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09/27/13
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New Jersey on huge 2014 calendar, Pirelli staying in F1
It's game on for New Jersey
(GMM)  New Jersey is officially back on the F1 calendar for 2014, as the FIA published a huge 22-race schedule after its meeting of the World Motor Sport Council on Friday.

The meeting took place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, where it was also finally confirmed that Pirelli is staying put as F1's official tire supplier.

But the Italian marque's longer-term place on the grid is less assured, with the FIA announcing it will run a new tender process for suppliers in future.

"In order to cover the transition period and considering the contracts already settled by FOM and the teams with Pirelli, the (FIA) today confirmed that Pirelli may continue to supply tires to competitors in (F1), subject to the requisite technical and safety standards of the FIA being met," read a media statement.

A huge 22-race calendar for 2014 was published, with New Jersey slotted back in with a June 1 date, but marked as provisional.

Also provisional are the races in Korea and Mexico, after F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone admitted recently a 20 or 21-race calendar is actually more realistic.

2014 F1 calendar:

No. Date Event
1 16 March Grand Prix of Australia
2 30 March Grand Prix of Malaysia
3 06 April Grand Prix of Bahrain
4 20 April Grand Prix of China
5 27 April Grand Prix of Korea (provisional)
6 11 May Grand Prix of Spain
7 25 May Grand Prix of Monaco
8 01 June Grand Prix of America, New Jersey (provisional*)
9 08 June Grand Prix of Canada
10 22 June Grand Prix of Austria
11 06 July Grand Prix of Great Britain
12 20 July Grand Prix of Germany (Hockenheim)
13 27 July Grand Prix of Hungary
14 24 August Grand Prix of Belgium
15 07 September Grand Prix of Italy
16 21 September Grand Prix of Singapore
17 05 October Grand Prix of Russia (Sochi)
18 12 October Grand Prix of Japan
19 26 October Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
20 09 November Grand Prix of USA (Austin)
21 16 November Grand Prix of Mexico (provisional*)
22 30 November Grand Prix of Brazil

* Subject to circuit approval

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