Session Times for the French GP

Find out when the 2022 French GP takes place, including the F1 session times for practice, qualifying and the race.


After a week off, Formula 1 heads down to the Circuit Paul Ricard once again for the 2022 French GP.

Last year’s race came down to a tight strategy battle between Red Bull and Mercedes, with Max Verstappen passing Lewis Hamilton for the win on the final lap.

The 2022 edition could prove to be another close run battle between Red Bull and Ferrari, after Charles Leclerc closed the gap at the top of the Drivers’ Championship last time out with a consummate display at the Austrian GP.

The 2022 French Grand Prix kicks off on Friday July 22, with qualifying scheduled for 15:00 BST on Saturday July 23 and the lights out for the race at 13:00 BST on Sunday July 24.

When is the 2022 French GP?

DateSessionLocalUK (BST)US (EDT)US (PST)
July 22Practice 114:0013:0008:0005:00
July 22Practice 217:0016:0011:0008:00
July 23Practice 313:0012:0007:0004:00
July 23Qualifying16:0015:0010:0007:00
July 24Race14:0013:0008:0005:00

Who won the 2021 French GP?

Max Verstappen emerged victorious at the last French GP in 2021 following a close fought battle with Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton, as his teammate Sergio Perez managed to also pass Valtteri Bottas to take the final podium step for Red Bull.

F1 Grand Prix of France at Circuit Paul Ricard on June 20, 2021 in Le Castellet, France.


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