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Spanish Grand Prix 2018: F1 schedule, UK times and how to watch

Spanish Grand Prix 2018 Live Stream: F1 schedule, UK times and watch online

We’re four races into the 2018 Formula One season and, so far, it’s been nothing short of thrilling. And so we move on to Barcelona. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the Spanish Grand Prix online, including the F1 schedule, UK times and TV channel details.

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton tops the drivers’ chart as we approach this weekend’s race, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel just behind him.

The German kicked the season off in style, winning the opener in Australia and the Bahrain GP two weeks later. However, Vettel failed to make the podium in both China and Azerbaijan, with Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Vettel’s arch-rival Hamilton taking top spot on those circuits, and the rest of the pack is now catching up.

Incidentally, Hamilton, Vettel and Ricciardo finished on the podium at last year’s Spanish Grand Prix, after a spectacular race that saw Vettel overtake Hamilton and dominate the track early on, before the Brit hit back with a third of the race to go.

More of the same, please.

In the first practice session, Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas came out on top, with teammate Hamilton right behind him and Vettel in third. In the second practice round, Hamilton recorded the fastest time, followed by Ricciardo and his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen.

Spanish Grand Prix Schedule

The fifth stop on the 2018 Formula One world tour is Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, with action taking place from Thursday right through until Sunday. Read on for all the live stream details.

Here’s the full Spanish Grand Prix schedule (all times BST):

Thursday May 10
2pm − Drivers’ Press Conference
8:45pm − Paddock Uncut: Spain

Friday May 11
9:30am − Practice One build-up
10am − Practice One
12pm − Team Principals’ Press Conference
1:45pm − Practice Two build-up
2pm − Practice Two

Saturday May 12
10:30am − Practice Three build-up
11am − Practice Three
1pm − Qualifying build-up
2pm − Qualifying
4:50pm − The F1 Show

Sunday May 13
12:30pm − Spanish GP Pit Lane
1:30pm − Spanish GP On the Grid
2:10pm − THE SPANISH GRAND PRIX
4:30pm − Spanish GP Paddock

Spanish Grand Prix: How to watch the race online and on TV

Sky and Channel 4 have both got TV rights, but the Spanish GP is one of several races that will be exclusive to Sky this season. You can catch the highlights via Channel 4.

If you’re a Sky subscriber, you can tune in – in 4K, no less – on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports F1. You can also tune in using the Sky Go mobile app, at no additional charge. Here are some quick-links to help you:

If you’re not a Sky customer, but desperately don’t want to miss a moment of the action, you can pick up a NOW TV Sports Pass, which will set you back either £6.99 (for a Day Pass) or £10.99 (for a Week Pass). The Week Pass is obviously the best value for F1 fanatics, especially if you’re planning to watch as much of the action as possible.

To catch Channel 4’s highlights from 6pm on Sunday, you’ll need to head to the normal broadcast channel or the All 4 website linked below for an on-demand service:

Alternatively, you can watch the action using the All 4 mobile app:

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