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What time does the 2020 Russian Grand Prix start in Australia?


The 2020 F1® season continues at Sochi this weekend.

The F1® season continues with the Formula 1® Russian Grand Prix 2020 this weekend.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time and race info, for the Russian GP 2020.

When is the Russian Grand Prix?

The tenth race of the 2020 F1® season takes place on Sunday 27 September.

Practice begins on Friday 25 September with FP1 and FP2, followed FP3 and qualifying on Saturday 26 September.

What time does the Russian Grand Prix start?

The 2020 Russian GP starts at 2:10pm local time on Sunday 27 September, which is 9:10pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 27 September.

The AEST for each session in Italy are as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday 6:00pm-7:30pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 10:00pm-11:30pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 7:00pm-8:00pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Saturday 10:00pm-11:00pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 9:10pm-11:10pm AEST

Where is the Russian Grand Prix held and how many laps is it?

The race takes place at Sochi in Russia.

Drivers will race 53 laps covering a total distance of 309.745 kilometres.

What TV channel is the Russian Grand Prix on in Australia?

All live F1® television coverage in Australia is on Fox Sports, which is available via Foxtel.

Live streaming is also available for compatible devices, in HD and on demand, through Kayo Sports.

For free-to-air viewers, 10 Bold will show highlights of the race at 10:30pm on Monday 28 September.

To view the full viewing guide on how to watch Formula 1® events in Australia, click here.