Austrian Grand Prix: Where to Watch, Live Stream & Timings for This F1 Race?

Published 06/30/2021, 2:40 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen leads at the start of the race REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger


Max Verstappen continued to dominate at the Styrian Grand Prix to clinch his fourth F1 race victory of the season. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, the drivers of the ever-dominant Mercedes AMG, suddenly looked like minnows against the home team.

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However, the Stuttgart outfit do have a second shot at proving their worth later this week. F1 will go racing at the Red Bull Ring yet again to round off the first triple-header of the season.

But how far is it plausible to anticipate a comeback from Mercedes this time around?

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Well, before nosing into how the weekend might play out, take a look at when and where the fans could view the sessions. F1 kicks off its first session of the weekend on Friday at 11:30 local time.

When to watch the F1 weekend in Austria?

The timings are almost similar to the previous race weekend at the Red Bull Ring. FP1 commences at 11:30 AM local time. In the UK, viewers could catch a glimpse of the action at 10:30 AM while the broadcasting takes place in the US at 5:30 AM.

F1 flags off FP2 at 3:00 PM local time, which is 2:00 PM in the UK and 9:00 AM around the American continent. This concludes day 1 of action.

Formula One F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Darko Vojinovic

Meanwhile, the FP3 session on Saturday will start at 12:00 PM local time, which is 11:00 AM around the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, western countries can view the session at 6:00 AM.

One of the biggest sessions of the weekend, the qualifying, will start at 3:00 PM local time; 2:00 PM around the UK and 9:00 AM around the US. Finally, the main race on Sunday – the lights will go off at 3:00 PM local time, similar to Saturday.

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Where will the events be broadcasted?

A certain number of the countries will have the option of using F1’s own channel, F1 TV pro. Apart from that, Sky Sports will telecast the entire weekend’s event around the United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy.

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ESPN covers the United States, while TSN and RDS take charge of the broadcasting rights around Canada. Australian viewers can view the event through Fox Sports.

Formula One F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium after winning the race alongside second place Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and third place Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Ziggo Sport will continue to broadcast the whole of F1 weekend in the Netherlands. France can enjoy the race weekend through Canal+, while Spain and Japan can view it via DAZN. Star Sports holds the broadcasting rights for F1 around India.

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Overall, after a rather stale weekend at the Red Bull Ring, can we expect a much more exciting race weekend this time around? Well, only time will tell.

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Rohit Kumar

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Rohit Kumar is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been an ardent follower of the racing series since 2007, with his love for the sport coinciding with his love for Kimi Raikkonen. He is also an ardent follower of Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin Racing.

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