When is Formula 1 on television?

Historic Racing

As the Formula 1 season edges ever closer, here’s a full run down of when and where you can watch the racing. The BBC has not yet released exact timings, but we will update this page as soon as they do.

All times are GMT/BST

Sky coverage is all on the Sky Formula 1 channel (406). Details below.

BBC coverage is as follows:

All nine live races will be on BBC One and BBC One HD.
There will also be a one-hour highlights programme that evening.
All races that are shown before 10.00 GMT/BST will be repeated in full later that day.
Highlights shows will also be on BBC One and BBC One HD. The highlights will be shown in the early evening for the European time zone races and early afternoon for the early morning races.
Practice sessions will be broadcast live from grands prix which the BBC is showing live.
Qualifying: There will be an extended highlights show on BBC One and BBC One HD on Saturday evenings for the European time zone races and early afternoon for the early morning races.

Australian Grand Prix

March 15-17

Sky

Friday March 15
Practice 1: 01.15 on air, 01.30 start
Practice 2: 05.15 on air, 05.30 start

Saturday March 16
Practice: 02.45 on air, 03.00 start
Qualifying: 05.00 on air, 06.00 start

Sunday March 17
Race: 04.30 on air, 06.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Malaysian Grand Prix

March 22-24

Sky

Friday March 22
Practice 1: 01.45 on air, 02.00 start
Practice 2: 05.45 on air, 06.00 start

Saturday March 23
Practice 3: 04.45 on air, 05.00 start
Qualifying: 07.00 on air, 08.00 start

Sunday March 24
Race: 06.30 on air, 08.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Chinese Grand Prix

April 12-14

Sky

Friday April 12
Practice 1: 02.45 on air, 03.00 start
Practice 2: 06.45 on air, 07.00 start

Saturday April 13
Practice 3: 03.45 on air, 04.00 start
Qualifying: 06.00 on air, 07.00 start

Sunday April 14
Race: 06.30 on air, 08.00 start

BBC
Shown live

Bahrain Grand Prix

April 19-21

Sky

Friday April 19
Practice 1: 07.45 on air, 08.00 start
Practice 2: 11.45 on air, 12.00 start

Saturday April 20
Practice 3: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Qualifying: 11.00 on air, 12.00 start

Sunday April 21
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Spanish Grand Prix

May 10-12

Sky

Friday May 10
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday May 11
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday May 12
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Shown live

Monaco Grand Prix

May 23-26

Sky

Thursday May 23
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday May 25
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday May 26
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Canadian Grand Prix

June 07-09

Sky

Friday June 07
Practice 1: 14.45 on air, 15.00 start
Practice 2: 18.45 on air, 19.00 start

Saturday June 08
Practice 3: 14.45 on air, 15.00 start
Qualifying: 17.00 on air, 18.00 start

Sunday June 09
Race: 17.30 on air, 19.00 start

BBC
Shown live

British Grand Prix

June 28-30

Sky

Friday June 28
Practice 1: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Practice 2: 13.45 on air, 14.00 start

Saturday June 29
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday June 30
Race: 11.00 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Shown live

German Grand Prix (TBC)

July 19-21

Sky

Friday June 19
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday June 20
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday June 21
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Shown live

TBA

Sky

Friday
Practice 1:
Practice 2:

Saturday
Practice 3:
Qualifying:

Sunday
Race:

BBC
Shown live

Hungarian Grand Prix

July 26-28

Sky

Friday July 26
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday July 27
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday July 28
Race: 11.30 on air. 13.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Belgian Grand Prix

August 23-25

Sky

Friday August 23
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday August 24
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday August 25
Race: 11.00 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Shown live

Italian Grand Prix

September 06-08

Sky

Friday September 06
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday September 07
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday September 08
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Shown live

Singapore Grand Prix

September 20-22

Sky

Friday September 20
Practice 1: 10.45 on air, 11.00 start
Practice 2: 14.15 on air, 14.30 start

Saturday September 21
Practice 3: 10.45 on air, 11.00 start
Qualifying: 13.00 on air, 14.00 start

Sunday September 22
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Korean Grand Prix

October 04-06

Sky

Friday October 04
Practice 1: 01.45 on air, 02.00 start
Practice 2: 05.45 on air, 06.00 start

Saturday October 05
Practice 3: 02.45 on air, 03.00 start
Qualifying: 05.00 on air, 06.00 start

Sunday October 06
Race: 05.30 on air, 07.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Japanese Grand Prix

October 11-13

Sky

Friday October 11
Practice 1: 01.45 on air, 02.00 start
Practice 2: 05.45 on air, 06.00 start

Saturday October 12
Practice 3: 02.45 on air, 03.00 start
Qualifying: 05.00 on air, 06.00 start

Sunday October 13
Race: 05.30 on air, 07.00 start

BBC
Shown live

Indian Grand Prix

October 25-27

Sky

Friday October 25
Practice 1: 05.15 on air, 05.30 start
Practice 2: 09.15 on air, 09.30 start

Saturday October 26
Practice 3: 06.15 on air, 06.30 start
Qualifying: 08.30 on air, 09.30 start

Sunday October 27
Race: 08.00 on air, 09.30 start

BBC
Shown live

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

November 01-03

Sky

Friday November 01
Practice 1: 08.45 on air, 09.00 start
Practice 2: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start

Saturday November 02
Practice 3: 09.45 on air, 10.00 start
Qualifying: 12.00 on air, 13.00 start

Sunday November 03
Race: 11.30 on air, 13.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

United States Grand Prix

November 15-17

Sky

Friday November 15
Practice 1: 15.45 on air, 16.00 start
Practice 2: 19.45 on air, 20.00 start

Saturday November 16
Practice 3: 15.45 on air, 16.00 start
Qualifying: 18.00 on air, 19.00 start

Sunday November 17
Race: 17.30 on air, 19.00 start

BBC
Highlights
Commentary on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC website

Brazilian Grand Prix

November 22-24

Sky

Friday November 22
Practice 1: 11.45 on air, 12.00 start
Practice 2: 15.45 on air, 16.00 start

Saturday November 23
Practice 3: 12.45 on air, 13.00 start
Qualifying: 15.00 on air, 16.00 start

Sunday November 24
Race: 14.30 on air, 16.00 start

BBC
Shown live

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