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The winter break is finally over, and we’ve seen all of the 2024 F1 cars. This also means the F1 preseason is approaching, and the Formula One 2024 season is about to begin.

This week, all the teams will head to Bahrain for the official Preseason testing of their liveries. Preseason testing is crucial for the teams as they will learn about any difficulties the car may face and any other issues relating to the car before entering the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The teams will have just three days to find all the issues relating to their F1 cars.

So let’s dig in to find out, Where can we find updates on where to watch the preseason testing and what is the driver’s lineup for the upcoming Formula One 2024 season.

Where To Watch F1 Pre-season Testing?

The Formula One Pre-season testing can be watched on F1 TV, an official app by Formula One that telecasts all the updates.

F1 TV offers viewers extensive coverage of race days, practice sessions, paddocks, and live events, as well as a wide range of exclusive F1 content.

American viewers are only able to watch the preseason testing via F1TV, as its US TV partner ESPN will not be live broadcasting the three days of action.

Read More:How Much Does F1 TV Cost in the US, UK, India, and Other Countries?

In other countries with large Formula One audiences like India and the UK, F1TV and F1TV Pro are the only sources for viewers to follow the Pre-season, which is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21st, Thursday, February 22nd, and Friday, February 23rd.

The event begins at 7:00 AM and continues until 4:00 PM (GMT).

Drivers Lineup For The Pre-season

After back-to-back car launches the team and the drivers are all ready to test their new challenger for the 2024 Formula 1 season.

Each of the 10 teams will use one car per day, allowing all 20 drivers to get their first real opportunity to test their new cars.


Wednesday: Charles Leclerc (AM) / Carlos Sainz (PM)

Thursday: TBA

Friday: TBA


Wednesday: Fernando Alonso (AM) / Lance Stroll (PM)

Thursday: Fernando Alonso (AM) / Lance Stroll (PM)

Friday: Lance Stroll (AM) / Fernando Alonso (PM)


Wednesday: Esteban Ocon (AM) / Pierre Gasly (PM)

Thursday: Pierre Gasly (AM) / Esteban Ocon (PM)

Friday: Esteban Ocon (AM) / Pierre Gasly (PM)


Wednesday: Kevin Magnussen (AM) / Nico Hulkenberg (PM)

Thursday: Nico Hulkenberg (AM) / Kevin Magnussen (PM)

Friday: Kevin Magnussen (AM) / Nico Hulkenberg (PM)







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Gaurang is a writer at the SportsOrbit covering articles related to F1,Gaurang was 14 when he cared more about playing football than studying. But when COVID hit and he had to stay home, he discovered Formula 1. It immediately caught his interest. Since then, he's been really into Formula 1, watching every race and learning all about it. He still loves football, but now he's also a big fan of Formula 1, especially Lewis Hamilton. Even though he loves racing, he still looks up to Cristiano Ronaldo as his idol.