Malaysia has been given the honour of hosting Round 15 of the World Formula One Grand Prix on Sept 17, 2017. Bernama Photo

SEPANG: Malaysia has been given the honour of hosting Round 15 of the World Formula One Grand Prix on Sept 17, 2017.

According to a statement from the Federation Internationale Automobile (FIA), the calendar for next year would see Malaysia hosting Round 15 and Singapore (Round 16).

The switch was in contrast to this year whereby Singapore hosted its F1 race two weeks ago while Malaysia will be hosting the Petronas Malaysian F1 GP this weekend.

2017 PROVISIONAL F1 CALENDAR

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March 26 – Australia (Melbourne)

April 9 – China (Shanghai)

April 16 – Bahrain (Bahrain)

April 30 – Russia (Sochi)

May 14 – Spain (Barcelona)

May 28 – Monaco (Monte Carlo)

June 11 – Canada (Montreal)*

June 18 – Azerbaijan (Baku)

July 2 – Austria (Spielberg)

July 9 – Great Britain (Silverstone)

July 23 – Hungary (Budapest)

July 30 – Germany (Hockenheim)*

August27 – Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)

Sept 3 – Italy (Monza)

Sept 17 – Malaysia (Sepang)

Oct 1 - Singapore (Singapore)

Oct 8 – Japan (Suzuka)

Oct 22 – United States (Austin)

Nov 5 – Mexico (Mexico City)

Nov 12 – Brazil (Sao Paulo)*

Nov 26 – United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)

*Subject to change

-- BERNAMA

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