Formula 1 start date 2023 (Including full Schedule)


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The Formula 1 season is one of the most highly anticipated events in the world of motorsport, attracting millions of fans worldwide. With the conclusion of the 2022 season, fans and teams alike are eagerly looking forward to the start of the 2023 season. This season promises to be another exciting one, with the world’s top drivers and teams competing in a series of races around the globe. 

The F1 2023 season will see some changes and developments, with new teams, drivers, and rules in place. Fans can expect to witness some intense battles on the track as the teams and drivers vie for the championship title. In this article, we will delve into the details of the upcoming F1 2023 season, including the start date and schedule.

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F1 2023 Start Date

START DATE: March 5, 2023

The start date of the F1 2023 season has been highly anticipated by fans and teams alike. While the official start date was initially subject to change, it has now been confirmed that the season’s first race will be on March 5, 2023. This marks an earlier start compared to previous seasons, which typically begin in late March or early April.

Announcement of the official start date for the season

The official start date for the F1 2023 season was announced by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) on November 1, 2022. FIA typically announces the start date several months in advance, giving teams and drivers ample time to prepare. The start date is determined by a variety of factors, including track availability, logistics, and television scheduling.

Explanation of how the F1 season schedule is determined

The F1 season schedule is determined by the FIA, in consultation with the teams, sponsors, and broadcasters. The schedule includes different amounts of races each year depending on what circuits are chosen to participate. Every race is held in a different location, all spread out around the world. 

Factors such as track availability, logistics, and time zone considerations are taken into account when deciding on the schedule. The schedule is usually announced several months before the start of the season, although it is subject to change throughout the year due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather or political unrest.

Information about the location and details of the first race

The first race of the F1 2023 season will take place on March 5, 2023, in Bahrain. Bahrain International Circuit has been a popular location for F1 races in recent years, and the 2023 race promises to be an exciting one. The track is 5.4 kilometers in length and features 15 turns, including a hairpin bend and a high-speed straight. 

The race will be held under the lights, providing a unique and dramatic setting for the opening race of the season. Teams and drivers will be looking to start the season off on a strong note, and fans can expect to see some thrilling battles on the track.

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F1 2023 Schedule

F1 2023 season will feature 23 races in locations around the world. The schedule will begin in Bahrain on March 5, 2023, and end on November 26, 2023, in Abu Dhabi. The schedule includes some of the most iconic and challenging tracks in the world, including Monaco, Silverstone, and Suzuka. It  has been designed to provide a balanced and fair competition, with races held on a variety of track types, from street circuits to high-speed tracks.

The entire F1 2023 schedule

Here you have the full list of all Grand Prix races for the 2023 season:

Grand Prix



Bahrains Grand Prix

Bahrain International Circuit

March 5, 2023

Saudi Arabia Grand Prix

Jeddah Corniche Circuit

March 19, 2023

Australia Grand Prix

Melbourne Grand Prix circuit (Albert Park) 

April 2, 2023

Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Baku City Circuit

April 30, 2023

Miami Grand Prix

Miami International Autodrome

May 7, 2023

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari (Imola)

May 21, 2023

Monaco Grand Prix

Circuit de Monaco

May 28, 2023

Spanish Grand Prix

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

June 4, 2023

Canadian Grand Prix

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

June 18, 2023

Austrian Grand Prix

Red Bull Ring

July 2, 2023

British Grand Prix


July 9, 2023

Hungarian Grand Prix


July 23, 2023

Belgian Grand Prix

Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps

July 30, 2023

Dutch Grand Prix

Circuit Zandvoort

August 27, 2023

Italian Grand Prix

Autodromo Nazionale Monza

September 3, 2023

Singapore Grand Prix

Marina Bay Street Circuit

September 17, 2023

Japanese Grand Prix

Suzuka International Racing Course

September 24, 2023

Qatar Grand Prix 

Lusail International Circuit

October 8, 2023

United States Grand Prix 

Circuit of the Americas

October 22, 2023

Mexico City Grand Prix

Autódromo Hérmanos Rodríguez

October 29, 2023

Sao Paulo Grand Prix

Autodromo José Carlos Pace

November 5, 2023

Las Vegas Grand Prix

Las Vegas Street Circuit

November 18, 2023

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Yas Marina Circuit

November 26, 2023


The 2023 Formula One season promises to be an exciting and thrilling one, with a packed schedule of 23 races around the world. Fans can look forward to the return of some iconic tracks, as well as some new additions to the calendar. With the season set to begin in Bahrain on March 5, 2023, and end in Abu Dhabi on November 26, 2023, there is plenty of time for fans to get excited and make plans to attend some of the races. The F1 schedule is always subject to change, but fans can be confident that the 2023 season will provide a diverse and challenging competition for the teams and drivers.

With so much to look forward to, the countdown to the start of the 2023 Formula One season has well and truly begun.

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Lisette Holm
Lisette Holm
Lisette Holm is a Formula 1 expert who has not missed a single Grand Prix in the last 4 years. She is one of the founders and her job at is to educate others who are interested in F1 in order to raise their level of knowledge. Lisette cheers on Mercedes AMG-Petronas.


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