Racing Trend understands that it can be difficult to remember all the memorable dates, especially when it comes to your favorite races. Moreover, it may turn all your plans upside down, if you want to catch different racing series. We know it well, as we are also experiencing the same issue. We have prepared the full race calendar 2023 for motorsport fans. This will ensure that you’re ready for every race whether it’s NASCAR, IMSA, WRC, Formula 1 or even the DTM. We highlighted the most significant dates, such as Le Mans, Dakar, and the Race of Champions 2023. Let’s take a look at what this racing season has prepared for us and pin the best of the dates.
2023 racing season’ start
Racing in different series is exciting in January. Thus, at the beginning of the season you can watch the Dakar, which ends on 15th January. The same weekend in our race calendar for 2023 features the Le Mans Virtual race as well as the start of the Formula E racing season.
In the week following the event, the most coveted events are rushed. Thus, the highly anticipated Rally Monte Carlo 2023 begins on Thursday, 19th January. Daytona 24H is scheduled for 28th January.
During the first month of the racing season, the Champions 2023 race takes place on 28th January in Sweden.
Formula E has scheduled the amazing race for 11th February in India. While, the Formula 1 racing season 2023 starts with three days of pre-season testing in Bahrain and takes place on 23-25th February. The first F1 race on the 2023 calendar takes place on 5th March. The Bahrain Grand Prix opens the season.
Take note that March promises another coveted races. Thus, the FIA World Endurance Championship takes place on 17th March for 1000 Miles of Sebring. On the same dates is the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, one of the most risky races on the 2023 calendar. The colorful Rally Mexico of the FIA WRC is also scheduled for the same weekend and well worth watching. The weekend also coincides with the NASCAR race at COTA.
Race calendar 2023: April and May
That is one of the most exciting parts of the racing season as the other racing series take place. The month of April begins with the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and Indycar race at Texas Motor Speedway on the 2nd of April. So, you can watch the NASCAR race at Bristol, which is planned for 9th April. The FIA WEC continues racing with the 6H of Portimao on 16th April. The FIA World Rally Championships will be held in Croatia on 20th April – an event with unpredictable weather conditions.
The last week of April is highlighted with three major races: Formula 1 Baku Grand Prix in Azerbaijan, 6 Hours of SPA Francorhcamps for the FIA WEC. Indycar and NASCAR round out the weekend.
May celebrates its start with a Formula 1 race. Miami Grand Prix 2023 takes place on 7th May. While another fancy race schduled for 28th May in Monaco. Besides, there will be another exciting eventIn the 2023 calendar, the 24h of Nurburgring takes place on 18th May at Green Hell. The TM racing season starts with race in Oscherseleben on 26th May. Moreover, Indy500 race scheduled for 28th May and promiese the pleasure to the fans’ eyes.
2023 Race Calendar: Summer
The majority of the world racing championships take place at European venues. And there are too many races to keep your eyes from glazing over. The FIA WRC will compete in Italy on 1-4th June, then cross the equator to begin the epic safari rally on 22-25th June.
The legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans is another jewel in the race calendar in 2023. The event takes place on 10th June and draws millions of race fans from around the world.
Apart from another racing event, another racing event must attract the attention of fans as well as racers from different series. Goodwood Festival of Speed is scheduled for 13-16th July.
August means the summer break for Formula 1, as the Dutch Grand Prix is scheduled for the 28th of August. As rally Finland takes place on 6-8th, the FIA WRC celebrates its first week with amazing rally jump areas in Finland.
2023 racing season: Autumn
The month of September brings a breath of fresh air to the calendar of races. Formula 1 returns to Italy on the 3rd of September before heading to Singapore (17th September) and to Japan for the 24th of September Suzuka Grand Prix.
The FIA World Rally championship moves to Greece for Rally Acropolis on 7-10th September, followed by the legendary and risky rally Chile on 28th. Meanwhile, the FIA WEC is holding its atmospheric race. 6H of Fuji takes place on 10th September.
The DTM championship comes to the iconic Red Bull Ring circuit on 8th September.
October is the first step toward the end of the season. Additionally, it must be the most tensioned time on the race calendar for the majority of championships in 2023. Formula 1 returns to Qatar after a year of absence due to the World Cup taking place.
The epic Morocco Rally kicks off Rally-Raid’s adventure on October 12th. The DTM finishes the season at Hockenheimring on 22nd October. The FIA World Rallycross moves to Africa for a round at Cape Town on 21st October.
But one surprise is still in store for race fans. Thus, the FIA World Rally Championship will move to the new venue in 2023. So we will head to Passau, Germany. Furthermore, Formula 1 heads to Mexico for a colorful race.
Racing season’s finish line.
November marks the finish line for the world racing championships. The FIA WEC holds the 8 Hours of Bahrain on 4th November. Three F1 races are planned in November. After the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 5th, F1 fans will see a brand new race. F1 race in Las Vegas is scheduled for November 18th and promises to be the most expensive Grand Prix ever! While the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix finishes the Formula 1 2023 season on 26th November.
In the FIA World Rally Championship, the final round’s place is also decided. Thus, Rally Japan will be the final event of the 2023 calendar and takes place on 18th November.
This year’s Extreme E will take place in Chile on 2-3 December.
Thus, it will be a very exciting racing season. The race calendar 2023 has a number of conflicts between the series, but we hope that doesn’t prevent you from enjoying all of the races.
Please note that the schedule is subject to change, and we’re also monitoring the latest changes in the calendar. Moreover, you can also check the approved calendars for additional European racing championships on the FIA official announcement.
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