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What time does the 2021 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix start in Australia?


The penultimate round of the season.

The Formula 1® season continues with the 2021 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix this weekend.

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


When is the Saudi Arabia Grand Prix?

Round 21 of the 2021 F1® season takes place on Sunday 5th December at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit.

Practice begins on Friday 4th December with Practice 1 and Practice 2, followed by Practice 3 and the Qualifying on Saturday 5th December.

What time does the Saudi Arabia Grand Prix start?

The 2021 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix starts at 8:30 pm local time on Sunday 5th December, which is 4:30 am Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on Monday 6th December.

The AEDT for each session in Saudi Arabia is as follows:

  • Practice 1: Saturday 12:30am-1:30am AEDT
  • Practice 2: Saturday 4:00am-5:00am AEDT

  • Practice 3: Sunday 1:00am-2:00am AEDT
  • Qualifying: Sunday 4:00am-5:00am AEDT

  • Race: Monday 4:30am AEDT

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

The race takes place at Jeddah Corniche Circuit, located in Saudi Arabia.

Drivers will race 50 laps covering a total distance of 308.45 kilometres.

What TV channel is the Saudi Arabia 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 6th December 2021. Check local guides for more details.

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