F1 teams are busy gearing up for a new era in 2022 as an overhauled set of technical regulations comes into play, promising even better on-track action.
With car launches and pre-season testing on the horizon, and an FIA investigation into last year's title showdown taking place in the background, RacingNews365.com has put together an all-in-one list of the dates you need to be aware of.
Be sure to add them all to your diaries for the weeks ahead!
F1 car launches just around the corner
First up is the now traditional 'launch season', with teams gradually unveiling their new designs to the public ahead of testing.
All 10 outfits have confirmed plans for their 2022 car launches – be it digital or physical.
2022 F1 car launch dates
The first chance for teams to test their new cars
A pair of pre-season tests will take place in 2022, in Spain and Bahrain respectively.
The first test, which will not be broadcast live on television, is to be held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya from 23-25 February, with a second, three-day test following at the Bahrain International Circuit on 10-12 March.
F1 teams will stay on in Sakhir for the season opener a week later.
2022 F1 pre-season test dates
The FIA's investigation into the 2021 title showdown
Coinciding with the first round of the 2022 F1 season is the planned release of an FIA report regarding last year's season finale.
A "detailed analysis" was launched by F1's governing body following the controversial turn of events in Abu Dhabi, with Max Verstappen overhauling Lewis Hamilton for the world title following a controversial Safety Car period.
As per the latest update from the FIA, the F1 Commission is set to meet on 14 February, where findings of the analysis will be presented, before any proposed changes go on to the World Motor Sport Council for approval on 18 March.
Conveniently, that's practice day for the Bahrain Grand Prix...
FIA meeting dates
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A record-breaking 23-race F1 calendar
As originally revealed by RacingNews365.com, the 2022 F1 season will start in Bahrain on 20 March and end in Abu Dhabi on 20 November.
The Australian, Canadian, Singapore and Japanese Grands Prix all return to the F1 schedule after being absent since 2019 due to the coronavirus pandemic. China again misses out, though, and will not return until 2023.
Miami is a new arrival as F1 adds another race in the US, with more planned going forward.
2022 F1 calendar
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