The postponement in the calendar of the Australian Grand Prix, an appointment with which the kick-off was to be given to the 2021 Components 1 World Cup, makes it anybody’s guess that the preseason is held in Catalonia as has been the case since 2016. As stated, this might be held at the Sakhir circuit and not at the Montmeló circuit if the championship began with a double in Bahrain, though it won’t be the case in the finish.
Whereas it is true that the first race in 2021 will probably be the Sakhir Grand Prix, so it can’t be dominated out that the preseason will probably be in Bahrain and not in Catalonia, the second spherical of the 2021 World Cup will happen in Italy. As soon as the calendar has been outlined, the groups should now vote on the place the preseason will happen, which is able to happen from March 2nd. If it opted for Sakhir, Components 1 wouldn’t transfer from Bahrain till 28th March, date on which the first race of the World Cup will probably be held, with the financial savings that this entails.
Nonetheless, Catalonia It is comparatively near the factories of the groups, one thing that has led the groups to decide on to hold out the preseason at the Montmeló circuit since 2016 additionally as a result of an financial concern. On the different hand, if it is held in Bahrain, the groups will hardly have time to ship by air these elements that they determine to change after the checks.
Catalonia will host the Spanish Grand Prix on Could 9
The second race of the World Cup will happen in Imola on April 18, whereas the third, which was to be the Vietnam Grand Prix, is but to be confirmed the place will probably be, though all the pieces appears to point that will probably be in Portimao subsequent Could 2. Every week later, the Could 9will happen on Spanish Grand Prix. And it is that the Circuit of Catalonia has just lately renewed its contract with Components 1 for yet another season. Now, the Authorities of the Generalitat will negotiate with Stefano Domenicali, who is the new president of Components 1, in order that this appointment is prolonged in the calendar till 2025.
In the new 2021 calendar, in which the 23 races deliberate, the Australian Grand Prix has been moved to subsequent November 21. Though final season it was not raced in Melbourne as a result of the coronavirus, now the World Cup has not been capable of begin in Australia as a result of the newest outbreaks in the capital of Victoria. Though the Australian Open is scheduled for the finish of February, the collaborating tennis gamers must stay in quarantine for 2 weeks. The Components 1 Grand Prix, in the meantime, has not been capable of keep on schedule because it is held in the center of a park, making it tougher to regulate the circulation of followers.
The Components 1 season will begin every week later and will even finish every week later. Will probably be the December 12th when the final race is held in Abu Dhabi.
Regardless of the delay of the World Championship on the calendar, the drivers will solely have a day and a half to adapt to the automotive, which is a handicap for drivers who change groups. Much more so for Fernando Alonso, who returns to Components 1 two years later. “I can perceive that for Carlos Sainz or Ricciardo the problem of subsequent season with a brand new staff will probably be sophisticated, as a result of they must study a brand new working methodology and they must work together with unknown engineers, however in Fernando’s case will probably be totally different contemplating his extended absence“Marcin Budkowski, Renault CEO, identified in this regard.
Carlos Sainz, who trades McLaren for Ferrari, spoke of the risks posed by such a brief preseason: “If something fails in the Ferrari in that day and a half of testing I can get to the race with out having examined the seat”. That is why the Madrilenian was sad with the FIA after it didn’t give him permission to take part in the check of younger drivers in which he might be Fernando Alonso, check in which the Asturian marked the finest time.
This is how the 2021 calendar stays
Bahrain GP: March 28 Imola GP: April 18 TBD: Could 2 Spanish GP: Could 9 Monaco GP: Could 23 Azerbaijan GP: June 6 Canadian GP: June 13 GP French GP: June 27 Austrian GP: July four British GP: July 18 Hungarian GP: August 1 Belgian GP: August 29 Netherlands GP: September 5 Italian GP: September 12 Russian GP: September 26 Singapore GP: October three Japan GP: October 10 United States GP: October 24 Mexican GP: October 31 Brazil GP: November 7 Australian GP: November 21 Saudi Arabian GP: December 5 Abu Dhabi GP: December 12