FIA Formula 3 has announced today the calendar for the 2024 FIA Formula 3 Championship. Next season will consist of a total of 10 rounds, all support events of the FIA Formula One World Championship and the FIA Formula 2 Championship. The 10 teams and 30 drivers will contest a total of 20 races across three continents.
F3’s sixth season will again kick off at the Bahrain International Circuit on February 29 - March 02, before travelling to Melbourne, Australia on March 22-24. The action will resume in Europe with a double-header that will start in Imola, Emilia Romagna on May 17-19, followed by Round 4 in Monte Carlo, Monaco on May 23-26.
There will be a triple-header next that will begin in Barcelona, Spain on June 21-23, followed by Round 6 in Spielberg, Austria on June 28-30. Round 7 in Silverstone, UK will conclude three weeks of intense racing on July 05-07. A second double-header will see the grid take on the Hungaroring in Budapest on 19–21 July, followed by the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium one week later, on July 26-28. The final and tenth round of the 2024 F3 season will take place in Monza, Italy on August 30 - September 01.
Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1, said: “We are all excited to announce the 2024 Formula 3 calendar that brings huge anticipation and excitement after an already thrilling season this year. The intensity on the track is delighting all our fans and once again shows the talent in the system and the pipeline we have for the future. I want to thank the FIA, Bruno, his team and all the competitors for the incredible job they do and also pay tribute to our longstanding partners Dallara, Mechachrome and Pirelli for their continued support of the series. We are all looking forward to the rest of the season and an exciting 2024.”
FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem said: “The FIA junior single-seater categories are of vital importance to the success of motor sport at the very highest levels, and for the young drivers to develop on the global platform of Formula 1 is without doubt the right pathway. The calendar that we are very pleased to confirm today provides a broad range of circuits, including some of the most challenging and iconic racing venues anywhere in the world, on which the potential stars of the future will give the drivers the best possible preparation for the next step up the ladder to the FIA Formula 2 Championship."
FIA Formula 3 CEO Bruno Michel said: “In 2023, we introduced two new circuits – Melbourne and Monte Carlo – which held extremely successful events for Formula 3. I am very pleased to include them again in the 2024 calendar. We will have 10 rounds, across 3 continents, starting in Sakhir and ending in Monza, all events running alongside Formula 1. In a matter of five years, the FIA Formula Championship 3 has become a decisive category that features the best up-and-coming talents on their way to the top steps of motorsport.”