How to watch 2022 F1 Imola Grand Prix live in Australia

Posted: 24 April 2022 3:30 pm

After the excitement of Australia, the F1 show moves to Italy and the famed Imola Grand Prix circuit for the latest round of action.

SUMMARY: The F1 Imola is on 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.

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc made it 2 wins from 3 races as he opened up a 34-point lead in the drivers' championship in the early stages of the season. Teammate Carlos Sainz sits 3rd with Mercedes' George Russell wedged in between that pair.

When is the F1 Imola?

This Grand Prix is being held from Friday 22 - Sunday 24 April at the Imola circuit in Italy. Practice sessions and qualifying take place on the Friday and Saturday.

The F1 Imola Grand Prix also features the F1 Sprint on the Saturday. The F1 Sprint is a 100km dash with no mandatory pit stops and drivers racing flat-out to the chequered flag.

The main race gets underway at 9:30pm AEST on Sunday 24 April.

How to watch F1 Imola live

The place to watch every race in this year's championship is Kayo Sports, Foxtel or Foxtel Now. That's going to continue for the next few years too with a recent F1 broadcast agreement.

There's no live free-to-air broadcast of F1 races in Australia other than the Australian Grand Prix. For a full analysis of your viewing options, you can check out our F1 Australia TV guide.

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Can I watch F1 Imola live on free-to-air TV?

No. Network 10 is showing 1-hour highlights programs on Monday nights for some of this year's races, including the Imola GP. These highlights will be shown on 10 Bold and 10 play at 11:20pm AEST on 25 April.

Stream F1 Imola on Kayo Sports

While the Imola GP practice and qualifying sessions are part of Kayo Freebies, the main race itself requires a subscription.

Kayo Sports is the home of motorsport for Australians. It has every F1 and V8 Supercar race, as well as NASCAR and MotoGP. If you are yet to try it out, Kayo has a 14-day free trial for new customers.

Following the free trial period, a Basic subscription will cost you $25 a month and gives you access to 2 screens or devices. You can also opt for a Premium option for $35 a month that gives you an additional screen or device. You can cancel your subscription at any time. Get in quick though, as Kayo recently announced a price rise.

A bonus with Kayo is that you can watch live or on demand. You can also choose to watch from the start in the middle of a live event.

Kayo also has a range of special features, including some specifically tailored to motorsport. RaceView allows fans to watch 4 feeds on 1 screen. HeliCam, Race Centre, Pit Lane and driver cameras are also among the features depending on the event. We have a full review of Kayo for more info or watch our video below.

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Who will win the F1 Imola?

We reach Europe and the first of our F1 sprint races for the season. The 2 leading title contenders appear to be Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen.

Defending champion Verstappen has had 2 DNF's (did not finish) this season, with a victory wedged in between.

Ferrari carried on outstanding pre-season form, clocking up 2 victories and also the fastest lap times at all 3 events.

This is a home race for Ferrari, their car is performing in all conditions and everything is running seamlessly so far. All that points to another victory for them.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. We also have a rundown of this season's F1 calendar, teams and all the drivers.

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