French GP in, Malaysia out with 2018 calendar announced

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Circle your calendars, book your flights and accommodation because the FIA have pulled the sheet back on their shiny new calendar for 2018.

Despite losing the Malaysian GP, we're welcoming back the German GP and celebrating the triumphant return of the French GP at Paul Ricard which sits right in the middle of the "European Season". Other moves include Russia which back-slides into Malaysia's slot, and Azerbijian jumps up into the opening phase of the season. 

  1. Australian Grand Prix, 23 – 25
  2. Bahrain Grand Prix, April 6 – 8
  3. Chinese Grand Prix, April 13 – 15
  4. Azerbaijan Grand Prix, April 27 – 29
  5. Spanish Grand Prix, May 11 – 13
  6. Monaco Grand Prix, May 24 – 27
  7. Canadian Grand Prix, June 8 – 10
  8. French Grand Prix, June 22 – 24
  9. Austrian Grand Prix, June 29 – July 1
  10. British Grand Prix, July 6 – 8
  11. German Grand Prix, July 20 – 22
  12. Hungarian Grand Prix, July 27 – 29
  13. Belgian Grand Prix, August 24 – 26
  14. Italian Grand Prix, August 31 – September 2
  15. Singapore Grand Prix, September 14 – 16
  16. Russian Grand Prix, September 28 – 30
  17. Japanese Grand Prix, October 5 – 7
  18. United States Grand Prix, October 19 – 21
  19. Mexican Grand Prix, October 26 – 28
  20. Brazilian Grand Prix, November 9 – 11
  21. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, November 23 – 25

So prepare yourself, eat your vegetables and do your meditative exercises because it's going to be another crammed year, especially April, June, July, September and October which all feature three races.