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What time does the 2021 Italian Grand Prix start in Australia?


Three points separate Verstappen and Hamilton.

The F1® season continues with the Formula 1® 2021 Italian Grand Prix in the Monza this weekend.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time and race info, for the 2021 Italian GP.


When is the Italian Grand Prix?

Round 14 of the 2021 F1® season takes place on Sunday 12th September at Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

Practice begins on Friday 10th September with FP1, followed by Qualifying and FP2 on Saturday 11th September, and Sprint Qualifying on Sunday 12th September.

What time does the Italian Grand Prix start?

The 2021 Italian GP starts at 3:00 pm local time on Sunday 12th September, which is 11:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 12th September.

The AEST for each session in Monza is as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday 10:30pm-11:30pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Saturday 2:00am-3:00am AEST

  • Practice 2: Saturday 8:00pm-9:00pm AEST
  • Sprint Qualifying: Sunday 12:30am-1:00am AEST
  • Race: Sunday 11:00pm AEST

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

The race takes place at Autodromo Nazionale Monza, located in Monza.

Drivers will race 53 laps covering a total distance of 306.72 kilometres.

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

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

Live HD streaming is also available for compatible devices through Kayo Sports.

For free-to-air viewers, 10 Bold will show highlights of the race at 10:30 pm AEST on Monday 13th September 2021. Check local guides for more details.

Read our complete guide on how to watch Formula 1® in Australia.