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How to watch 2020 IndyCar Series live and free in Australia

The complete 2020 IndyCar Series will be shown live in Australia. This is how you can catch all the high-octane action.

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FOX SPORTS has just announced it has secured the rights to the full 2020 IndyCar Series.

It includes V8 Supercars champion Scott McLaughlin's IndyCar debut at the world renowned Indianapolis 500 live on 10 May. New Zealander McLaughlin will be part of a field that includes compatriot Scott Dixon and Australia's former IndyCar Series champion Will Power.

FOX SPORTS will show every live session of every race throughout the IndyCar season, adding it to its existing motorsport stable of Formula One, V8 Supercars and MotoGP.

What is IndyCar racing?

Established in 1994, IndyCar racing features drivers competing in single-seat, open cockpit vehicles. They use turbocharged V6 engines supplied by Chevrolet and Honda. Teams contest a 17-race schedule across the United States.

The top point-scorer at the end of the season is declared the series champion and earns a US$1 million bonus.

When does 2020 IndyCar Series start?

The season gets underway with the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg in Florida on Sunday 15 March. It all concludes with the final race in Monterey, California on 20 September.

How to watch 2020 IndyCar Series in Australia

FOX SPORTS has secured the rights to this year's series. That means Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports are your options for tuning in.

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Stream 2020 IndyCar Series on Kayo Sports

If you happily call yourself a revhead, Kayo is the home for you. Right now it has a 14-day free trial.

You are also in for a treat in May. The Indianapolis 500 will follow straight after the Monaco F1 Grand Prix on a dream day for motorsport fans.

As well as the IndyCar Series, Kayo Sports will be streaming Formula One, V8 Supercars and MotoGP all season long.

Also read: How to watch NASCAR

All up, Kayo has access to more than 50 sports and we have put together a full review of the service for you. Subscriptions are $25/month for the Basic option, where you can watch games on 2 screens or devices. The Premium option is $10 more per month and gives you 3 screens.

Kayo also has a number of special features, such as Kayo Minis, SplitView (where you can watch four sports at once), RaceView, a Key Moments Timeline and more.

The platform is compatible with Android, iOS, Apple TV, Telstra TV, Android TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later), Sony Bravia TVs, Mac and PC as well as Chromecast or AirPlay.

Watch IndyCar Series on Foxtel iQ

If you have a Foxtel iQ subscription including the Sports HD pack, you are all set. If not, you need the Sports HD pack ($25/month) plus the Foxtel Plus package ($49/month). At $74 per month, it is considerably more expensive than Kayo.

Foxtel is the only broadcaster in Australia that offers users access to 4K sports content. You may also be up for some potential installation costs, though Foxtel iQ deals are also regularly available

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Stream 2020 IndyCar Series via Foxtel Now

Foxtel Now is the pay TV giant's digital streaming service. To stream content you need the Essentials pack in addition to the Sport pack, for a total of $54/month. So while it's cheaper than Foxtel iQ, you're still paying double the price of Kayo Sports.

If you haven't tried it previously, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial. We have also put together a full guide for you which includes the list of compatible devices.

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