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How to watch F1 Saudi Arabia 2023 live and free in Australia


Things are already looking good for Max Verstappen.

SUMMARY: F1 Saudi Arabia is exclusive to Fox Sports, meaning you can watch via Foxtel Now, Kayo or Foxtel iQ. New customers can watch for free using Foxtel Now's 10-day trial.

The F1 now moves to Saudi Arabia for the second race of the 2023 season.

Team Red Bull started 2023 the same way they finished 2022, with Max Verstappen finishing first in Bahrain.

What time is the F1 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix?

The F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix runs from Friday 17 to Monday 20 March (AEDT) at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The main race of F1 Saudi Arabia starts at 4am AEDT on Monday 20 March.

How to watch F1 Saudi Arabia live in Australia

The only way to watch all the action live from F1 Saudi Arabia is with a subscription to either Foxtel Now, Foxtel iQ or Kayo.

With that, you'll not only be able to watch the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, but every F1 race this season.

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Live stream F1 Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix at no cost.

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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.

This gets you access to entertainment content too, not just sport, so you can also watch the likes of RocKwiz, Snowfall and Last Week Tonight.

The Saudi Arabian 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 Saudi Arabia in 4K Ultra HD.

Live stream Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Kayo

You can watch F1 practice and qualifying sessions with Kayo Freebies, but the main race requires a subscription.

Kayo comes with a 7-day free trial for new customers, meaning you could watch F1 Saudi Arabia live and free.

Stream Kayo Sports for 7 days FREE and no lock-in contract

Take Kayo Sports for a spin and stream over 50 sports live completely free for 7 days.

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.

All up Kayo has access to more than 50 sports including NBA, tennis and international football leagues such as the Scottish Premiership.

F1 Saudi Arabia race preview

The Saudi Arabian GP is only a relatively new event on the F1 calendar and has only had 2 winners.

In that short time though it has already gained a reputation as the fastest street circuit.

Verstappen is chasing a second successive win in Saudi Arabia, having won a thriller last year with Ferrari's Charles Leclerc.

F1 Saudi Arabia

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Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso made an impressive start to 2023 with his new team Aston Martin.

He finished third in Bahrain and will look to continue his resurgence at Saudi Arabia.

Meanwhile high profile drivers like Lewis Hamilton and Leclerc will look for better performances in Saudi Arabia after a lacklustre start in Bahrain.

Red Bull went 1-2 in Bahrain and even though that was only the first race of the season, it looks like Verstappen and the team could dominate 2023 like they did 2022.

We think Verstappen will take the checkered flag again in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

For a full analysis of your viewing options, you can check out our F1 Australian broadcast guide.

Image: Kayo

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