The World Motor Sport Council has confirmed that the 2012 F1 calendar is unchanged, following its meeting in Delhi today.
That in effect must mean that COTA has signed a deal with Bernie Ecclestone for the race to happen, given that Bernie said that the meeting was the deadline. It remains to be seen whether the track can be built in time, given the recent stoppage.
Bahrain also appears on the calendar despite obvious doubts about the wisdom of F1 going there.
Bahrain’s Sheikh Abdulla Bin Isa Khalifa is a WMSC member after Jean Todt gave him the presidency of the CIK, the karting commission.
Here is the calendar as originally published: