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


The F1® season continues in Portugal this weekend.

The F1® season continues with the Formula 1® 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix this weekend.

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

When is the Portuguese Grand Prix?

The third race of the 2021 F1® season takes place on Sunday 2 May at Portimao.

Practice begins on Friday 30 April with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3 and qualifying on Saturday 1 May.

What time does the Portuguese Grand Prix start?

The 2021 Portuguese GP starts at 3:00pm local time on Sunday 2 May, which is 12:00am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Monday 3 May.

The AEST for each session in Portugal is as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday 8:30pm-9:30pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Saturday 12:00am-1:00am AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 9:00pm-10:00pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Sunday 12:00am-1:00am AEST
  • Race: Monday 12:00am AEST

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

The race takes place at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, effectively known as Portimao, in Portugual.

Drivers will race 66 laps covering a total distance of 306.826 kilometres.

What TV channel is the Portuguese 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 10:20pm AEST on Monday 3 May 2021. Check local guides for more details.

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