Canadian GP 2024 F1 Schedule and Session Start Times

Find out when the 2024 Canadian Grand Prix takes place, including the F1 session start times for the practice, Qualifying, and Sunday's race


The 2024 Canadian Grand Prix, one of the marquee events on the Formula 1 calendar, promises an exhilarating weekend of racing at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Located on the man-made Île Notre-Dame in Montreal, this circuit is renowned for its high-speed straights, tight chicanes, and the infamous Wall of Champions. 

First held in 1978, the Canadian Grand Prix has become a staple of the F1 season. The race is named after Gilles Villeneuve, a legendary Canadian driver who won the inaugural event at this track. Over the years, the circuit has seen numerous memorable moments and dramatic races, contributing to its reputation as a must-see event for motorsport enthusiasts.

The 2024 edition of the Canadian Grand Prix is scheduled to take place from June 7-9. This year’s race marks the ninth round of the Formula 1 season, and it is expected to be as competitive as ever. The circuit’s layout, with its mix of high-speed sections and technical corners, ensures that drivers will need to be at their best to succeed.

Our detailed schedule ensures you won’t miss a moment of the thrilling Canadian GP, from the first practice lap to the chequered flag on race day. Stay tuned to for comprehensive live coverage and updates throughout the Canadian GP weekend.

F1 2024 Canadian GP Session Times and Dates

The Canadian Grand Prix will see drivers compete over 70 laps of the 4.361-kilometre circuit. so make sure you know the F1 schedule for all the sessions and start times over the weekend. Taking place from Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9, this event promises thrilling action at the iconic Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.

SessionDayMontreal (ET)UK (BST)US (PT)Aus. (AEST)
FP1Fri13:30 – 14:3018:30 – 19:3010:30 – 11:3003:30 – 04:30*
FP2Fri17:00 – 18:0022:00 – 23:0014:00 – 15:0007:00 – 08:00*
FP3Sat12:30 – 13:3017:30 – 18:3009:30 – 10:3002:30 – 03:30*
QualifyingSat16:00 – 17:0021:00 – 22:0013:00 – 14:0006:00 – 07:00*
*Next day
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve | Formula 1
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve | Formula 1

Detailed Schedule for Canadian GP 2024

Friday, 7 June 2024 – Practice 1 and 2

  • Free Practice 1: 13:30 – 14:30 (local time)
  • Free Practice 2: 17:00 – 18:00 (local time)

Saturday, 8 June 2024 – Practice 3 and Qualifying

  • Free Practice 3: 12:30 – 13:30 (local time)
  • Qualifying: 16:00 – 17:00 (local time)

Sunday, 9 June 2024 – Canadian GP

  • Race: 14:00 – 16:00 (local time)
John Smith
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