How to watch F1 Spain Grand Prix live in Australia and start time

Posted: 8 May 2021 4:11 pm
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Can anyone beat F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton or challenger Max Verstappen in Spain?

SUMMARY: The Spanish F1 Grand Prix is exclusive to Fox Sports. If you are already a Foxtel customer, you are all set. If not, your best option is to watch live on Kayo Sports. You can watch for free using this 14-day trial.

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the last race in Portugal to rack up his 97th career win and extend his championship lead over Max Verstappen to eight points. It has been a tight, tactical battle between the duo to date.

Hamilton sits on top of the driver standings with 69 points, with Red Bull driver Verstappen on 61. McLaren's Lando Norris is a distant third (37 points). Hamilton and Verstappen have been in the top two in all three races this season.

Who comes out on top in another crucial race towards this year's world title?

F1 Spain starting time in Australia

The lights go out for the Spanish Grand Prix at 11pm AEST on Sunday 9 May. Coverage on Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports begins at 9:30pm

How to watch Spanish Grand Prix in Australia

There are 23 races on the new F1 schedule and all of them outside the Australian GP can only be found on Kayo, Foxtel iQ and Foxtel Now. For a full breakdown of your viewing options, check out our F1 guide. We also have a rundown of this season's F1 calendar, teams and drivers.

Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

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Stream Kayo Sports for 14 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports' Basic or Premium plan for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 14 days.

Can I watch the Spanish F1 Grand Prix on free-to-air?

No. Only the Australian GP in November can be seen live on free-to-air TV, via 10 play. Channel 10 will be showing a 1-hour highlights program of the other 22 races on Monday nights on 10 Bold.

F1 Spain Grand Prix facts and figures.

Stream F1 Spain on Kayo Sports

Kayo Sports is the place to be for all revheads. On top of every F1 and V8 Supercar race, it also has IndyCar, MotoGP and much more. Right now you can watch all the action for no cost using Kayo's 14-day free trial for new users.

After that a Basic subscription will cost you $25 per month and gives you access to 2 screens or devices. For $10 more per month a Premium subscription gives you 3 screens. There are no lock-in contracts and you can cancel at any time.

In total Kayo has access to more than 50 sports and also boasts a number of special features. RaceView allows fans to watch four feeds on one screen. HeliCam, Race Centre, Pit Lane and driver cameras are also among the options.

Live stream Spanish Grand Prix on Kayo: Start your 14-day FREE trial now

F1 Spain qualifying results

PositionNumberDriverTeam
144Lewis HamiltonMercedes
233Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing
377Valtteri BottasMercedes
416Charles LeclercFerrari
531Esteban OconAlpine Renault
655Carlos SainzFerrari
73Daniel RicciardoMcLaren Mercedes
811Sergio PerezRed Bull Racing
94Lando NorrisMcLaren Mercedes
1014Fernando AlonsoAlpine Renault
1118Lance StrollAston Martin
1210Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri Honda
135Sebastian VettelAston Martin
1499Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo
1563George RussellWilliams Mercedes
1622Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri Honda
177Kimi RäikkönenAlfa Romeo
1847Mick SchumacherHaas
196Nicholas LatifiWilliams Mercedes
209Nikita MazepinHaas

Who will win the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix?

Spain's Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will host an F1 race for the 31st time since its addition to the calendar in 1991 and promises to be an intriguing spectacle.

Red Bull are still serious challengers in the world title race but Hamilton and Mercedes have worked hard to stay on top thus far.

Aussie driver Daniel Ricciardo admits he is still struggling to come to grips with his McLaren. But after a dismal qualifying performance in last week's race in Portugal, he did bounce back well to finish ninth in Portugal. He starts from seventh on the grid in Spain.

Traditionally this circuit offers little room for overtaking. With that in mind, we'll tip Hamilton to take an early lead from pole before going on to win his fifth straight Spanish Grand Prix and extend his championship lead.

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. We also have insights on how to get Fox Sports without Foxtel.

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