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The United States GP: How and when to watch live on Sky Sports

Qualifying and the race to be simulcast on Sky One; Qualy at 10pm, Sunday’s race underway at 7.10pm

Last Updated: 09/10/18 3:22pm

The United States GP could feature history in the making and you can watch every session live on Sky Sports F1.

Both the race and qualifying will also be shown live on Sky One.

Lewis Hamilton will become only the third driver in F1 history to win a fifth world championship if he beats nearest rival Sebastian Vettel by eight or more points in Austin.

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After the early starts of Russia and Japan, F1’s trip Stateside means UK-based F1 fans have some late nights ahead!

  • The Race starts at 7.10pm on Sunday, with build-up from 5.30pm
  • Qualifying begins at 10pm on Saturday, with build-up from 9pm

Sky Sports F1’s US GP coverage of Qualifying and the Race will also be simulcast on Sky One


Watch Sky F1 on the go like never before thanks to the new Race Control service, which is available on iOS and Android devices for subscribers via the Sky Sports app. Find out more here.

Sky F1 subscribers: How to watch live

TV: Sky Channel 406 is the home of Sky Sports F1 throughout the 2018 season and features live coverage of every practice, qualifying and race.

If you’re not already a subscriber, find out more about Sky F1

Sky Go: Subscribers can watch the action wherever they are as it happens. Sign in to Sky Go to watch on your desktop computer or laptop or download the app.

Race Control: On the Red Button and the Sky Sports app, take control of what you watch thanks to multiple driver cams, the pitlane channel, driver tracker and an up-to-date timing page.

Watch Sky F1 live on Sky Go

Tune in to watch Sky Sports F1’s coverage of every track session

Ultra HD: Sky Q customers with a 2TB box and Multiscreen package can watch the F1 track action in incredible Ultra HD – the only place in the UK and Ireland you can do so. Upgrade your package via the Sky Shop.

On Demand: If you miss the live action, or want to watch again, catch up via the Formula 1 tab in the Sky Sports section of On Demand on connected boxes.

Non-subscribers: How to watch live

NOW TV: Watch the race from £7.99 – with no contract required. The NOW TV app is available on more than 60 devices, including TV, mobile phones, and games consoles, and you can register up to four of them.

Want to become a Sky Sports subscriber? Find out more here

Get Sky Sports F1

Watch every 2018 practice session, qualifying and race – only on Sky Sports F1.

And don’t forget…

The Sky Sports website and mobile app, along with our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds, bring you all the latest news, insight, pictures and video from every race weekend, with track sessions covered in our live blog.

Get F1 notifications on your mobile

The Sky Sports mobile app will keep you up to date with the latest F1 news – here’s how to receive the alerts you want.

Sky F1’s United States GP schedule

Thursday, October 18
5pm: Drivers’ Press Conference LIVE!
11pm: Welcome to the Weekend LIVE!

Friday, October 19
3.45pm: US GP Practice One build-up
4pm: United States GP Practice One LIVE!
7.45pm: US GP Practice Two build-up
8pm: United States GP Practice Two LIVE!

Saturday, October 20
6.45pm: US GP Practice Three build-up
7pm: United States GP Practice Three LIVE!
9pm: US GP Qualifying build-up LIVE! (Simulcast on Sky One and Main Event)
10pm: United States GP Qualifying LIVE! (Simulcast on Sky One and Main Event)
11.45pm: The F1 Show LIVE (Simulcast on Main Event)

Sunday, October 21
5.30pm: Pit Lane LIVE! (Simulcast on Sky One)
6.30pm: On The Grid LIVE! (Simulcast on Sky One and Main Event)
7.10pm: THE UNITED STATES GP LIVE (Simulcast on Sky One)
9.30pm: Paddock Live

Sky Sports F1 is the only place to watch every Formula 1 Grand Prix, qualifying and practice session live in 2018. Get Sky Sports F1.

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