F1 Japanese Grand Prix practice: Start time, live stream, TV channel and race schedule from Suzuka Circuit


LEWIS HAMILTON is on the verge of a sixth world championship title after victory in Russia two weeks ago.

And now the Brit heads to Japan where he is becoming a serial winner at the Suzuka track.

Lewis Hamilton won in Russia to go 73 points clear – with 128 to play for

When is the Japanese F1 Grand Prix?

This race will take place on Sunday, October 13.

Lights out will be at 6.10am UK time – that is 2.10pm in Japan.

It will be held at the Suzuka Circuit.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

The Japanese Grand Prix will be shown live on Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event with coverage underway from 4.30am.

Sky Sports customers can live stream this race via the app on their computer, mobile and tablet devices.

If not, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £9.99.

Alternatively, you can follow all the action from qualifying and the race on our dedicated LIVE BLOG.

What is the race schedule?

All times are BST (UK time)

  • Practice 1: Friday, October 11 (2am)
  • Practice 2: Friday, October 11 (6am)
  • Practice 3: Saturday, October 12 (4am)
  • Qualifying: Saturday, October 12 (7am)
  • Race: Sunday, October 13 (7am)


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