This weekend it’s the Hungarian Grand Prix, only a week after Max Verstappen notched up one other win on the French Grand Prix. It’s the final race earlier than F1’s summer season break – the subsequent race, at Spa, isn’t till 28 August.
Charles LeClerc will probably be kicking himself after making a race-ending mistake on the Circuit Paul Ricard final weekend, and is now falling even additional behind within the driver’s championship.
After all, you’re right here since you need to know the beginning time for this weekend’s race. So with out additional ado, right here’s every little thing you want to learn about watching the motion on TV and on-line within the UK, together with free observe and qualifying.
You’ll additionally discover the opposite dates and begin occasions for the remainder of the races within the F1 2022 calendar.
In case you’re all for different sports activities, you can even discover out:
When does the Hungarian Grand Prix begin?
Timings for the race weekend are in British Summer season Time: GMT+1.
Spherical 13: Hungaroring, Hungary
Date: Sunday 31 July 2022
Race begin time: 2pm (BST)
Race highlights: Channel 4, 6.30pm
Observe, qualifying & race occasions for the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix
All occasions are in BST.
Observe 1: Friday 29 July on Sky Sports activities F1, 1-2pm
Observe 2: Friday 29 July on Sky Sports activities F1, 4-5pm
Observe 3: Saturday 30 July on Sky Sports activities F1, 12-1pm
Qualifying: Saturday 30 July on Sky Sports activities F1, 3-4pm, Channel 4: 7.30pm
Race: Sunday 31 July. Begin time 2pm on Sky Sports activities F1. Race highlights on Channel 4, 6.30pm
In case you’re unable to get to a TV or document broadcasts, you possibly can watch them in a while Sky Go / Now and on All 4, which is the app for Channel 4. You may also catch up later with a lot shorter highlights on the official System 1 YouTube channel.
Easy methods to watch each F1 race at no cost within the UK
Sky displaying reside races
Prolonged qualifying, plus highlights on Channel 4 proven 2.5 hours after reside race ends
F1 is quick turning into a pay-to-watch sport. However there are methods to observe with out paying, particularly if you happen to’re blissful to observe highlights later within the day.
Sky nonetheless has the unique rights to point out reside races within the UK (in addition to Italy and Germany), which means the one protection on free-to-air TV within the UK will probably be obtainable on Channel 4.
This association runs till 2024 and – till the tip of the 2022 season – prolonged highlights of each qualifying and races might be proven on Channel 4 solely two and a half hours after the race ends.
This doesn’t imply all broadcasts will probably be proven this quickly, and if you wish to stream these highlights, you may need to attend rather a lot longer for them to look on Channel 4’s streaming service – All4.
The highlights present lasts 2.5 hours and is allowed to cowl 70 % of the motion.
You may watch Channel 4 in your TV, after all, however you can even watch utilizing the All4 app in your telephone or pill (however not reside), or in an internet browser through Channel 4’s web site.
The opposite approach to watch at no cost – particularly if you wish to watch races reside – is to make use of a VPN and stream them from broadcasters in different nations which present races on free-to-air channels (however not essentially with English commentary).
For extra particulars, see the part under on the best way to watch races reside at no cost.
Easy methods to watch F1 races in 4K HDR
In case you’re blissful to pay a subscription charge so you possibly can watch whole races reside, then Sky is the one choice within the UK. Whereas Liberty operates an internet streaming service – F1 TV Professional – you possibly can’t watch it within the UK due to Sky’s unique deal.
Races are actually broadcast in 4K HDR and, as we perceive it, you’ll want a Sky Glass TV, or a Sky Q field that’s able to sending the 4K HDR sign to your suitable TV. Meaning one which helps the HLG kind of HDR, as a result of that’s what Sky makes use of. You’ll additionally want the suitable Extremely HD add-on in your Sky TV bundle.
Sadly, which means no 4K or HDR for Now prospects, or those that obtain Sky channels through BT TV.
You may get Sky Sports activities F1 for £18 monthly on prime of your regular Sky bundle – which means a minimal value of £41 monthly in actuality – or Full Sports activities (all of the sports activities channels) for £25 monthly, once more for an 18-month contract.
The opposite choice for UHD HDR is to enroll to F1 TV, the official streaming service for the game. See under for extra particulars, but it surely isn’t obtainable within the UK.
Watch F1 on Now
In case you don’t need to pay for Sky TV (perhaps since you solely need F1) then there may be another: you possibly can subscribe through Sky’s streaming service, Now (previously Now TV). That’s obtainable in your telephone, pill, video games consoles, through an internet browser and in addition through an Amazon Fireplace TV Stick, Roku machine and others.
It isn’t less expensive although: it’s £33.99 monthly for the Sky Sports activities Go.
BT broadband prospects also can get Sky Sports activities channels as a part of a Now bolt-on to their BT TV bundle – see extra particulars in our BT VIP assessment.
Are you able to get F1 TV Professional within the UK?
Annoyingly, no, you possibly can’t. In case you didn’t know, F1 TV Professional is the official streaming service of System 1 however you possibly can’t subscribe within the UK due to Sky’s unique deal for reside races.
F1 TV Professional is just obtainable the US the place it prices $79.99 per 12 months. You may also purchase it in a couple of different nations together with the Netherlands the place it’s €7.99 monthly.
Within the UK, all you possibly can entry is the reside timing service which prices £2.29 monthly. We don’t advise utilizing a VPN to purchase the service from the US or Netherlands: it’s doubtless your VPN will probably be detected and Liberty Media, which runs F1, says your subscription will probably be terminated with no refund.
