvoort
11 September Italy Monza
25 September Russia Sochi
2 October Singapore Singapore*
9 October Japan Suzuka
23 October USA Austin*
30 October Mexico Mexico City
13 November Brazil Sao Paulo
20 November Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi

In a statement making the announcement, F1 stated, “The 2022 season follows an unprecedented two years for Formula 1 in which the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in revised calendar of 17 races in 2020 and 22 races in 2021, a huge achievement given the international nature of the sport.”

On his part, Jean Todt, FIA President said, “The impressive 2022 FIA Formula One Championship calendar is the result of the great work made by Formula 1, led by Stefano Domenicali and his team, in strong synergy with the FIA. Over the past two years, F1 has shown remarkable resilience. This is clearly demonstrated by the continued growth of the sport despite the important challenges of the pandemic.”