Formula One is a sport of intense pace, speed, agility, and technique. A sport of real high-speed whose speed is greatly affected by the design of each race car and the ways in which each team has chosen to interpret the technical regulations issued each year.
Formula one is the highest class of single-seat auto racing sanctioned by FIA. A Formula one season includes a series of races known as Grand Prix, held worldwide over circuits which are purposely-built for high-speed races.
With some familiar tracks returning to line-up F1 2018 is set to begin on 25th March with mesmerizing speeds and powerful cars. PEAKLIFE brings you the 2018 F1 Grand Prix calendar.
Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix: Melbourne; Fri 23 Mar – Sun 25 Mar 2018
The season kick-starts with this one and is the biggie in Melbourne that travelers book in advance for. Don’t miss the season flag-off and enjoy the scenic splendor of the world down under while you are on your Aussi holiday there.
Formula 1 Gran Premio De Espana: Catalunya; Fri 11 May – Sun 13 May 2018
Summertime in Spain can’t get more thrilling than this. Tune your holiday calendar to catch the stellar race at Catalunya, and enjoy the thrill of high-speed racing.
Formula 1 Grand Prix De Monaco: Monte Carlo; Thu 24 May – Sun 27 May 2018
Luxury, yachting and F1 racing are the three things Monaco is well known for. You can experience them all while enjoying your summer holiday in the country. Mark your calendar now.
Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada: Montréal; Fri 08 Jun – Sun 10 Jun 2018
It has been a part of the F1 world championship since 1967, and After $2m was spent on upgrading the circuit to Formula One standards, the first race was held there in October 1978. This track is worth watching out for.
Formula 1 Grand Prix De France: Le Castellet; Fri 22 Jun – Sun 24 Jun 2018
Today’s state-of-the-art venue may be new to younger F1 fans, but Le Castellet can trace its F1 origins back to the early 1970s when it held the first of its 14 French Grands Prix to date. The start of the 21st century saw a rebirth under new ownership, with the transformation of the circuit into the Paul Ricard High Tech Test Track. In 2016 a deal was struck to return the French Grand Prix to the track, and prior to its 2018 revival, numerous modifications have been made to both the circuit and its setting to ensure a suitably stern challenge for the drivers and an equally thrilling spectacle for race fans.
Formula 1 Grosser Preis Von Österreich: Spielberg; Fri 29 Jun – Sun 01 Jul 2018
The story of the Austrian Grand Prix begins, as with most Grands Prix, with a local group of motor racing enthusiasts in the 1950s, and the first Formula One race was held there in 1970. Over the years, numerous improvement plans for the circuit stalled until it was eventually redeveloped and re-branded as the Red Bull Ring and reopened in 2011, since which time it has hosted series including DTM, World Series by Renault and European Le Mans.
Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix: Silverstone; Fri 06 Jul – Sun 08 Jul 2018
Like so many of England’s racing circuits, Silverstone started life as an aerodrome. When the Formula One World Championship was incepted in 1950, Silverstone held the very first round, won by Guiseppe Farina in an Alfa Romeo. In 1951 the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) was handed the lease by the RAC, and huge modifications were made. In 2010 came another major change to the circuit’s Formula One layout, designed to further improve the venue for spectators and provide an even greater driver challenge. With an air show and other frills, this one is the place to be at.
Formula 1 Grosser Preis Von Deutschland: Hockenheim; Fri 20 Jul – Sun 22 Jul 2018
You will have an unforgettable time as you enjoy meet-and-greets with F1 Legends, a party in the famous Paddock Club, enjoy the pit lane walks, podium photo ops and more to go along with your race weekend ticket. For more thrilling experiences, book this one now.
Formula 1 Magyar Nagydij: Budapest; Fri 27 Jul – Sun 29 Jul 2018
Hungary first hosted a Grand Prix in the 1930s, but following the Second World War and the building of the Iron Curtain, it was not until the 1960s that motorsport began to find a place in the country.Although tight and twisty, the circuit has been known to throw up some great races, the most memorable being Thierry Boutsen’s win in 1990, beating Ayrton Senna by 0.3 seconds, and of course the 1997 race where Damon Hill in the Arrows sensationally passed Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari only to be denied the win by mechanical failure on the very last lap.
Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix: Spa-Francorchamps; Fri 24 Aug – Sun 26 Aug 2018
Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps circuit is among the most historic on the Formula One calendar, having hosted a (non-championship) Grand Prix as long ago as 1924, and remains one of the most popular venues with drivers and fans alike. More than twenty years on Spa remains the longest circuit on the calendar. Its mix of long straights and challenging fast corners, coupled with its picturesque setting, means that most drivers still rank it among their favorite tracks.
Formula 1 Gran Premio Heineken D’italia: Monza; Fri 31 Aug – Sun 02 Sep 2018
Monza is regarded by many as the embodiment of Formula One racing. Not only is it a fantastic example of a track that combines speed with skill, it also has a heart and soul all of its own. It has seen some of the finest races of all time, but also some of the sport’s worst accidents. The names of great drivers and the sounds of engines from years gone by linger in the grand old trees surrounding the track in the royal park.
Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix: Singapore; Fri 14 Sep – Sun 16 Sep 2018
In 2008 Singapore had the honor of hosting the first night-time event in Formula One history. The inaugural Singapore Grand Prix proved a huge hit, staged on a new street circuit, with the city’s famous skyline providing a truly spectacular backdrop. The event is more than just a motor race. “We envision it to be a national festival, and one that presents many opportunities for participation for everyone, both visitors and Singaporeans alike,” said Singapore’s Minister of State for Trade and Industry, S Iswaran.
Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix: Sochi; Fri 28 Sep – Sun 30 Sep 2018
The Sochi circuit, located in the Black Sea resort of the same name, is the first purpose-built Formula One facility in Russia and hosted the country’s inaugural Grand Prix in October 2014, in the same year that the city also stages the Winter Olympics.
Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix: Suzuka; Fri 05 Oct – Sun 07 Oct 2018
One of the greatest tracks used in Formula One racing today, Japan’s Suzuka circuit is a massive test of car and driver ability. The track has also become a favorite with drivers, featuring some of the F1 calendar’s most challenging corners. Among the most popular are the high-speed 130R and the famous Spoon Curve. On top of this, the circuit’s figure-of-eight layout makes it unique in F1 racing.
Formula 1 United States Grand Prix: Austin; Fri 19 Oct – Sun 21 Oct 2018
The 2012 season saw Formula One racing return to the United States for the first time since 2007 with an all-new venue in Austin, Texas. The Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is the first purpose-built F1 facility in the US designed for any and all classes of racing and was officially opened on October 21, 2012, by COTA ambassador and 1978 F1 world champion, Mario Andretti.
Formula 1 Gran Premio De Mexico: Mexico City; Fri 26 Oct – Sun 28 Oct 2018
As the name suggests, the history of Mexico’s Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez is interwoven with that of brothers Ricardo and Pedro Rodriguez. It was the former’s emergence in 1961, driving for Ferrari aged just 19, that provided the spark, prompting the decision to build a 5-kilometer circuit in the public Magdalena Mixhuca park in the east of Mexico City. And it was the latter’s success later that decade which helped build an incredibly fervent home support for the event.
Formula 1 Grande Premio Do Brasil:São Paulo; Fri 09 Nov – Sun 11 Nov 2018.
In 1938 a huge plot of land was bought in Sao Paulo by two local property developers who intended to build a large housing development. It soon became clear, however, that one part of the land was not suitable for housing and so they decided to build a racing circuit instead. Sao Paulo grew at an incredible speed though and soon the circuit was surrounded by houses.
Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Yas Marina; Fri 23 Nov – Sun 25 Nov 2018.
Abu Dhabi is a city on the move. Not content with enjoying one of the world’s richest oil reserves, the region has recently thrown itself into a massive programme of development. And one of the jewels in Abu Dhabi’s crown is the 5.55-kilometre Yas Marina Circuit, which on November 1, 2009, hosted the country’s inaugural Grand Prix. It was also the first F1 twilight race, with powerful lighting ensuring a seamless transition from day to night.
2018 F1 DRIVER LINE-UPS
If you’re a fan, you should also keep up with those who will be steering their teams to the winning line, and that would be the drivers’ line-up. For Mercedes, it is Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, and for close competitor Ferrari, it is Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen. A popular favorite is Red Bull with its racers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, and for the Force India team, sitting in the driving spot will be Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon. For Williams it is Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin; Renault Nico it is Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz; Toro Rosso has Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley; while Haas has Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen. The team to look out for will be McLaren with its drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne, and Sauber with Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc.