(Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body FIA has signed off on the 21-race calendar for the 2019 world championship following a World Motor Sport Council meeting on Friday.
The calendar https://www.fia.com/news/fia-announces-world-motor-sport-council-decisions-11 confirms the provisional schedule released by F1’s owners Liberty Media in August.
The season will begin on March 17 at the Australian Grand Prix and finish Dec. 1 in Abu Dhabi.
The FIA also approved a number of technical rule changes, including the alignment of overtaking protocols once safety cars return to the pits.
(Reporting by Ian Ransom; Editing by Peter Rutherford)