Lights out on the 2021 System 1 world championship is sort of, virtually right here.
After the coronavirus shortened the 2020 race schedule, F1 racing is again in a livid manner come March 28 with a document slate of 23 races, a rise from the 17-race dash that occurred in 2020. Sakhir performs host to the 2021 season debut, with the Bahrain Grand Prix opening the season.
The 2020 F1 season was all types of memorable: Lewis Hamilton cruised to his seventh world championship, George Russell took a seat behind the wheel of a Mercedes in a glimpse of the longer term, Romain Grosjean miraculously survived a horrifying crash and Pierre Gasly was the primary Frenchman to win a grand prix in almost 1 / 4 century.
Imola will make a return to the schedule in 2021 in Spherical 2, lower than a yr after 5 drivers didn’t end due to a swath of technical failures and an accident that sidelined racers. The slate additionally sees racers leap throughout the pond once more to return to a few races in North America this yr, in spite of everything races in 2020 occurred in Europe and Asia.
Prepare for lights out this Sunday. Here is what you should know in regards to the 2021 F1 schedule.
(All occasions Jap.)
System 1 2021 schedule
In all, there are 23 scheduled races within the 2021 F1 season, with the Portuguese Grand Prix the final race added, sliding onto the docket the primary week in March. The initially scheduled Vietnam Grand Prix was eliminated after the arrest of Nguyen Duc Chung, whereas the Chinese language Grand Prix is at present up within the air. It was initially scheduled for April 11, however will possible not happen this season.
All races might be broadcast on the U.S. aspect on the ESPN household of networks, with the US Grand Prix and Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix each airing on ABC.
Please notice: The on-the-hour begin occasions are indicative of the beginning of the TV broadcast, whereas lights out has historically occurred 10 minutes after the published begin occasions. Instances don’t embrace ESPN’s customary pre-race broadcasts.
Here is the newest schedule:
|Date||Race||Course||Begin time||TV channel||Winner|
|March 28||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain Worldwide Circuit||11 a.m.||ESPN2||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|April 18||Emilia Romagna Grand Prix||Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari||9 a.m.||TBD||TBD|
|Could 2||Portuguese Grand Prix||Algarve Worldwide Circuit||10 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|Could 9||Spanish Grand Prix||Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya||9 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|Could 23||Monaco Grand Prix||Circuit de Monaco||9 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|June 6||Azerbaijan Grand Prix||Baku Metropolis Circuit||8 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|June 13||Canadian Grand Prix||Circuit Gilles Villeneuve||2 p.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|June 27||French Grand Prix||Circuit Paul Ricard||9 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|July 4||Austrian Grand Prix||Pink Bull Ring||9 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|July 18||British Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|Aug. 1||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||9 a.m.||ESPN||TBD|
|Aug. 29||Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||9 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Sept. 5||Dutch Grand Prix||Circuit Zandvoort||9 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Sept. 12||Italian Grand Prix||Autodromo Nazionale di Monza||9 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Sept. 26||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrom||8 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Oct. 3||Singapore Grand Prix||Marina Bay Avenue Circuit||8 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Oct. 10||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka Worldwide Racing Course||1 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Oct. 24||United States Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas||3 p.m.||ABC||TBD|
|Oct. 31||Mexico Metropolis Grand Prix||Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez||3 p.m.||ABC||TBD|
|Nov. 7||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autodromo Jose Carlos Tempo||Midday||ESPN2||TBD|
|Nov. 21||Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park Circuit||1 a.m.||ESPN Information||TBD|
|Dec. 5||Saudi Arabian Grand Prix||Jeddah Avenue Circuit||11 p.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Dec. 12||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||8 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|