The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix has arrived with teams and drivers aiming to make a big splash on this ultra-fast, high-intensity course.


Red Bull star Max Verstappen calmly cruised to victory in the opening race as he laid down an ominous marker that will have rival teams scrambling to compete.

Aston Martin were the most improved team in Bahrain compared to last season as Fernando Alonso finished third on his maiden voyage with the team. The Spanish veteran will be determined to build consistent form as the fledgling season progresses.

Fans around the world will be fascinated to see teams finally show their hands in the first race of the campaign following the smoke and mirrors of testing, and there will be extensive live TV coverage across the weekend – and every race weekend – courtesy of Sky Sports and Channel 4.

Sky F1 will once again return as the exclusive broadcaster of live F1 races throughout the majority of the 2023 F1 calendar, while Channel 4 will show the British Grand Prix as it has done in recent seasons. brings you all the details on how to watch F1 live on TV via Sky F1, plus full TV schedule and coverage details.

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How to watch F1 on TV

Every Formula 1 race will be shown live on Sky Sports F1 and Main Event throughout the season.

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Watch F1 live stream

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream this week's race via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

You can watch the Grand Prix with a NOW Day Membership for £11.99 or a Monthly Membership 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 TV schedule

The next race is the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Check out the latest TV schedule details below:

All UK time.

Friday 17th March

From 1pm on Sky Sports F1

Practice 1 – 1:30pm

Practice 2 – 5pm

Saturday 18th March

From 1:15pm on Sky Sports F1

Practice 3 – 1:30pm

Qualifying – 5pm

Sunday 19th March

From 3:30pm on Sky Sports F1

Race – 5pm

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