The week started off with some very surprising news for fans of the Formula 1. The organization unveiled during the early hours of Tuesday the new calendar for the 2021 season. Although many possible novelties were being considered, some routes were surprising due to their presence and others due to their absence.
The 2020 season was planned to be 22 races. However, the global coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) was a palazo to the aspirations of Liberty Media and the entire organization of Formula 1. Through social networks, the top flight confirmed the new calendar with surprises that generate illusions among fans.
The 2021 season will begin the weekend of March 19-21, at the circuit of Albert park on the Australian circuit. One week later, the championship will continue in Bahrain, in the famous night race. Fifteen days later, the first treble will end at the Shanghai circuit, for the Chinese Grand Prix.
The fourth date of the championship, has not yet confirmed date. The Vietnam Grand Prix it was definitively canceled after negotiations with the Asian country plummeted. Another novelty is that the Barcelona circuit has not yet renewed its contract with the organizers. So the next few weeks will be key.
Near the end of the calendar, the most ‘controversial’ stage of the year begins. The Brazilian Grand Prix its headquarters have not yet been confirmed. Interlagos has everything ready to welcome Formula 1. However, you will have to wait for what will happen with the circuit of Rio de Janeiro. This circuit was the focus of criticism due to the environmental problems that will arise with its construction. Then the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which is receiving a large boycott following requests for Amnesty and many human rights organizations.