2021 Formula One season: Teams, drivers and schedule

Formula 1 is back for another year with everyone chasing Lewis Hamilton. All the information you need for 2021 is here.

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Coming into 2020, Lewis Hamilton and his all-conquering Mercedes team had some momentous F1 records in their sights. Despite some major coronavirus interruptions, Hamilton duly secured his record-equalling seventh world title, moving alongside Michael Schumacher on the all-time list.

He also surpassed Schumacher's 91 career wins, ending the season on 95 victories as the Briton continues to set new benchmarks in the glamour sport. So what lies ahead in 2021?

F1 calendar of events

Round Country Circuit Date
1 Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir 28 March
2 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Italy Imola Circuit, Imola 18 April
3 Portuguese Grand Prix Portugal Algarve International Circuit, Portimão 2 May
4 Spanish Grand Prix Spain Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló 9 May
5 Monaco Grand Prix Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo 23 May
6 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit, Baku 6 June
7 Canadian Grand Prix Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montréal 13 June
8 French Grand Prix France Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet 27 June
9 Austrian Grand Prix Austria Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 4 July
10 British Grand Prix United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone 18 July
11 Hungarian Grand Prix Hungary Hungaroring, Mogyoród 1 August
12 Belgian Grand Prix Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot 29 August
13 Dutch Grand Prix Netherlands Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort 5 September
14 Italian Grand Prix Italy Monza Circuit, Monza 12 September
15 Russian Grand Prix Russia Sochi Autodrom, Sochi 26 September
16 Singapore Grand Prix Singapore Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore 3 October
17 Japanese Grand Prix Japan Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka 10 October
18 United States Grand Prix United States Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas 24 October
19 Mexico City Grand Prix Mexico Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City 31 October
20 São Paulo Grand Prix[c] Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo 7 November
21 Australian Grand Prix Australia Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne 21 November
22 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Saudi Arabia Jeddah Street Circuit, Jeddah 5 December
23 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix United Arab Emirates Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi 12 December

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