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F1 calendar 2021: Confirmed schedule, results, how to watch F1 races live

Check out how to watch Formula 1 live in 2021 with our F1 calendar plus results and TV details for every Grand Prix.

F1 2021 calendar
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Published: Monday, 6th December 2021 at 3:59 pm

It all boils down to this. It's Red Bull versus Mercedes. It's Max Verstappen versus Lewis Hamilton. It's rising contender versus seasoned champion. It's the end of the Formula 1 calendar 2021. It's the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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The wild antics of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix saw the Verstappen-Hamilton rivalry scale fresh heights and injected real venom into the final showdown. It's everything a neutral could want from a sporting occasion.

Fresh from a hat-trick of victories, it's Hamilton who will take most heart going into the final race of 2021, but Verstappen conquered Abu Dhabi last season and will aim for the same result here in a winner-takes-all encounter.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up the full F1 calendar for 2021 including dates and TV details for the upcoming races.

We will also update this page with a preview for each and every Grand Prix across the full season – from Bahrain to Belgium, from Britain to Brazil and everywhere in between – bursting with details about every race and exclusive analysis from Sky F1 commentator David Croft.

Check out everything you need to know about the 2021 Formula 1 season including full race calendar and TV details below. Lights out, and away we go.

F1 calendar 2021

To be updated throughout the 2021 season.

12th December – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

How to watch F1 on TV and live stream

You can watch every practice, qualifying and race session live on Sky Sports F1.

Sky customers can add individual channels for just £18 per month or add the complete sports package to their deal for just £23 per month. Sky Sports customers can also live stream F1 races via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

You can also watch F1 races with a Sky Sports day pass for £9.99 or a month pass for £33.99, all without signing up to a contract.

NOW can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles. NOW is also available via BT Sport.

F1 results 2021

28th March – Bahrain Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

18th April – Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Lando Norris (McLaren)

2nd May – Portuguese Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

9th May – Spanish Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

23rd May – Monaco Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)
  3. Lando Norris (McLaren)

6th June – Azerbaijan Grand Prix

  1. Sergio Perez (Red Bull)
  2. Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin)
  3. Pierre Gasly (Alphatauri)

20th June – French Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Sergio Perez (Red Bull)

27th June – Styrian Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

4th July – Austrian Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
  3. Lando Norris (McLaren)

18th July – British Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

1st August – Hungarian Grand Prix

  1. Esteban Ocon (Alpine)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)

29th August – Belgian Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. George Russell (Williams)
  3. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

5th September – Dutch Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

12th September – Italian Grand Prix

  1. Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)
  2. Lando Norris (McLaren)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (McLaren)

26th September – Russian Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Ferrari)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)

10th October – Turkish Grand Prix

  1. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Sergio Perez (Red Bull)

24th October – United States Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Sergio Perez (Red Bull)

7th November – Mexico City Grand Prix

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Sergio Perez (Red Bull)

14th November – Sao Paulo Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

21st November – Qatar Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Fernando Alonso (Alpine)

5th December – Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

F1 drivers 2021

The driver line-up looks as exciting as ever, if not more so, with iconic Spanish superstar Fernando Alonso back in the sport and hoping to achieve more than simply making up the numbers.

Hamilton is back on a one-year deal with Mercedes as he aims to win his eighth world title, while Daniel Ricciardo has switched teams and is likely to be more competitive in 2021 than in recent campaigns.

Sebastian Vettel may have also been given a new lease of life in a dark horse car, while there's an M. Schumacher back on the grid in the shape of legendary champion Michael's son, Mick, who will compete in his debut Formula 1 campaign.

We've rounded up the full F1 driver line-up 2021 so that you can make sense of the grid before lights out in Bahrain.

F1 salaries 2021

Formula 1 is a glitzy world that goes beyond the track. The rockstar image is well and truly alive in a number of the big names on the grid, with lifestyles supported by hefty salaries across the grid.

There's a new cost cap enforced in 2021 that limits team spending on the car itself to $145m this season in a bid to increase competition across the field.

Right now, there is no driver salary cap, but discussions are ongoing as to a limit that can be paid to drivers across the grid.

Check out all the F1 2021 salaries for the season ahead, showing how much F1 drivers will earn in 2021.

F1 teams 2021

Mercedes are back and they mean business once again with their W12 car aiming to continue their untouchable streak of form.

Despite Max Verstappen's best efforts in 2020, his Red Bull simply couldn't come close to a credible world title challenge, but with Racing Point rebranded as Aston Martin and McLaren on the rise, the competitive midfield battle could force one or two teams to step up a gear and challenge at the top.

Ferrari will be desperate to bounce back from a horrendous season, while Haas will also hope for improvements and Williams continue to search for points following a dismal 2020.

Check out the full list of F1 teams competing for glory in 2021.

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If you’re looking for something else to watch before and after the drama on the track, check out our TV Guide or visit our Sport hub for all the latest news.

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