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What time does the 2022 Spanish GP start in Australia?


Will the seven-time World Champion have the car to go back-to-back in Spain?

The next race of the Formula 1® season is the 2022 Spanish 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 Spanish Grand Prix?

Round 6 of the 2022 Formula 1® season takes place on Sunday, 22 May at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

Practice begins on Friday, 20 May with Practice 1, followed by Practice 2 and Practice 3 on Saturday, 21 May, and Qualifying on Sunday, 22 May.

What time does the Spanish Grand Prix start?

The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix 2022 starts at 3:30 pm local time on Sunday, 22 May, which is 11:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday, 22 May.

The AEST for each session in Spanish 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 Spanish Grand Prix held and how many laps is it?

The race takes place at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, located in Spain.

Drivers will race 66 laps covering a total distance of 308.424 kilometres.

What TV channel is the Spanish 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, 23 May 2022. Check local guides for more details.

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