Monaco race date moved a week forward

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Friday 23rd October, 2009 - 10:17am

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BrawnGP dominated this year's Monaco F1 Grand Prix

BrawnGP dominated this year's Monaco F1 Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix will be run one week earlier than its original schedule date next year.

The FIA has re-released its provisional calendar for the 2010 season, seeing the famous Monaco street race move forward one week to May 16 from its original date of May 23.

The sport’s governing body also revealed a plan to swap the dates of the Abu Dhabi and Brazilian Grand Prixs, pending an agreement with the promoters of both events.

A final calendar will be adopted at the December meeting of the World Motor Sport Council.

2010 FIA Formula One World Championship calendar ***

14 March – Bahrain

28 March – Australia

4 April – Malaysia

18 April – China

9 May – Spain

16 May – Monaco

30 May – Turkey

13 June – Canada**

27 June – Europe (Valencia)

11 July – Great Britain*

25 July – Germany

1 August – Hungary

29 August – Belgium

12 September – Italy

26 September – Singapore

3 October – Japan*

17 October – Korea*

31 October – Abu Dhabi†

14 November – Brazil

*Subject to the homologation of the circuit.

** Subject to the completion of contract negotiations with Formula One Management.

† The FIA has approved in principle a proposal to swap the dates of the Abu Dhabi and Brazil Grands Prix, pending agreement with the promoters of both events.

*** Dates courtesy of Formula1.com

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