Qatar F1 race will be held in November along with 10-year deal

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The race will be held in Doha, the capital of Qatar, starting in 2023

Qatar will make its Formula 1 debut with a race in November. The country has also signed a 10-year agreement to host the Grand Prix starting in 2023.

This season, the Gulf state will fill the empty slot with a race at Losail circuit in Kuwait. Losail is well-known for hosting MotoGP.

Qatar will not host F1 races in 2022, so that Fifa World Cup can be held.

Although the race's exact location has yet to be confirmed, the plan is for a street race in Doha.

Qatar is the fourth Middle Eastern nation to join F1's calendar. It joins Abu Dhabi and Bahrain, as well as Saudi Arabia, who make their debut in F1 this year, the penultimate race of the 2021 season on 3-5 December.

It will be three races that conclude this year's championship in the region, with Qatar being followed by Saudi Arabia, and Abu Dhabi the season-finale on 10-12 December.

The Qatar Grand Prix, which will take place at 18:00 local time, will feature a floodlit race night.

This announcement confirms that seven races remain in the tight title race between Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

The Turkey run-in begins on October 10, followed by the US Grand Prix at Austin, Texas on October 24.

Mexico, Brazil, and Qatar will be in attendance on consecutive weekends beginning on 7 November. Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi will follow on the first two weekends of December.