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2023 F1 season COUNTDOWN - calendar, schedule, grid & driver transfers

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More eyes will be on the world of F1 than ever before in 2023 as the sport continues to gather attention thanks to a blossoming new generation of fans.

Dutch sensation Max Verstappen will go in search of a third successive driver's Championship in 2023, while the Las Vegas Grand Prix will make its debut as the penultimate round of the season.

With so much to look forward to in 2023, here are all the details you need ahead of the upcoming Formula 1 season.

2023 F1 race calendar and schedule

The 2023 F1 race calendar will be made up of 23 races. Here is the current Grand Prix schedule for 2023.

  • Pre-season testing: Bahrain (23rd-25th February)
  • Round 1: Bahrain Grand Prix (3rd-5th March)
  • Round 2: Saudi Arabian Grand Prix (17th-19th March)
  • Round 3: Australian Grand Prix (31st March - 2nd April)
  • Round 4: Azerbaijan Grand Prix (28th-30th April)
  • Round 5: Miami Grand Prix (5th-7th May)
  • Round 6: Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix (19th-21st May)
  • Round 7: Monaco Grand Prix (26th-28th May)
  • Round 8: Spanish Grand Prix (2nd-4th June)
  • Round 9: Canadian Grand Prix (16th-18th June)
  • Round 10: Austrian Grand Prix (30th June - 2nd July)
  • Round 11: British Grand Prix (7th-9th July)
  • Round 12: Hungarian Grand Prix (21st-23rd July)
  • Round 13: Belgian Grand Prix (28th-30th July)
  • Round 14: Dutch Grand Prix (25th-27th August)
  • Round 15: Italian Grand Prix (1st-3rd September)
  • Round 16: Singapore Grand Prix (15th-17th September)
  • Round 17: Japanese Grand Prix (22nd-24th September)
  • Round 18: Qatar Grand Prix (6th-8th October)
  • Round 19: United States Grand Prix (20th-22nd October)
  • Round 20: Mexican Grand Prix (27th-29th October)
  • Round 21: Brazilian Grand Prix (3rd-5th November)
  • Round 22: Las Vegas Grand Prix (16th-18th November)
  • Round 23: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (24th-26th November)

2023 F1 driver transfers

These are all the confirmed driver transfers ahead of the 2023 Formula 1 season:

  • Sebastian Vettel - Retired
  • Fernando Alonso - Alpine to Aston Martin
  • Pierre Gasly - AlphaTauri to Alpine
  • Nyck De Vries - Mercedes (Formula E) to AlphaTauri
  • Oscar Piastri - Alpine reserve driver to McLaren
  • Logan Sargeant - Carlin (Formula 2) to Williams
  • Nico Hülkenberg - Unattached to Haas

Complete 2023 F1 grid

With the driver transfers addressed, here is the complete grid for the 2023 F1 season.

Red Bull

  • Max Verstappen
  • Sergio Perez


  • Charles Leclerc
  • Carlos Sainz


  • Lewis Hamilton
  • George Russell


  • Esteban Ocon
  • Pierre Gasly


  • Lando Norris
  • Oscar Piastri

Alfa Romeo

  • Valtteri Bottas
  • Zhou Guanyu

Aston Martin

  • Lance Stroll
  • Fernando Alonso


  • Kevin Magnussen
  • Nico Hülkenberg


  • Nyck De Vries
  • Yuki Tsunoda


  • Alexander Albon
  • Logan Sargeant

2023 Formula 1 season countdown

Looking forward to the start of the 2023 F1 season? Here is your countdown to lights out in Bahrain!

2023 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix

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