What channel is Formula 1 on today? TV schedule, start time for 2022 Belgian Grand Prix

Back to work.

Just because Formula 1 racers were on a summer break doesn’t mean there wasn’t grid news to speak of. In fact there was a lot.

On August 24th it became known that Daniel Ricciardo is going to the last race track with McLaren. Both the driver and the team have jointly decided to part ways after rumors surfaced surrounding Oscar Piastri and his promotion to Formula 1 in the coming year.

Former World Champion Fernando Alonso, who is leaving Alpine, is also making a move in 2023 El plan back to join Aston Martin, replacing another former world champion in Sebastian Vettel, who last month announced his intention to retire after the season.

Now the time for off-grid drama is over as on-grid action resumes. With nine races remaining on the 2022 F1 calendar, Max Verstappen is firmly in the driver’s seat for the Drivers’ Championship: the Red Bull driver leads Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc 258-178 and appears to be catching up

MORE: Watch Belgian Grand Prix Live with fuboTV (Free Trial)

It’s back from a break and onto a favorite track at Spa. Here’s what you need to know about this weekend’s race in Belgium:

What channel is F1 racing on today?

  • race: Belgian Grand Prix
  • Date: Sunday 28 August
  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Live broadcast: fuboTV

The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all 2022 F1 races in the United States on Sky Sports’ feed, with select races airing on ABC. You can also live stream Formula 1 races in the US with fuboTV, which offers a free trial.

ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-speaking home for all 2022 F1 racing in the United States

When does the F1 race start today?

  • Date: Sunday 28 August
  • Start time: 9 a.m. ET (3 p.m. local time)

The start of the 2022 Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday is scheduled for 15:00 local time. Lights out will likely happen just after 9 p.m. ET. ESPN’s pre-race show typically airs an hour before the start of the race.

Below is the full televised schedule for the weekend’s F1 events at the Belgian Grand Prix. All times are Eastern.

date incident time (ET) TV channel
Friday 26 August practice 1 8 o’clock ESPNU
Friday 26 August practice 2 11 clock ESPN2
Saturday 27 August exercise 3 7 o’clock in the morning ESPN2
Saturday 27 August qualification 10 am ESPN2
Sunday 28 August race 9 am ESPN

Formula 1 live stream for the Belgian Grand Prix

For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, five major OTT TV streaming options carry the ESPN networks — fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, and DirecTV Stream.

For those with a cable or satellite subscription but not in front of a TV, 2022 Formula 1 races can be streamed live across phones, tablets and other devices on the ESPN app with authentication.

Formula 1 schedule 2022

With 22 events scheduled for 2022 on the F1 calendar, one race is close to hitting the mark for longest F1 calendar.

The season kicked off in Bahrain on March 20 and will conclude with the usual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, albeit a little earlier than usual, in November. If the schedule is in place, this will be the earliest end of the Formula 1 season since it ended on November 4, 2013.

Returning to the 2022 F1 roster are the Canadian and Japanese Grands Prix, both canceled in 2021 due to the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

The calendar also holds the maiden voyage for the Miami Grand Prix, the first of two races in the United States in 2022, with the usual United States GP taking place in October.

Originally scheduled for September 25, the Russian Grand Prix has been canceled due to the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Here is the current schedule (subject to change):

date race track start time TV channel winner (team)
March, 20th Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain International Circuit 11 clock ESPN Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
27th of March Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Jeddah Street Circuit 13 o’clock ESPN Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
10th of April Australian Grand Prix Albert Park circuit 1 O ‘clock ESPN Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
April 24th Grand Prix of Emilia-Romagna Imola circuit 9 am ESPN Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
8th of May Miami Grand Prix Miami International Autodrome 3:30 p.m ABC Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
May 22 Spanish Grand Prix Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya 9 am ESPN2 Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
May 29th Monaco Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco 9 am ESPN Sergio Perez (Red Bull)
12th of June Azerbaijan Grand Prix Baku city circuit 7 o’clock in the morning ESPN Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
June 19th Canadian Grand Prix Gillies-Villenueve circuit 14 o’clock ABC Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
3rd of July British Grand Prix Silverstone race track 10 am open Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)
10th of July Grand Prix of Austria Red Bull ring 9 am open Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)
24th July French Grand Prix Circuit Paul Ricard 9 am ESPN Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
July 31st Hungarian Grand Prix Hungary 9 am ESPN Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
August 28th Belgian Grand Prix Circuit de Spa Francorchamps 9 am ESPN open
4 Sept Dutch Grand Prix Circuit Zandvoort 9 am open open
11 Sep Italian Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza 9 am open open
2 Oct Singapore Grand Prix Marina Bay Street Circuit 8 o’clock open open
9 Oct Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka International Racing Course 1 O ‘clock open open
23 Oct United States Grand Prix Tour of America 3 pm open open
30 Oct Mexico City Grand Prix Autodromo Hermanos Rodríguez 4 p.m open open
Nov 13 Sao Paulo Grand Prix Interlagos circuit 14 o’clock open open
Nov 20 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yas Marina Circuit 8 o’clock open open

How to watch Formula 1 in Canada

  • TV channel: TSN (English); RDS (French)
  • Live broadcast: TSN Direct

For fans in Canada, TSN will broadcast the races in English. For those looking for French language broadcasts, RDS is here for you.

Races can also be streamed via TSN’s streaming service, TSN Direct.

How to watch Formula 1 in the UK

  • TV channel: SkySports F1
  • Live broadcast: TV NOW

Viewers in the UK can follow all the F1 action on Sky Sports F1, the dedicated F1 channel. For viewers planning to live stream F1 in 2022, you can purchase a Sky Sports Pass on NOW TV.

How to watch Formula 1 in Australia

  • TV channel: Fox Sports; channel 10
  • Live broadcast: kayo

Fox Sports will broadcast all races in Australia, with Channel 10 broadcasting the Australian GP.

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