Motorsport Calendar Highlights 2016
Motorsport is invigorating for all those involved. Witnessing the drivers push their vehicles to the limit, in adverse conditions and against steep competition is nail biting! Adrenaline is tickled and emotion runs high during the most intense events. As we enter 2016 we can look forward to a new of exciting events. Whether your watching from the comfort of your armchair or out their showing your support in person, you won’t want to miss out on these motorsport calendar highlights!
The year kicks off with one of the most gruelling endurance events known to man. The infamous Dakar Rally rages through Bolivia and Argentina in January. With its treacherous terrain and adverse conditions, it’s an all out assault to even reach the finish line. Want an exciting way to begin the New Year? Check out the 2016 Dakar Rally dates below:
3rd: Buenos Aires - Villa Carlos Paz.
4th: Villa Carlos Paz - Termas de Rio Hondo.
5th: Termas de Rio Hondo - Jujuy.
6th: Jujuy - Jujuy.
7th: Jujuy - Uyuni.
8th: Uyuni - Uyuni.
9th: Uyuni - Salta.
10th: Rest Day.
11th: Salta - Belen.
12th: Belen - Belen.
13th: Belen - La Rioja.
14th: La Rioja - San Juan.
15th: San Juan - Villa Carlos Paz.
16th: Villa Carlos Paz - Rosario.
FIA World Rally Championship
The FIA Rally is another exciting off-roading series you will need to keep up with. With a series that rages on across the globe, you will witness brave drivers tackle the world’s most challenging routes. Kicking off in Monaco, the season travels across the globe with a new exotic trail at each stop. Follow the rally action through the following dates and locations:
January 22-24th: Monaco
February 12-14th: Sweden
March 4th-6th: Mexico
April 22nd-24th: Argentina
May 20th-22nd: Portugal
June 10th-12th: Italy
July 1st-3rd: Poland
August 19th-21st: Germany
September 9th-11th: China
October 14th-16th: Spain
November 18th-20th: Australia
FIA Formula 1 Grand Prix
The Formula 1 is one of the most widely followed motorsport events around and it’s no wonder why. With an audience of all ages, everyone can appreciate the talent demonstrated by the world’s fastest drivers. Heats are tense and rivalry is always guaranteed. For the ultimate experience, get yourself up to Silverstone on July 8-10th and catch the action in person!
March 18th - 20th: Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
April 1st - 3rd: Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain.
April 15th - 17th: Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China.
April 29th - 1st May: Sochi Olympic Park, Sochi, Russia.
May 13th - 15th: Circuit De Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmelo, Barcelona, Spain.
May 26th - 29th: Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco .
June 10th - 12th: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
June 17th - 19th: Baku, Azerbaijan.
July 1st - 3rd: Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria.
July 8th - 10th: Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, Great Britain.
July 22nd - 24th: Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary.
July 29th - 31st: Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany.
August 26th - 28th: Circuit De Spa-Francorchamps, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.
September 2nd - 4th: Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy.
September 16th - 18th: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore, Singapore.
September 30th - 2nd October: Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
October 7th - 9th: Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka, Japan.
October 21st - 23rd: Circuit Of The Americas, Austin, Texas, United States.
October 30th to November 1st: Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico.
November 11th - 13th: Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
November 25th - 27th: Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
published: 12/01/2016 09:24:46