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2018 Formula 1 world championship calendar

At the start of a new calendar year, F1i brings you a handy guide to the key dates in the 2018 Formula One season for you to bookmark. This page will be updated with team car launches when they are announced.

2018 team car launches

February 15 - Williams (London)

February 19 - Red Bull Racing (Milton Keynes)

February 20 - Renault (Enstone)

February 20 - Sauber (Hinwill)

February 22 - Ferrari (Maranello)

February 22 - Mercedes (Silverstone)

February 23 - McLaren (Woking)

February 25 - Haas (Barcelona)

February 26 - Force India (Barcelona)

February 26 - Toro Rosso (Barcelona)

 

2018 testing schedule

February 26 - March 1: First pre-season test, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona

March 6-9: Second pre-season test, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona

May 15-16: First in-season test, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona

July 31 - August 1: Second in-season test, Hungaroring

November 27 - 28: Post-season test, Yas Marina Circuit

2018 Race Calendar

Round Race Date
1 Australian Grand Prix (Melbourne) 25 March
2 Bahrain Grand Prix (Sakhir) 8 April
3 Chinese Grand Prix (Shanghai) 15 April
4 Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Baku) 29 April
5 Spanish Grand Prix (Barcelona) 13 May
6 Monaco Grand Prix (Monte Carlo) 27 May
7 Canadian Grand Prix (Montreal) 10 June
8 French Grand Prix (Le Castellet) 24 June
9 Austrian Grand Prix (Spielberg) 1 July
10 British Grand Prix (Silverstone) 8 July
11 German Grand Prix (Hockenheim) 22 July
12 Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest) 29 July
13 Belgian Grand Prix (Spa-Francorchamps) 26 August
14 Italian Grand Prix (Monza) 2 September
15 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay) 16 September
16 Russian Grand Prix (Sochi) 30 September
17 Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka) 7 October
18 United States Grand Prix * (Austin) 21 October
19 Mexican Grand Prix (Mexico City) 28 October
20 Brazilian Grand Prix (Interlagos) 11 November
21 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Yas Marina) 25 November

* - subject to confirmation by the national sporting authority

2018 session times (all local)

Event FP1 FP2 FP3 Qualifying Race
Australia 12:00-13:30 16:00-17:30 14:00-15:00 17:00-18:00 16:10
Bahrain 14:00-15:30 18:00-19:30 15:00-16-00 18:00-19:00 18:10
China 10:00-11:30 14:00-15:30 11:00-12:00 14:00-15:00 14:10
Azerbaijan 13:00-14:30 17:00-18:30 14:00-15:00 17:00-18:00 16:10
Spain 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Monaco * 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Canada 10:00-11:30 14:00-15:30 11:00-12:00 14:00-15:00 14:10
France 12:00-13:30 16:00-17:30 13:00-14:00 16:00-17:00 16:10
Austria 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Great Britain 10:00-11:30 14:00-15:30 11:00-12:00 14:00-15:00 14:10
Germany 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Hungary 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Belgium 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Italy 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Singapore 16:30-18:00 20:30-22:00 18:00-19:00 21:00-22:00 20:10
Russia 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 14:10
Japan 10:00-11:30 14:00-15:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 14:10
United States 10:00-11:30 14:00-15:30 13:00-14:00 16:00-17:00 13:10
Mexico 10:00-11:30 14:00-15:30 10:00-11:00 13:00-14:00 13:10
Brazil 11:00-12:30 15:00-16:30 12:00-13:00 15:00-16:00 15:10
Abu Dhabi 13:00-14:30 17:00-18:30 14:00-15:00 17:00-18:00 17:10

* FP1 and 2 on Thursday