La Jornada – Formula 1 confirms Mexican GP for 2023
Monaco. The Formula 1 Grand Prix has announced its 2023 calendar, where Mexico will host on October 29 and Monaco, one of the most traditional circuits and which was in danger of being left out, confirmed its permanence in the season. Additionally, the tour will feature a record 24 races, with the inclusion of Las Vegas for the first time, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has announced.
“I am happy to confirm that we are racing in Monaco until 2025 and I am looking forward to returning to the streets of the Principality next year, on May 28,” celebrated Stefano Domenicali, Chairman and CEO of Formula 1, F1 promoter.
On the other hand, the penultimate race of next season will take place in Las Vegas, a novelty, while the Grand Prix of Qatar will return to the calendar after a year of absence.
“The presence of 24 races on the Formula 1 calendar once again demonstrates the growth and attractiveness of this sport,” said FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem.
The season will start on March 5 in Bahrain and end on November 26 in Abu Dhabi.
The FIA has also confirmed the maintenance of the Belgian Grand Prix and the withdrawal from the French circuit for 2023.
The 2022 campaign was originally scheduled to feature 23 tests, but competition promoter Formula 1 canceled the Sochi Grand Prix, originally scheduled for September 25, in February due to the dispute between Ukraine and Russia.
In 2023, there will be three Grands Prix in the United States, Las Vegas (November 18) being added to Miami (May 7) and Austin (October 22).
“We want to find a good balance, at least a third (of the races) in Europe, another in the East and the rest in America”, explained Domenicali in August.
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