A 12-weekend calendar has been confirmed for the inaugural season of A1 Grand Prix, which begins at Brands Hatch on 25 September.
The India team test out their A1 Grand Prix car
The series will feature 25 drivers competing for their country at some of the world's most well-known circuits.
"I'm delighted to confirm the calendar for the first World Cup of Motorsport," said event founder Sheikh Maktoum.
"It's about making motorsport accessible, with affordable tickets to popular locations."
The series will travel to Laguna Seca in California, Estoril in Portugal, and the Shanghai International Circuit, where the series will reach its climax on 2 April.
A1GP Calendar 2005/2006
25 Sep: Brands Hatch, (GB)
9 Oct: EuroSpeedway, Lausitz (Ger)
23 Oct: Circuito Estoril (Por)
6 Nov: Eastern Creek, Sydney (Aus)
20 Nov: Sepang International Circuit (Mal)
11 Dec: Dubai Autodrome (UAE)
15 Jan: Sentul Circuit (Indonesia)
29 Jan: TBC, South Africa
12 Feb: Autodromo Internacional de Curitiba (Bra)
26 Feb: Parque Fundidora, Monterrey (Mex)
19 Mar: Laguna Seca, California (US)
2 Apr: Shanghai International Circuit (Chn)