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Everything you need to know about the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix

The F1 2021 Season continues next weekend with the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix!

So, check out everything you need to know about the GP in Hungary below, including TV schedules in the UK and Us.

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Latest - Hungaroring Circuit Guide

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SPEED TRAP - How will the drivers fair on the karting-like circuit

Number of Laps: 70

Circuit Length: 4.381km

Race Distance: 306.63 km

Lap Record: 1:16.627 Lewis Hamilton (2020)


Hungarian Grand Prix Weekend Timetable

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RESPECT: Mercedes and Red Bull are no doubt the front runners for the 2021 F1 Championship

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Practice 1 - Friday, 30 July - 5:30-6:30am / 10:30-11:30am BST / 11:30am-12:30pm CET

Practice 2 - Friday, 30 July - 9-10am ET / 2-3pm BST / 3-4pm CET


Practice 3 - Saturday, 31 July - 6-7am ET / 11am-12pm BST / 12-1pm CET

Qualifying - Saturday, 31 July - 9-10am ET / 2-3pm BST / 3-4pm CET

Race - Sunday, 1 August - 9-11am ET / 2-4pm BST / 3-5pm CET

How to watch the Hungarian Grand Prix

You can watch the Hungarian Grand Prix and every other race, qualifying and practise sessions this season, on Sky Sports F1, which costs £18 per month on Sky TV, or £43 per month if you are new to Sky.

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You can also watch the Hungarian Grand Prix using Now TV, which offers Sky Sports Day Passes for £9.98, or monthly passes for £33.99.

Sky Sports Hungarian GP Schedule

  • Practice 1 - From 10am on Friday, 30 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Practice 2 - From 1:45pm on Friday, 30 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Practice 3 - From 10:45am on Saturday, 31 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Qualifying - From 1pm on Saturday, 31 July (Sky Sports F1 HD)
  • Grand Prix Sunday - From 12:30pm (Race at 2pm) on Sunday, 1 August (Sky Sports F1 HD)

All times UK.

There will also be coverage of the Hungarian GP on Channel 4.

Channel 4 Hungarian GP Schedule

  • Hungarian Grand Prix Qualifying Highlights - 5:30pm on Saturday, 31 July
  • Hungarian Grand Prix Highlights - 6:30pm on Sunday, 1 August

All times UK.

In the USA, it's ESPN that will be providing comprehensive coverage of the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix and provide races on every other circuit in the months to come.

ESPN Hungarian GP Schedule

  • Practice 1 - Friday, 30 July - From 5:25am (ESPN 2)
  • Practice 2 - Friday, 30 July - From 8:55am (ESPN U)
  • Practice 3 - Saturday, 31 July - From 5:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Qualifying - Saturday, 31 July - From 8:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Grand Prix Sunday - Sunday, 1 August - From 7:30am (race at 9am) (ESPN)

All times Eastern.

US fans can also watch live F1 on YouTube TV, Sling TV and FuboTV.

Turkish Grand Prix to rejoin 2021 Formula 1 calendar

Following the news that the Marina Bay race cannot go ahead as planned on October 3rd, F1 will instead be racing around Intercity Istanbul Park – the circuit where Lewis Hamilton clinched his seventh World Championship title last year.

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TURKEY RETURNS: Turkish GP set to rejoin the calendar

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Earlier this season the Turkish Grand Prix was removed from the calendar due to international travel restrictions but at the time the promoter had requested the potential to re-join the calendar later in the season if possible.

2021 F1 Calendar

Coronavirus-related disruption means that like in 2020, we’ll see cars whizzing around tracks that don’t usually appear on the calendar.

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These include Australia, USA, Brazil, and perhaps most notably, Monaco.

28 March: Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir
18 April: Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Imola, Italy
2 May: Portuguese Grand Prix, Portimao
9 May: Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona
23 May: Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo
6 June: Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Baku
20 June: French Grand Prix, Le Castellet
27 June: Styrian Grand Prix, Spielberg
2 July: Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg
18 July: British Grand Prix, Silverstone
1 August: Hungarian Grand Prix, Budapest
29 August: Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps
5 September: Dutch Grand Prix, Zandvoort
12 September: Italian Grand Prix, Monza
26 September: Russian Grand Prix, Sochi
3 October: Singapore Grand Prix, Marina Bay
10 October: Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka
24 October: United States Grand Prix, Austin
31 October: Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City
7 November: Brazilian Grand Prix, São Paulo
21 November: Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne
5 December: Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, Jeddah
12 December: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina, UAE


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