How to watch 2023 F1 Monaco Grand Prix live and free in Australia
The cars are back on the track, after a flood caused an unexpected cancellation to last week's race.
After a week where most of the news about F1 was off the track, the focus returns to racing with the Monaco Grand Prix.
Last week was a non-starter, with flooding putting a halt to the action, so there's no doubt the drivers and race fans alike will be keen to make up for a missed Grand Prix.
What time is the F1 Monaco Grand Prix in Australia?
The Monaco Grand Prix runs from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 May at the Circuit de Monaco. The main race will start at 11pm AEST on Sunday 28 May.
How to watch F1 Monaco live in Australia
The only way to watch all the action live from F1 Monaco is with a subscription to either Foxtel Now, Foxtel iQ or Kayo.
With that, you'll not only be able to watch the Monaco Grand Prix, but every F1 race this season.
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Live stream Monaco Grand Prix on Foxtel Now
You can get a 10-day free trial of Foxtel Now if you're a new customer – then you could watch the F1 Monaco at no cost.
After your free trial, to keep watching F1 on Foxtel Now you need to be subscribed to the Sport pack on top of the base Essentials pack, which totals $54 a month.
The F1 Monaco Grand Prix is also available to watch live on Foxtel iQ, which costs $74 a month as you need the Sports HD pack.
While that's $20 more expensive than Foxtel Now and there's no free trial, it's the only place you can watch F1 Monaco in 4K Ultra HD.
Subscribing to Foxtel iQ is also the only way you can get an F1 TV Pro subscription too, which allows multiple live in-race feeds and live timing data for races.
Live stream F1 Monaco on Kayo
While you can watch F1 practice and qualifying sessions with Kayo Freebies, the main race requires a paid subscription.
Kayo comes with a 7-day free trial for new customers, meaning you could watch F1 Monaco live and free.
Once your free trial ends, Kayo has 3 subscription options – One, Basic and Premium – which start at $25 a month and differ by how many streams you can have simultaneously.
Kayo also has a range of special features, including some tailored to motorsport.
RaceView allows fans to watch 4 feeds on 1 screen including a pit lane channel and co-pilot channel.
F1 Monaco race preview
It was a big week for F1, but sadly not because of the on track action.
Firstly, there was the the Grand Prix at Imola being cancelled due to weather.
Then came news that Honda would make a full-scale return to F1 with Aston Martin in 2026.
Finally, speculation whirled around with 7-time former champion Lewis Hamilton jumping ship from Mercedes to Ferrari.
But back on the track this week for the Monaco Grand Prix, the question remains - can anyone beat Red Bull?
Both drivers from the team, Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez, have been the winner in all the 2023 races.
Plus, they have also been the last 2 winners at Monaco, with Pérez winning last year and Verstappen in 2021.
But Monaco is known as a circuit where qualifying plays an important part, and that's something that Red Bull hasn't excelled at this year.
So if either are to finish on top of the podium again at Monaco, they'll need to be one of the first on the grid.
Will they be able to overcome this? You'll need to tune in to find out.Image: @Oleksii Liskonih via Canva.com
For a full analysis of your viewing options, you can check out our F1 Australian broadcast guide.