F1 Start Time, Qualifying & Where to Watch the 2022 French Grand Prix

F1 Start Time, Qualifying & Where to Watch the 2022 French Grand Prix


Formula-1 fans have been clamoring for more action on the calendar after the Austrian Grand Prix came to an end last weekend. It's a brief break, but F1 enthusiasts are gearing up for the 2022 French Grand Prix this coming week.

When is the Next F1 Race?

The next F1 race will take place on Sunday, July 24. The French Grand Prix is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. local time, which is equivalent to 9 a.m. ET or 6 a.m. PT on Sunday. The race is held at Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, Var, France.

It's a back to the standard two-week turnaround between the Austrian GP and this next F1 race.

What Time is F1 Qualifying?

F1 qualifying for the French Grand Prix will take place at 4 p.m. local time on Saturday, July 23. This translates to 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT. It will determine the starting order for the standard race.

The full schedule for this upcoming grand prix is as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday, July 22, 8:00 a.m.
  • Practice 2: Friday, July 22, 11:00 a.m.
  • Practice 3: Saturday, July 23, 7:00 a.m.
  • Qualifying: Saturday, July 23, 10:00 a.m.
  • Race: Sunday, July 24, 9:00 a.m.

Where to Watch F1

In the United States, Formula 1 race TV rights are owned by ESPN, which means it is typically broadcast live on ESPN/ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.

There are a few additional options for streaming F1 live online. The top option for serious racing fans is F1TV, which is available through Formula1.com. Other options are streaming services which include ESPN access, such as SlingTV, Hulu + Live TV and FuboTV.

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