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What Times Does F1 Start In Japan? Circuit, Line Up, TV Channel and More
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Japanese Grand Prix weekend is almost here. The Suzuka Circuit at Japan is ready for the 20 cars on the track with turns and thrills to come over the coming days after an unexpected race in Melbourne. Here is where, when, and how to witness the race in real time.

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Japanese Grand Prix Race Timings and more 

This year’s Japanese Grand Prix comes with the arrival of the stunning cherry blossoms in April and may experience rainfall. See below for the displayed times of the Japanese Grand Prix.

What Times Does F1 Start In Japan? Circuit, Line Up, TV Channel and More
Credits: Suzuka Circuit’s X (Twitter)

 April 5th, Friday

Free Practice 1 – 11: 30 am local time | 8: 00 am IST

Free Practice 2 – 3:00 pm local time | 11:30 am IST

April 6, Saturday

Free Practice 3 – 11:30 am local time | 8:00 am IST

Qualifying – 3:00 pm local time | 11:30 am IST

April 7, Sunday

Grand Prix Race: 2:00 pm local time | 10:30 am IST

Driver standings for the Japanese Grand Prix 2024

1Max VerstappenRed Bull51
2Charles LeclercFerrari47
2Sergio PerezRed Bull46
6Carlos SainzFerrari40
5Oscar PiastriMcLaren28
8Lando NorrisMcLaren27
4George RussellMercedes-AMG18
7Fernando AlonsoAston Martin16
12Lance StrollAston Martin9
9Lewis HamiltonMercedes-AMG8
16Yuki TsunodaRB6
10Oliver BearmanFerrari6
11Nico HulkenbergHaas3
14Kevin MagnussenHaas1
17Alexander AlbonWilliams0
13Zhou GuanyuSauber0
15Daniel RicciardoRB0
18Esteban OconAlpine0
19Pierre GaslyAlpine0
20Valtteri BottasSauber0
21Logan SargeantWillliams0

Which streaming platform can you watch F1 online?

Several streaming platforms enable fans of Formula 1 to watch the race online. The official Formula 1 streaming service, F1 TV, is a good choice as it provides thorough coverage of every race. Sky Sports F1, ESPN, F1 TV Pro in the US, Sky Sports in the UK, TSN in Canada, Fancode, and F1 TV Pro in India.

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