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2018 RACE CALENDAR OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED

The FIA have officially announced the 2018 calendar after the World Motor Sport Council met for the final time this year in Paris.

The 2018 season gets underway at Albert Park in Australia on March 25 with the season finale once again in Abu Dhabi, this time falling on November 25.

Bahrain and China have swapped positions on the schedule, with the latter race weekend moved back to April 15 and to round three of 21 of the 2018 campaign.

France and Germany are both back on the calendar and the former marks the start of the first-ever triple-header in Formula 1 on June 24, followed by Austria (July 1) and the British Grand Prix (July 8), which will close out the first half of the 2018 season.

The United States Grand Prix is subject to confirmation by the national sporting authority, but there is not expected to be any issues.

2018 F1 calendar in full:

25 March: Australia
8 April: Bahrain
15 April: China
29 April: Azerbaijan
13 May: Spain
27 May: Monaco
10 June: Canada
24 June: France
1 July: Austria
8 July: Britain
22 July: Germany
29 July: Hungary
26 August: Belgium
2 September: Italy
16 September: Singapore
30 September: Russia
7 October: Japan
21 October: USA*
28 October: Mexico
11 November: Brazil
25 November: Abu Dhabi

*subject to confirmation

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