The World Motorsport Council have confirmed that the 2016 Formula One season will consist of 21 Grand Prix with the season kicking off on March 20 in Melbourne and wrapping up Abu Dhabi on November 27.

The WMSC also confirmed that engine manufacturers will be allowed to use is 32 in 2016, 25 in 2017, 20 in 2018 and 15 in 2019.

It has confirmed a regulation change that will see Scuderia Toro Rosso utilize 2015 spec Ferrari power units. Pirelli, Formula One’s sole tyre supplier will be allowed to provide each driver with three sets of dry weather tyres per weekend up from 2.

The 2016 Formula One calendar looks like this –

March 20 – Australia

April 3 – Bahrain

April 17 – China

May 1 – Russia – Sochi

May 15 – Spain – Barcelona

May 29 – Monte Carlo

June 12 – Canada – Montreal

June 19 – Azerbaijan – Baku* start time changed so it does not interfere with the conclusion of the 2016 LeMans 24 Hors*

July 3 -Spielberg – Red Bull Ring – Austria

July 10 – Silverstone – British GP

July 24 – Hungary – Budapest

July 31 – Hockenheim – German GP

August 28 – Spa Francorchamps – Belgium

September 4 – Monza – Italy

September 18 – Singapore

October 2 – Malaysia

October 9 – Japan

October 23 – USA – TBC

October 30 – Mexico City

November 13 – Brazil

November 27 – Abu Dhabi

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