Coverage of the usual Formula 1 season is facing a serious shake-up this year.

Only one race will be shown on free-to-air Freeview TV, with every other Formula 1 race shown via a sports subscription channel like Sky Sports.

So, what can you do to watch the 2019 Formula 1 season? Here’s everything you need to know about highlights on Channel 4 and live races on Sky.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – NOVEMBER 28: George Russell of Great Britain and Williams prepares to drive during day two of F1 End of Season Testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 28, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by James Bearne/Getty Images)

How to watch F1 in 2019 – Freeview TV

Only one race will be shown on Freeview TV this season

This race is the British Grand Prix, which will air live and free on Channel 4.

The British Grand Prix takes place on the weekend over July 12th-14th.

F1 2019 Highlights

Fortunately, highlights from every race in the F1 2019 season will be shown on Channel 4.

The deal was struck between C4 and Sky at the last minute. Highlights will air every Sunday from Sunday, March 31st, following the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Simply tune in to Channel 4 at 9 pm.

Alex Mahon, Channel 4 Chief Executive Officer, said:

I’m delighted that we’ve been able to establish such an exciting and innovative partnership with Sky which will ensure that the British Grand Prix and highlights of the 2019 Formula 1.

How to watch F1 in 2019 – Sky Sport F1

Boasting more than just the lions’ share of the Formula 1 calendar, Sky Sports F1 has live coverage of every 2019 race – other than the British Grand Prix.

Subscribers can watch via their Sky Box or stream live using the Sky Sports mobile and tablet apps.

For those without Sky, there is one other alternative, with the NOW TV Sky Sports Pass.

  • 17 March – Australian Grand Prix
  • 31 March – Bahrain Grand Prix
  • 14 April – Chinese Grand Prix
  • 28 April – Azerbaijan Grand Prix
  • 12 May – Spanish Grand Prix
  • 26 May – Monaco Grand Prix
  • 9 June – Canadian Grand Prix
  • 23 June – French Grand Prix
  • 30 June – Austrian Grand Prix
  • 14 July – British Grand Prix (Watch live on Channel 4)

  • 28 July – German Grand Prix
  • 4 August – Hungarian Grand Prix
  • 1 September – Belgian Grand Prix
  • 8 September – Italian Grand Prix
  • 22 September – Singapore Grand Prix
  • 29 September – Russian Grand Prix
  • 13 October – Japanese Grand Prix
  • 27 October – Mexican Grand Prix
  • 3 November – USA Grand Prix
  • 17 November – Brazilian Grand Prix
  • 1 December – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

 

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