Qatar will make its debut on the System 1 calendar with a race in November and has signed a 10-year deal to host a Grand Prix from 2023.
The Gulf state will fill the vacant slot on this season’s schedule on 19-21 November with a race at its Losail circuit, recognized for internet hosting MotoGP.
Qatar is not going to host an F1 race in 2022 to concentrate on staging the Fifa World Cup.
The race’s location from 2023 has not been confirmed, however the plan is to carry a avenue race within the capital Doha.
Qatar is the fourth Center Jap nation to affix the F1 calendar. It joins the long-standing races in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi, and Saudi Arabia, which makes its debut this yr because the 2021 season’s penultimate race on 3-5 December.
And it’ll make for 3 races within the area to finish this yr’s world championship, with Qatar adopted by Saudi Arabia after which the season-finale in Abu Dhabi on 10-12 December.
This yr’s Qatar Grand Prix shall be a floodlit evening race beginning at 18:00 native time.
The announcement confirms that there are seven remaining races within the shut title battle between Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes and Purple Bull’s Max Verstappen.
Turkey begins the run-in on 10 October, adopted by the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on 24 October.
Mexico, Brazil and Qatar shall be on consecutive weekends beginning on 7 November, adopted by Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi on the primary two weekends in December.