Strap yourselves in racing fans, the 2020 Formula 1 season is about to get the green light in Melbourne with the Australian Grand Prix. The first race of the calendar, the Australian Grand Prix, hits the road on Sunday, March 15, but where can you tune into all the action? Start your engines and find out below.
How to watch the Australian Grand Prix
The Australian Grand Prix is available to watch on Kayo, Foxtel and Channel 10, with live broadcasts and on-demand replays available across all services, with the main race starting from 4pm (AEST) on Sunday, March 15.
* The Australian Grand Prix has been officially cancelled due to concerns over Coronavirus.
Australian Grand Prix on Kayo
One of the most popular sports streaming services available, Kayo offers live and on-demand coverage of all events over the weekend of racing, including practice laps, qualifying and the main event itself.
- Kayo also has coverage of all other Grand Prix races part of the F1 World Championship, along with other motor racing events, including the MotoGP and NASCAR.
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Australian Grand Prix on Foxtel
Similar to Kayo, Foxtel offers coverage of practice and qualifying laps, along with the race itself, on Fox Sports (Channel 506). You can also watch coverage via Foxtel Go, allowing you to catch the action while you’re out and about.
Australian Grand Prix on free-to-air TV
If you’re looking to catch the Grand Prix on free-to-air TV, you’ll have to switch to Channel 10, with all practice, qualifying and race laps available to watch. You can also watch via TenPlay, either through the website or through the official app, giving you plenty of options to catch the action.
When does the Australian Grand Prix start?
Below is the schedule for the Australian Grand Prix weekend, including practice and qualifying laps:
- Practice 1 – 12:00pm (AEST), Friday, March 13
- Practice 2 – 4:00pm (AEST), Friday, March 13
- Practice 3 – 2:00pm (AEST), Saturday, March 14
- Pit Lane – 4:00pm (AEST), Saturday, March 14
- Qualifying – 5:00pm (AEST), Saturday, March 14
- Pit Lane – 2:40pm (AEST), Sunday, March 15
- Grand Prix Race – 4:00pm (AEST), Sunday, March 15
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