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Abu Dhabi retains final F1 race for 2018

UAE capital will host the concluding round of the Formula One season for 2018 on November 25

Abu Dhabi retains final F1 race for 2018
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Teams British driver Lewis Hamilton in action in Abu Dhabi. (Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images)

Abu Dhabi has retained its prestigious position as the final race of the Formula One season for 2018, organisers have announced.

The UAE capital will host the race on November 25, 2018 at Yas Marina, the world governing body, the FIA, said.

Bahrain has also retained its spot in the F1 calendar and its Sakhir circuit will host the third race of the season on April 15, 2018.

The 2018 season will open at the Melbourne race track in Australia on March 25.

The full list of 2018 races approved by the FIA:

March 25: Australia (Melbourne)

April 8: China (Shanghai)

April 15: Bahrain (Sakhir)

April 29: Azerbaijan (Baku)

May 13: Spain (Barcelona)

May 27: Monaco

June 10: Canada (Montreal)

June 24: France (Le Castellet)

July 1: Austria (Spielberg)

July 8: Britain (Silverstone)

July 22: Germany (Hockenheim)

July 29: Hungary (Budapest)

August 26: Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)

September 2: Italy (Monza)

September 16: Singapore

September 30: Russia (Sochi)

October 7: Japan (Suzuka)

October 21: United States (Austin)

October 28: Mexico (Mexico City)

November 11: Brazil (Sao Paulo)

November 25: Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina)

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