A Ferrari leads a train of 19 other Formula 1 cars around a chicane at the Canadian Grand Prix
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel leads the pack at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix (Photo by Dan Istitene / Getty Images)

The 2021 Formula 1 season will feature 23 races including the returning Dutch Grand Prix.

Below is the calendar of races that have been confirmed so far for the 2021 Formula 1 season:

Bahrain Grand Prix
28 Mar
Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
18 Apr
Portuguese Grand Prix
02 May
Spanish Grand Prix
09 May
Monaco Grand Prix
23 May
Azerbaijan Grand Prix
06 Jun
French Grand Prix
20 Jun
Styrian Grand Prix
27 Jun
Austrian Grand Prix
04 Jul
British Grand Prix
18 Jul
Hungarian Grand Prix
01 Aug
Belgian Grand Prix
29 Aug
Dutch Grand Prix
05 Sep
Italian Grand Prix
12 Sep
Russian Grand Prix
26 Sep
Turkish Grand Prix
10 Oct
United States Grand Prix
24 Oct
Mexican Grand Prix
07 Nov
Brazilian Grand Prix
14 Nov
Qatar Grand Prix
21 Nov
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
06 Dec
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
12 Dec
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