F1 releases 2015 calendar featuring 21 races, Korea? Again?

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Truth be told, a 21-race calendar is not really something the teams want to see but that’s what has been approved by the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council this week. Perhaps they know something we don’t about the return of the Korean Grand Prix and the likelihood of the race actually happening.

The FIA have a lot of things to consider and local sporting events as well as global events and circuit availability all play a roll but the races aren’t grouped like you would normally suspect them to be for travel. Weather plays as  role as well and so much so that the FIA’s Accident Panel investigating the Japanese Grand Prix incident involving Jules Bianchi recommended that they avoid rainy seasons in particular locations.

The calendar includes the Mexican Grand Prix as well as the much-maligned Korean Grand Prix.

15 March                    AUS                 Grand Prix of Australia

29 March                    MYS                 Grand Prix of Malaysia

12 April                       CHN                  Grand Prix of China

19 April                       BHR                  Grand Prix of Bahrain

3 May                         KOR                 Grand Prix of Korea (TBC)

10 May                        ESP                 Grand Prix of Spain

24 May                        MCO                Grand Prix of Monaco

7 June                         CAN                 Grand Prix of Canada

21 June                       AUT                 Grand Prix of Austria

5 July                          GBR                 Grand Prix of Great Britain

19 July                        DEU                 Grand Prix of Germany

26 July                        HUN                 Grand Prix of Hungary

23 August                   BEL                  Grand Prix of Belgium

6 September               ITA                    Grand Prix of Italy

20 September            SGP                 Grand Prix of Singapore

27 September            JPN                  Grand Prix of Japan

11 October                 RUS                 Grand Prix of Russia (Sochi)

25 October                 USA                 Grand Prix of USA (Austin)

1 November               MEX                 Grand Prix of Mexico

15 November             BRA                 Grand Prix of Brazil

29 November             ARE                 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi

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