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

When, where and what time is the next Formula 1 race? Everything you need to know about watching the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix.
When, where and what time is the next Formula 1 race? Everything you need to know about watching the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix. / John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

After Max Verstappen took home his second straight win at the Miami Grand Prix, the 2022 Formula 1 calendar rolls on with Round 6 bringing us the Pirelli Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Montmelo, Spain.

Here's what F1 fans need to know about watching the Spanish Grand Prix.

When is the Next F1 Race?

The next F1 race will take place on Sunday, May 22. The Spanish Grand Prix is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. local time, which is equivalent to 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time or 6:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday.

There was a week off before the Spanish Grand Prix, but drivers won't get any rest ahead of the following race, which is the Monaco Grand Prix, scheduled seven days later on Sunday, May 29.

What Time is F1 Qualifying?

F1 qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend will take place at 4:00 p.m. local time on Saturday, May 21. This translates to 10:00 a.m. ET/7:00 a.m. PT on Saturday.

There will also be three practices races held ahead of qualifying. These are scheduled as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. local time
  • Practice 2: Friday, May 20 at 5:00 p.m. local time
  • Practice 3: Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. local time

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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