How to watch Melbourne Grand Prix F1 and V8 Supercars live

Posted: 12 March 2020 4:04 pm News

V8 and F1

The V8 Supercars and Melbourne F1 Grand Prix combine for a huge weekend of racing. This is how to follow all the high-octane action.

BREAKING: The F1 Australian GP and V8 Supercars Melbourne 400 has been cancelled due to coronavirus.

Once again this weekend, Melbourne becomes Mecca for Aussie motorsport fans as V8 Supercars and F1 Grand Prix come together.

It all starts with the V8 Supercars Melbourne 400. This year it consists of 4 100km races, which equate to 20 laps apiece around the Melbourne circuit. They will be split across one race on Friday, two on Saturday and the finale on Sunday.

Then the world's fastest race cars hit the track with the standard Friday practice, Saturday qualifying and Sunday race. Read on for all the viewing details.

When is V8 Supercars and Melbourne F1 Grand Prix?

Date Event Time (AEDT) HTW
Thurs, 12 March V8 Practice 1 11:55 AM Kayo Sports, Foxtel
Thurs, 12 March V8 Practice 2 1:35 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel
Thurs, 12 March V8 Qualifying 4:10 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel
Fri, 13 March V8 Qualifying 10:10 AM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, 10 Bold
Fri, 13 March F1 Practice 1 12:00 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, 10 Bold
Fri, 13 March V8 Race 1 1:50 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, 10 Bold
Fri, 13 March F1 Practice 2 4:00 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, 10 Bold
Sat, 14 March V8 Race 2 12:00 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Channel 10
Sat, 14 March F1 Practice 3 2:00 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Channel 10
Sat, 14 March V8 Race 3 3:20 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Channel 10
Sat, 14 March F1 Qualifying 5:00 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Channel 10
Sun, 15 March V8 Race 4 1:00 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Channel 10
Sun, 15 March F1 Race 4:10 PM Kayo Sports, Foxtel, Channel 10

How to watch V8 Supercars and Melbourne F1 Grand Prix

You have a number of options for tuning in this weekend. The Melbourne F1 Grand Prix is the only race of the season Channel 10 shows live and in full. Kayo Sports, Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Fetch TV are also options.

We have a complete 2020 V8 Supercars viewing guide for you, along with an F1 version and a breakdown of this year's F1 calendar, teams and drivers. For motorsport fans, Kayo Sports is the way to go so we will break down that option in full.

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How to watch V8 Supercars and Melbourne F1 Grand Prix

Channel 10 is splitting the action over 10 Bold and its main channels from 12–15 March. It is best to check your local TV guides for session times.

Stream V8 Supercars and Melbourne F1 Grand Prix on Kayo Sports

With every round of the V8 Supercars season plus the entire Formula 1 campaign all live and in HD, Kayo Sports is clearly the place to be for revheads.

Kayo currently has a 14-day free trial, so you can watch all of this combined round of motorsport at zero cost. It's not just motorsport, Kayo has access to more than 50 sports and we have put together a full review of the service for you.

In terms of cost, subscriptions for Kayo Sports 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. You can cancel at any time.

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

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.

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