The Grand Prix of Azerbaijan is scheduled to take place on June 12, 2022, and is the eighth event on the provisional calendar of 2022. Their F1 June Event is scheduled from June 10-12, 2022, being a part of the doubleheader with the Canadian GP.
The next event on the F1 calendar in 2022 will see drivers and teams returning to Melbourne for the Australian GP. The 2022 Formula One season starts on 20 March at the Bahrain Grand Prix, with the new addition on the F1 2022 calendar, the Miami Grand Prix, taking place in May. The 2022 season has 23 races from March through November, in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, and South America. The British GP takes place at Silverstone on July 3, while the 2022 Formula One season concludes at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 20.
Max Verstappen took his maiden title at Formula Ones last race of the season, at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, back in December — in a race that will be talked about for decades. After Ferraris Charles Leclerc won the season-opening grand prix in Bahrain, Red Bulls Max Verstappen claimed the maiden win of the 2022 Formula One season in Saudi Arabia. Another action-packed event at Baku itself saw Max Verstappen retire from the 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix due to a tyre failure, delivering victory to team-mate Sergio Perez. The race restarted four laps later, and Sebastian Vettel took the fourth position away from Charles Leclerc on the opening corner.
Following numerous near-misses during practice sessions — and one incident that stopped a session for Max Verstappen during Practice 3 — red flags were out in full force throughout qualifying at the 2022 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with several drivers finding their way to the barriers.
The first Formula One Grand Prix was held in Azerbaijan, as The European Grand Prix, in 2016, at Baku City Circuit. Since the inaugural hosting of a Formula One race in 2016, held under the European Grand Prix banner, Baku City Circuit has been a regular calendar fixture over recent times. The street circuit of the capital of the Caspian Sea has always produced some of the most entertaining racing on the calendar.
Visit Baku City Circuits Page to find out more about the Baku City Circuit, including videos, picture galleries, how to get to the track, and recommendations for places to stay. In Sochi, the race will take place around the 5.848-metre-long Sochi Autodrom circuit, the first and only track that has hosted the Russian F1 Grand Prix. Australia, Singapore, Japan, and Canada are returning to F1s calendar after two years away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while F1 is venturing to new locations with the Miami Grand Prix, taking place just outside of the Hard Rock Stadium.