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Spa leads the way, London misses out & little love for Sochi - your F1 calendar

The Belgian Grand Prix at Spa proved the most popular selection on readers' dream F1 calendars, with nearly 95% of respondents including it in their final 16



Before the summer break BBC Sport asked readers to list their preferred F1 calendar, based on the season being reduced to 16 races.

Thousands of you duly obliged by using our selector, and the results make interesting reading.

Read more: Spa leads the way, London misses out & little love for Sochi - your F1 calendar

Pierre Gasly: Red Bull replace Daniel Ricciardo with Frenchman for 2019 season

Pierre Gasly made his F1 debut with Toro Rosso last year



French driver Pierre Gasly will replace the departing Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull next season, the Formula 1 team have announced.

The 22-year-old, who drives for Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso, will line up alongside Max Verstappen.

Read more: Pierre Gasly: Red Bull replace Daniel Ricciardo with Frenchman for 2019 season

Lando Norris: British driver, 18, given Belgium GP practice drive by McLaren

Lando Norris won the European Formula Three title last year



British teenager Lando Norris will make his Friday practice debut for McLaren at this week's Belgium Grand Prix.

The 18-year-old will deputise for Fernando Alonso in first practice after the double world champion announced he would retire at the end of the season.

Read more: Lando Norris: British driver, 18, given Belgium GP practice drive by McLaren

McLaren: Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso from 2019

Carlos Sainz will be entering his fifth season in Formula 1 in 2019



Carlos Sainz has signed a multi-year deal to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren from the 2019 season, the team have confirmed.

Alonso, twice world champion, announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the year.

Read more: McLaren: Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso from 2019

Raikkonen, Gasly, Sainz, Norris: Who will fill the Red Bull and McLaren seats?

F1 transfer rumours are filling the summer break - but who will fill the seats on offer?



With Fernando Alonso retiring from Formula 1 and Daniel Ricciardo joining Renault, the drivers' grid is set to look a little different in 2019 - but who else might be moving on?

Ricciardo announced in early August that he would be leaving Red Bull at the end of this season to "take on a fresh and new challenge". McLaren driver Alonso said his decision to leave the sport, announced on Tuesday, was to "explore new adventures" and "make a change and move on".

Read more: Raikkonen, Gasly, Sainz, Norris: Who will fill the Red Bull and McLaren seats?


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