F1 2023 Japanese GP Live TV Coverage

Find out where to watch the Japanese GP in the UK, Australia and the USA as the 2023 Formula 1 season resumes


The 2023 Formula 1 season continues with the Japanese Grand Prix, one of the toughest events on the calendar, so make sure you know how to watch the race at Suzuka on TV in the UK, USA and Australia.

Carlos Sainz took a stunning win at the Singapore GP last time out as Red Bull‘s unbeaten streak came to an end and Max Verstappen was beaten for the first time since Azerbaijan in April.

Red Bull can still win the constructors’ championship this weekend at Suzuka if they outscore Mercedes by one point or more and are not outscored by Ferrari by 24 points or more.

How to watch the 2023 F1 Japanese GP in the UK?

TV coverage of the 2023 Japanese GP in the UK will be provided by Sky Sports F1 with every single session being shown live as it happens from Suzuka. For qualifying and the race itself, you can join David Croft and Karun Chandhok on commentary.

Channel 4 will have highlights of qualifying, and the race, for the Japanese GP with coverage of qualifying being shown at 11:10 BST on Saturday morning.

Highlights of the race itself is at 12:30 BST on Sunday afternoon. You can also watch race highlights on Channel 4’s All 4 streaming service.

You can also follow live radio coverage of the 2023 Japanese GP on BBC Radio 5 Live. Commentary comes from Chris HartleyJack Aitken and Rosanna Tennant and starts at 06:00 BST on Sunday.

DateSessionLocalUK (BST)TV Channel
September 22Practice 111:3003:30-04:30Sky Sports F1
September 22Practice 215:0007:00-08:00Sky Sports F1
September 23Practice 311:3003:30-04:30Sky Sports F1
September 23Qualifying15:0007:00Sky Sports F1
September 24Grand Prix14:0006:00Sky Sports F1

How to watch the 2023 F1 Japanese GP in the USA?

ESPN will have exclusive live coverage of every session from the 2023 Japanese GP which is available to subscribers. ESPN2 will have coverage of every session, apart from practice three which will be on ESPNU.

DateSessionUS (EDT)US (PDT)TV Channel
September 21Practice 122:30-23:3019:30-20:30ESPN2
September 22Practice 202:00-03:0023:00-00:00*ESPN2
September 22Practice 322:30-23:3019:30-20:30ESPNU
September 23Qualifying02:0023:00*ESPN2
September 24Grand Prix01:0022:00*ESPN2
*denotes previous day

How to watch the 2023 F1 Japanese GP in Australia?

In Australia, every session from the 2023 Japanese GP will be shown through Fox Sports 506 which is available via Foxtel.

Highlights can be found on Channel 10 on Monday evening after the event in Japan. The race will also be streamed live as it happens from Suzuka via Kayo Sports

DateSessionAus (AEST)TV Channel
September 15Practice 119:30-20:30Fox Sports 506
September 15Practice 223:00-00:00Fox Sports 506
September 16Practice 319:30-20:30Fox Sports 506
September 16Qualifying23:00Fox Sports 506
September 17Grand Prix22:00Fox Sports 506
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