Monaco race date moved a week forward
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