In case you don’t need to pay for F1 TV Professional and also you’re within the US, F1 races will probably be proven on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC.
Can I watch F1 on-line in 2022?
Certainly you possibly can. Protection is on the market utilizing the next apps:
Word that you simply can not watch reside on the All 4 app.
Not like BBC iPlayer, you possibly can’t be a part of a reside broadcast and you could have to attend hours for the race highlights to look within the app.
To observe races on-line with the Sky Go app you first have to subscribe to its TV service. Sky will probably be broadcasting observe, qualifying and races in Extremely HDR, however as defined above, you’ll want the proper tools to get it, and this isn’t obtainable through Sky Go. Yow will discover out extra on Sky’s web site.
As talked about above, you possibly can watch Sky Sports activities F1 with out being a Sky TV buyer because the channel can also be obtainable on Now (previously Now TV) as you can even get Now as a part of a BT TV bundle.
Now could be Sky’s streaming service, which you’ll be able to watch through the Now app on a laptop computer, PC, Mac, telephone or pill. It will also be discovered or put in on Amazon Fireplace TV Stick streaming units, LG TVs, Samsung TV, YouView bins (not early ones), Apple TV, Sony TVs, Google Chromecast, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Sequence S/X.
You’ll want the
Now Sports activities membership which prices £33.99 monthly or £9.98 per day. However on the time of writing, the month-to-month subscription was discounted to £20 for the entire F1 season.
Easy methods to watch F1 on-line with a VPN
In case you’re not in the identical nation because the TV broadcaster, you received’t be capable of watch F1 on-line and not using a VPN. For instance, you possibly can not watch overseas utilizing the Sky Go app in your telephone or pill due to Brexit.
Equally, you possibly can’t watch highlights on the All 4 app until you utilize a VPN with a UK server.
We advocate utilizing NordVPN and Surfshark.
A VPN makes it seem that you simply’re positioned in the identical nation because the broadcaster if you hook up with a server within the acceptable nation.
Learn our information to the
finest VPN companies for extra data.
Is there a approach to watch F1 races reside at no cost?
Formally, no. However there’s a manner. In 2022 and 2023, F1 will probably be proven on free-to-air channels ServusTV and ORF in Austria, plus on Match TV in Russia. Races are additionally broadcast reside on Belgian TV channel
You’ll want a
VPN (see above) to observe these channels outdoors of these nations, so hook up with the suitable nation – Austria or Russia – after which head to their respective web sites and work out the best way to navigate to the proper channel and also you’ll be ale to observe the reside stream.
Clearly until you communicate these languages the commentary received’t be in any respect helpful, however the excellent news is which you could take heed to English commentary by tuning into Radio 5 Reside. You don’t want an precise radio after all: you can even hear through the BBC Sounds app, or on the
BBC web site.
Listed here are the web site hyperlinks:
In case you fancy watching on the large display moderately than your laptop computer, then right here’s
the best way to hook up your laptop computer to a TV. You could possibly additionally
forged from Android, if you happen to’re utilizing a VPN and net browser in your telephone or pill. Equally, these with iPhones or iPads can mirror their display to the TV utilizing an Apple TV.
Aside from this, the game is all however behind a paywall now. You was ready watch races reside on RTL Germany however Sky Germany now has unique rights (as within the UK) to point out reside races in Germany as effectively.
Final 12 months a deal between the 2 was finished in order that RTL might present the 4 occasions under (together with the Sunday races) reside, and one thing comparable could effectively occur in 2022.
You may watch races on RTL within the UK if in case you have a satellite tv for pc dish and might work out the best way to tune into Astra satellite tv for pc at 19.2E.
I’m additionally reliably knowledgeable by a Tech Advisor reader that F1 is proven free to air on an Arabic satellite tv for pc channel service referred to as MBC Motion MBC Persia. They’re obtainable on numerous satellites at various frequencies, however they require an excellent satellite tv for pc set up and setup to choose up the indicators.
Dash Qualifying races in 2022
The format will probably be run at three races this season:
Spherical 4: Italy
Spherical 11: Austria
Spherical 22: Brazil
As an alternative of being run on the Saturday, regular qualifying (with Q1, Q2 and Q3 periods) takes place on Friday afternoon. This determines the grid order for Dash Qualifying, which is a brief 100km race that’s held on Saturday afternoon.
The principles have been tweaked this 12 months. The driving force who units the quickest time in qualifying will probably be given pole place on Sunday. Final 12 months, it was the driving force who received the Dash who secured pole. The grid order for the dash race itself will probably be decided by qualifying occasions from the Friday periods, as earlier than.
Factors have been modified, too. Now, the highest eight drivers within the dash race are awarded factors, from 8 for the winner all the way down to 1 level for coming P8.
F1 Calendar 2022
Race Begin Time (BST)
Bahrain Worldwide Circuit
Saudi Arabian GP
Jeddah Road Circuit
Emilia Romagna GP (Italy)
Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
Miami GP (USA)
Miami Worldwide Autodrome
Circuit de Catalunya
Circuit de Monaco
Baku Metropolis Circuit
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
Purple Bull Ring
Circuit Paul Ricard
Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Marina Bay Road Circuit
United States GP
Circuit of the Americas
Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez
Autodromo Jose Carlos Tempo Interlagos
Abu Dhabi GP
Yas Marina Circuit
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