2022 F1 Calendar: Formula One Grand Prix Schedule Details

Published 10/15/2021, 3:03 PM EDT
Formula One F1 – Russian Grand Prix – Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia – September 26, 2021 Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr. leads into the first corner at the start of the race REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov


The 2022 F1 season failed to break the record for the number of races despite initially releasing a schedule that suggested so. Then arrived the wrath of COVID-19 in the easy-going season, as many including Japan, Singapore, and Canada backed out.

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Thankfully, after a wild hunt, F1 somehow managed to bring the falling numbers up to 22, missing out on the record-breaking total by 1. Well, worry no more! 2022 is the next in line to attempt the feat, with the calendar revealing a similar 23 events across the globe.

Formula One F1 – Sakhir Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas after the start of the race Pool via REUTERS/Bryn Lennon

The list also includes the newcomer, Miami, which will be hosting its first-ever race on May 29, 2022. Meanwhile, Canada, Japan, and Singapore also return to the calendar.

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Here’s how the 2022 F1 season calendar looks

F1 2022 calendar

  1. Bahrain Grand Prix (Sakhir) – March 18-20
  2. Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (Jeddah) – March 25-27
  3. Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne) – April 08-10
  4. Emilia Romagna Grand Prix (Imola) – April 22-24
  5. Miami Grand Prix (Miami) – May 06-08
  6. Spanish Grand Prix (Barcelona) – May 20-22
  7. Monaco Grand Prix (Monaco) – May 27-29
  8. Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Baku) – June 10-12
  9. Canadian Grand Prix (Montreal) – June 17-19
  10. British Grand Prix (Silverstone) – July 01-03
  11. Austrian Grand Prix (Spielberg) – July 08-10
  12. French Grand Prix (Le Castellet) – July 22-24
  13. Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest) – July 29-31
  14. Belgian Grand Prix (Spa-Francorchamps) – August 26-28
  15. Dutch Grand Prix (Zandvoort) – September 02-04
  16. Italian Grand Prix (Monza) – September 09-11
  17. Russian Grand Prix (Sochi) – September 23-25
  18. Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay) – September 30-October 02
  19. Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka) – October 07-09
  20. United States Grand Prix (Austin) – October 21-23
  21. Mexican Grand Prix (Mexico City) – October 28-30
  22. Brazilian Grand Prix (Sao Paulo) – November 11-13
  23. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Abu Dhabi) – November 18-20

Another chaotic season ahead for the teams and drivers?

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Certainly! The season starts off with a double-header in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Then, hardly 4 race weekends later, Spain and Monaco will together form another double-header followed by another double-header in Azerbaijan and Canada.

Formula One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 18, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen leads at the start of the race ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

Overall, there are a total of 6 double-header weekends, most of which are in the first half of the season. However, the schedule does look quite draining as we head into the second half post-summer break.

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There will be two back-to-back triple-headers starting from Belgium and ending with Japan before closing out the season with tw0 back-to-back double-headers. So, a very tough campaign ahead for the teams and the working staff. But, for the fans? Well, we are in for an absolute treat.

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Rohit Kumar

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Rohit Kumar is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been an ardent follower of the racing series since 2007, with his love for the sport coinciding with his love for Kimi Raikkonen. He is also an ardent follower of Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin Racing.

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