Formula 1 organisers announced that four more races have been included in the 2020 calendar, with which the total number of F 1 GP races to be held during the 2020 season increases to seventeen. The four new GP venues will be Turkey, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi. Bahrain will host 2 races. The announcement was made by Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO of Formula 1.
The Chinese GP Grand Prix has been cancelled due to the corona virus pandemic. However a GP in Shanghai is being planned for 2021 season in association with Juss Sports.
The Rounds, Dates and Sponsors for the new races are:
|14||November 13-15||Formula 1 DHL Turkish Grand Prix 2020|
|15||November 27-29||Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2020|
|16||December 4-6||Formula 1 Rolex Sakhir Grand Prix 2020 (Bahrain)|
|17||December 11 – 13||Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020|
The details about the spectators, COVID-19 SOPs and hospitality are being finalised