Germany dropped from F1 calendar as doubts loom over Brazil

December 1, 2016

Germany has been dropped from next year’s Formula 1 calendar as the FIA announce their new calendar for 2017. The race in Brazil is also under threat as it has been listed as provisional.

Germany was unable to complete a deal for a race to be held in Hockenheim in 2017. It is the second time in three years the German Grand Prix has not featured in the calendar, and as an agreement could not be struck for 2015.

The Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, which had been in doubt as well, has been confirmed.

The F1 season will start at Melbourne Park, Australia on March 26 and end with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 26. 

2017 calendar in full: 

26 March Australia (Melbourne) 

9 April China (Shanghai) 

16 April Bahrain (Sakhir) 

30 April Russia (Sochi)

14 May Spain (Barcelona)

28 May Monaco 

11 June Canada (Montreal)

25 June Azerbaijan (Baku)

9 July Austria (Spielberg)

16 July Britain (Silverstone)

30 July Hungary (Budapest) 

27 August Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)

3 September Italy (Monza)

17 September Singapore (Marina Bay)

1 October Malaysia (Sepang) 

8 October Japan (Suzuka) 

22 October USA (Austin)

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29 October Mexico (Mexico City)

 

12 November Brazil (Sao Paulo) – TBC

 

26 November Abu Dhabi