Australian GP 2023 Live F1 TV schedule

The 2023 Formula 1 season continues at Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne, with the Australian GP between March 31-April 2. Find out where to watch the 2023 Australian GP in the UK, Australia and the USA


The 2023 Australian GP marks the start of a mini-break in the Formula 1 season, so make sure you know where to watch the Australian GP on TV in the UK, USA and Australia.

It has been Red Bull domination so far in the 2023 F1 season after two one-two finishes, with Fernando Alonso in the Aston Martin the nearest challenger to Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen

Both Mercedes and Ferrari will be hoping for an improved showing in Melbourne, after two tough races in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. 

When is the Australian GP 2023?

The 2023 Australian GP will take place on the weekend of March 31 to April 2. The pre-race media sessions will take place on Thursday, with Practice 1 and Practice 2 on Friday. Practice 3 and Qualifying will be on Saturday as is always the case. The race will take place on Sunday afternoon at the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne

DateSessionUK Time (BST)US Time (EDT)US Time (PDT)
Fri. Mar 31Practice 112:30-13:3021:30-22:30*18:30-19:30*
Fri. Mar 31Practice 206:00-07:0001:00-02:0022:00-23:00*
Sat. Apr 1Practice 312:30-13:3021:30-22:30*18:30-19:30*
Sat. Apr 1Qualifying06:00-07:0001:00-02:0022:00-23:00*
Sun. Apr 2Race06:00-08:0001:00-03:0022:00-00:00*
*Denotes previous day

How to watch the 2023 Australian GP in the UK?

TV coverage of the 2023 Australian GP in the UK will be provided by Sky Sports F1 with every single session being shown live as it happens from the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne, Australia. For the race itself, you can join David Croft and Martin Brundle on commentary. 

Channel 4 will have highlights of both 2023 Australian GP qualifying, and the race, with coverage of Saturday’s qualifying session being shown at 11:15 BST on Saturday morning and highlights of the race itself at 12:30 BST on Sunday afternoon. You can also watch Australian GP race highlights on Channel 4’s All 4 on streaming service.

You can also follow live radio coverage of the 2023 Australian GP on BBC Radio 5 Live. Commentary comes from Jack Nicholls, plus Formula E driver Sam Bird, and starts at 05:45 BST

Albert Park Circuit | Formula 1

How to watch the 2023 Australian GP in the USA?

ESPN will have exclusive live coverage of every session from the 2023 Australian GP which is available to subscribers. ESPNEWS will have coverage of Practice 1 with Practice 2 on Friday moving to ESPN2, along with Saturday’s Practice 3 session then moving back to ESPNEWS, with Qualifying on ESPN. The Race will be live on ESPN and ESPN+, with ESPN Deportes having Spanish language coverage of the 2023 Australian GP for viewers in the United States. 

How to watch the 2023 Australian GP in Australia?

In Australia, every session from the 2023 Australian Grand Prix will be shown through Fox Sports 506 which is available via Foxtel. Highlights can be found on 10 Bold on Monday evening after the Australian GP. The race will also be streamed live as it happens from the Albert Park Circuit via Kayo Sports

DateSessionAus. (AEDT)
Fri. Mar 31Practice 112:30-13:30
Fri. Mar 31Practice 216:00-17:00
Sat. Apr 1Practice 312:30-13:30
Sat. Apr 1Qualifying16:00-17:00
Sun. Apr 2Race15:00-17:00
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