F1 United States GP 2023 Sprint Weekend Schedule

Formula 1 makes its annual trip to the Circuit of the Americas for the United States GP

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Five events in six weeks will bring the 2023 Formula 1 season to a conclusion and it all starts with the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.

Max Verstappen sealed the drivers’ championship last time out in Qatar, so attention turns to the battle for second where Sergio Perez has a 30-point advantage over Lewis Hamilton.

Mercedes hold a lead of 28 points over Ferrari in the constructors’ championship and this weekend is another Sprint event, so there are plenty of points up for grabs.

The United States GP returned to the F1 calendar after a five year absence in 2012 and Austin always produces great racing due to its track layout.

Verstappen won the 2021 and 2022 events, beating Hamilton in both races but it was far from easy and the jeopardy of a Sprint weekend could lead to a similar story in 2023.

When is the 2023 United States GP?

The 2023 United States GP will take place at the Circuit of the Americas but there will be a change to the normal schedule as it’s a Sprint weekend.

Friday will see qualifying for the main race scheduled for 22:00 UK time (16:00 local) and the Grand Prix itself at 20:00 UK time (14:00 local) on Sunday. 

Saturday will see another qualifying session, known as the Sprint Shootout, which will set the grid for the Sprint Race later in the day, which is at 23:30 UK time (17:30 local).

DateSessionLocalUK (BST)US (EDT)US (PDT)Aus (AEST)
October 20Practice 112:3018:3013:3010:3003:30*
October 20Qualifying16:0022:0017:0014:0007:00*
October 21Sprint Shootout12:3018:3013:3010:3003:30*
October 21Sprint Race17:0023:0018:0015:0008:00*
October 22Grand Prix14:0020:0015:0012:0005:00*
*denotes next day

Where can I watch the 2023 United States GP?

For viewers in the UK, the 2023 United States GP practice session, qualifying, Sprint Shootout, Sprint Race and the main Grand Prix will be shown live on Sky Sports F1. Meanwhile, if you are in the USA every session will be shown across ESPN

F1 fans in Australia will be able to catch all the action on Fox Sports.

John Smith
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