Since its first edition in 2004, the Shanghai Grand Prix has worked its way up in order to become one of most exciting races of the season. What makes this venue so special is the circuit’s structural design. Inspired by Chinese History, the track and its stands are a fine mix of tradition and modernism. The main grandstand, which contains 29.000 seats, allows a good deal of visitors to enjoy a panoramic view of over 80% of the race.09 11 May
Formula 1 Circus is back to Europe on Barcelona track for Spanish Grand Prix. The race here is very strategic as Formula 1 teams do winter tests there and know the track in every single setup and every single condition. It’s a new start to the season after 4 races.22 25 May
The Grand Prix that every pilot dreams to win and every fan dreams to attend… Monaco is simply the most special venue of the season, the all-time favourite. A Formula 1 race through the Principality’s tiny streets simply has no equivalent. Moreover, there’s as much show on the track as off it, with numerous celebrities and VIPs following the race from the harbour’s yachts, the private terraces and the prestigious Monegasque hotels.06 08 June
Canada’s Gilles-Villeneuve track always reserves a warm welcome to Formula 1, even though 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve is not driving in the category anymore. Sometimes drivers are welcomed by the “Bienvenue au Québec” wall. The Canadian detour is simply a special parenthesis in the calendar, marking a break right in the middle of the European races.20 22 June
After just over a decade, Formula 1 returns to Austria next July on the RedBull Ring (formerly known as the A1 ring). Bought by RedBull in 2005 and renovated, the circuit is now ready to host a Grand Prix. Strongly motivated by Bernie Ecclestone and Red Bull team owner Dietrich Mateschitz, the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg writes the beginning of a new chapter in F1.04 06 July
Every summer, Formula 1 has its own Grand Prix at home; on the land the sport was born. Silverstone inaugurated the World Championships in 1950, and the F1 season would simply not be the same should the British Grand Prix fail to be on the calendar. Silverstone is the heart of many of the team factories, and the track was reborn in 2011 with brand new garages and hospitalities.18 20 July
The Circuit of Hockenheim (officially named Hockenheimring) hosted its first Formula 1 Grand Prix in 1970. Set in the forests of Baden-Württemberg, the breathtaking scenery adds value to this fast circuit. Shortened in the early 2000s following a request from F1 officials, Hockenheim circuit hosts the German Grand Prix one year out of two, switching with Nürburgring.
Within just over two decades, Hungaroring has become a classic of the Formula 1 calendar. Neighboring the beautiful city of Budapest, the circuit’s scenery is just as amazing as its crowd. And although the track is not very fast, the race is set in summer, making it nevertheless very challenging for the drivers.22 24 August
Spa-Francorchamps is on the podium of the Formula 1 drivers' regarded tracks as only the very best and fastest can clinch a win. The Raidillon and Eau-Rouge curves haven't lost a bit of their charm throughout the years, just like the track itself, which has kept its authenticity and particular setting. Spa-Francorcamps is one of the season’s references.05 07 September
Monza is the temple of speed. Third permanent track in the world after Brooklands and Indianapolis the circuit has plenty straight lines and just what you need of turns (including the famous Parabolic). Add to that its reputation throughout the last decades, the Scuderia Ferrari and the home supporters… Monza has all the ingredients for an explosive race!19 21 September
Launched in 2008, the Singapore Grand Prix is the first race of the Formula 1 calendar to take place at night, making it a very special venue for drivers and fans. Moreover, just like in Monaco, the circuit is set within the city’s streets. Lots of action on and off the track as the Padang stage hosts singers and performers from around the world during this major event.03 05 October
Suzuka track, built by Honda for cars and motorbikes tests back in 1962, is one of the most amazing circuits of the F1 calendar. It’s among drivers’ top favorite tracks, like a Spa-Francorchamps, a Monaco or a Hungaroring. A theme park is also nearby, that’s why we can see a big wheel in the landscape.10 12 October
Formula 1 sets foot in Russia on the brand new Olympic circuit of Sotchi. With a total length of 5.872 km, the track enters the calendar as the third longest circuit behind Spa-Franchorchamps (Belgium) and Silverstone (Britain). Its construction marked the end of a thirty-year campaign for a Russian Grand Prix. Historically, the country only hosted two Grand Prixs which were both held in St Petersburg in 1913 and 1914.31 02 November
Formula 1 and United-States are back again together, and after Indianapolis till 2007, it’s Austin, in Texas, that will host the race. The track (anticlockwise) has been designed and built to welcome Grand Prix of Americas in Wandering Creek.07 09 November
Emerson Fittipaldi, Ayrton Senna, Ruens Barichello, Felipe Massa… Brazil has always shown a huge interest in Formula1 and bred numerous world-class drivers. The effervescence demonstrated during the Brazilian Grand Prix is almost as important as the one displayed during football games. Sole host of the Brazilian Grand Prix since 1981, the Interlagos district of Sao Paolo has benefited from the construction of many houses and buildings around the track.21 23 November
Whilst Singapore is a Grand Prix by night, Abu Dhabi is a twilight one. In other words, the race starts day-time and drivers cross the finish line at night! Yas Marina Island has been settled to host the Abu Dhabi GP, including the famous Yas Marina Hotel and the Ferrari World, a theme park developed with the Maranello manufacturer. A must-attend Grand Prix for the Scuderia fans.
NEW! Kick-start your Formula 1 season with tickets to this exclusive venue and is the first to see the brand new cars and the drivers’ season preparations! Famous for its numerous straights and fast turns, the Circuit de Jerez is the ideal location for pre-season tests! Situated just outside Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, you’ll want to make the most of your weekend with a detour through this small town where numerous vineyards produce some of the world’s best sherry.
The Formula 1 World Championship has kicked-off in the land down under since 1996. The stunning setting of Albert Park and the locals’ good spirits have made Melbourne’s Grand Prix the idyllic place to celebrate the start to the F1 season. Visitors look forward to the Australian Grand Prix from one year to the next.
Malaysia clinched its first Grand Prix in 1999 and has turned it into a yearly venue since. Formerly one of the season's last races, Kuala Lumpur has been in the first half of the calendar since 2001. With unpredictable weather conditions from one year to the next and a pretty technical track, the Malaysian Grand Prix is the perfect start to the F1 Asian calendar.
Launched in 2004, Bahrain’s Gulf Air Grand Prix welfares from its unconventionalities. First ever GP to be set in the Middle East, the track is surrounded by the Bahraini desert. Under the boiling Arabian sun, the race is very challenging for the drivers. Likewise, with track temperatures often exceeding 40°C, tires wear out faster, forcing teams to reconsider pit strategies.