The FIA released the 2012 Formula 1 calendar on Friday confirming the longest ever season in the sport's history.
The schedule marks the return of the United States Grand Prix for the first time since 2007 in June and is the only addition to the year. It is clubbed with the only other race in North America, the Canadian Grand Prix.
The season will start with in Bahrain and will move to Melbourne in the following week, as one of the six back-to-back events of the year.
The Korean GP, its second installation, has been moved towards the first half of the season.
The Turkish Grand Prix is subject to confirmation and the Indian GP is scheduled for Oct. 28.
Here's the full list: