Key dates for the 2016 F1 season

At the start of a new calendar year, F1i brings youย a handy guide to the key dates in the 2016 Formula One season for you to bookmark. This page will be updated with car launches when they are announced.

Motor Racing - Formula One Testing - Barcelona Test - Day Two - Barcelona, Spain

January

25-26 -ย Pirelli wet tyre test, Paul Ricard

February

17 - Red Bull livery launch

19 -ย Ferrari launch

21 -ย McLaren launch

22 -ย Williams launch, Haas launch, Manor launch, Force India launch

22-25 -ย First pre-season test, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona

29 -ย Toro Rosso livery launch

March

1-4 -ย Secondย pre-season test, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Australian Grand Prix - Race Day - Melbourne, Australia

2016 race calendar

Round Race Date
1 Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne) 20 March
2 Bahrain Grand Prix (Sakhir) 3 April
3 Chinese Grand Prix (Shanghai) 17 April
4 Russian Grand Prix (Sochi) 1 May
5 Spanish Grand Prix (Barcelona) 15 May
6 Monaco Grand Prix (Monte Carlo) 29 May
7 Canadian Grand Prix (Montreal) 12 June
8 European Grand Prix (Baku) 19 June
9 Austrian Grand Prix (Spielberg) 3 July
10 British Grand Prix (Silverstone) 10 July
11 Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest) 24 July
12 German Grand Prix (Hockenheim) 31 July
13 Belgian Grand Prix (Spa-Francorchamps) 28 August
14 Italian Grand Prix (Monza) 4 September
15 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay) 18 September
16 Malaysian Grand Prix (Sepang) 2 October
17 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka) 9 October
18 United States Grand Prix* (Austin) 23 October
19 Mexican Grand Prix (Mexico City) 30 October
20 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos) 13 November
21 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina) 27 November

*Subject to agreement with the promoter and the ASN