The FIA has revealed the provisional calendar for the 2009 season. The most notable point of the calendar is that the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will make it s first appearance in F1, replacing the US race at Indianapolis. France is also listed as hosting a Grand Prix and it is expected that despite rumours to the contrary, it will be Magny-Cours once again that host the race.
The season will once again begin in Australia at the end of March, and will end in November in Abu Dhabi. The Turkish Grand Prix has moved to August from May, and the British Grand Prix will now be held before the French Grand Prix.
The provisional calendar for the Formula One 2009 season is currently as follows:
29th March Australia 5th April Malaysia 19th April Bahrain 10th May Spain 24th May Monaco 7th June Canada 21st June Great Britain 28th June France 12th July Germany 26th July Hungary 9th August Turkey 23th August Europe (Valencia) 6th September Italy 13th September Belgium 27th September Singapore 11th October Japan 18th October China 1st November Brazil 15th November Abu Dhabi