The 2022 FIA Formula 3 Championship calendar has been announced for 2022. It will comprise a total of nine rounds, all support events of the FIA Formula 2 Championship and the FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Following a change in the race weekend format, each round in 2022 will be made of two races.
WHAT’S NEW – IN A NUTSHELL
FOR BOTH CHAMPIONSHIPS • 2 points will be awarded for Pole Position. • 1 point will be awarded for Fastest Lap (in each race). • A maximum of 39 points can be allocated per race weekend in the Driver Championships.
FORMULA 2Sprint Race • Grid > Reverse Top 10 from Qualifying results. • Points awarded > Top 8: 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
FORMULA 3Sprint Race • Grid > Reverse Top 12 from Qualifying results • Points awarded > Top 10: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
The campaign will open overseas at the Bahrain International Circuit on 18-20 March, on the same weekend of the first Formula 1 Grand Prix of the year and the start of Formula 2’s 2022 season. The F3 paddock will then fly back to Europe for its second round at Imola, Italy, on 22-24 April, followed by Barcelona, Spain, a month later, on 20-22 May.
The action will resume at Silverstone, UK, on 1-3 July, back-to-back with Spielberg, Austria on 8-10 July. Round 6 will wrap up a busy month at Budapest, Hungary on 29-31 July.
The 2022 F3 season will conclude on a triple-header after the summer break, which will commence at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium on 26-28 August. Zandvoort in the Netherlands will follow on 2-4 September, while Monza in Italy on 09-11 September will end the campaign.