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What time does the 2022 French GP start in Australia?


Ferrari will want a third win in a row in France.

The next race of the Formula 1® season is the 2022 French Grand Prix, which is taking place this weekend.

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

When is the French Grand Prix?

Round 12 of the 2022 Formula 1® season takes place locally on Sunday, 24 July, at the Circuit Paul Ricard.

Practice begins locally on Friday, 22 July, with Practice 1 and Practice 2, followed by Practice 3 and the Qualifying on Saturday, 23 July.

What time does the French Grand Prix start?

The Formula 1® French Grand Prix 2022 starts at 3:00 pm local time on Sunday, 24 July, which is 11:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday, 24 July.

The AEST for each session in France is as follows:

Formula 1®
  • Practice 1: Friday 22:00 - 23:00
  • Practice 2: Saturday 01:00 - 02:00

  • Practice 3: Saturday 21:00 - 22:00
  • Qualifying: Sunday 00:00 - 01:00

  • Race: Sunday 23:00 - 01:00

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

The race takes place at the Circuit Paul Ricard, located in France.

Drivers will race 53 laps covering a total distance of 309.69 kilometres.

What TV channel is the French 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 and 10 Play will show highlights of the race at 11:30 pm AEST on Monday, 25 July 2022. Check local guides for more details.

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