15 Apr 2021 11:41 AM +00:00

It's Verstappen vs Hamilton Round 2 at the Emilia Romagna GP

It's the Emilia Romagna GP up next in the 2021 F1 season!

So, we're bringing you everything you need to know about the Imola GP, including the latest timetable updates, along with a circuit guide and the latest drivers' standings.

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Latest - New Imola Weekend Timetable

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HAMILTON VS VERSTAPPEN: These two could battle it out all season for the 2021 F1 Championship

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Practice 1 - Friday, 16 April - 5am-6am ET / 10am-11am BST / 11am-12pm CET

Practice 2 - Friday, 16 April - 8:30am-9:30am / 1:30pm-2:30pm BST / 2:30pm-3:30pm CET


Practice 3 - Saturday, 17 April - 5am-6am ET / 10am-11am BST / 11am-12pm CET

Qualifying - Saturday, 17 April - 8am-9am / 1pm-2pm BST / 2pm-3pm CET

Race - Sunday, 18 April - 9am-11am ET / 2pm-4pm BST / 3pm-5pm CET

Latest F1 2021 Standings

With Bahrain now behind us, we can take an early look at the F1 2021 standings.

Formula 1 World Drivers' Championship standings

Pos. Driver Nat. Constructor Pts
1Lewis HamiltonGBRMercedes25
2Max VerstappenNEDRed Bull18
3Valtteri BottasFINMercedes16
4Lando NorrisGBTMcLaren12
5Sergio PerezMEXRed Bull10
6Charles LeclercMONFerrari8
7Daniel RicciardoAUSMcLaren6
8Carlos Sainz JrESPFerrari4
9Yuki TsunodaJAPAlphaTauri2
10Lance StrollCANAston Martin1

Kimi Raikkonen, Antonio Giovinazzi (both Alfa Romeo), Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon (both Alpine), George Russell, Niholas Latifi (both Williams), Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin), Nikita Mazepin, Mick Schumacher (both Haas) and Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) are yet to score points.

Formula 1 World Constructors' Championship standings

Pos. Constructor Pts
2Red Bull28
6Aston Martin1

Alfa Romeo, Alpine, Williams and Haas are yet to score points.

What is the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix?

The Emilia Romagna GP is a Formula One motor race held at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, better known as Imola after the town where it is located.

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LIGHTNING FAST: Formula 1 cars can travel at over 300 km/h at top speeds

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Imola returned to the F1 calendar amid the Covid-19 disruptions of 2020, but it's back again in 2021 and fans couldn't be more excited!

The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix will take place over 63 laps of the 4.959-kilometre track, former home of the San Marino GP.

You can find the full weekend schedule, including details of practice and qualifying sessions, support races and press conferences here.


How you can watch the Emilia Romagna GP

Here we take a look at how you can watch the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

You can watch every race, qualifying and practise sessions of the 2021 season on Sky Sports F1, which will cost you £18 per month on Sky TV, or £43 per month if you are new to Sky.

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RETURNING CHAMP: Two-time champion Fernando Alonso returns with the Alpine team for the 2021 season

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You can also watch all 2021 F1 races using Now TV, which offers Sky Sports Day Passes for £9.98, or monthly passes for £33.99.

Sky Sports Emilia Romagna Schedule

  • Practice 1 - From 10am on Friday, 16 April
  • Practice 2 - From 1:45pm on Friday, 16 April
  • Practice 3 - From 10:45am on Saturday, 17 April
  • Qualifying - From 1pm on Saturday, 17 April
  • Grand Prix Sunday - From 12:30pm (Race from 2pm) on Sunday, 18 April

All times UK.

You can catch extended highlights of the Emilia Romagna GP on Channel 4.

Channel 4 Emilia Romagna Schedule

  • Qualifying Highlights - 6:30pm-8pm on Saturday, 17 April
  • Grand Prix Highlights - 8:30pm-11pm on Sunday, 18 April

All times UK.

If you are in the US, ESPN will be providing your comprehensive coverage of the 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

ESPN Emilia Romagna Schedule

  • Practice 1 - Friday, 16 April - From 5:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Practice 2 - Friday, 16 April - From 8:25am (ESPN U)
  • Practice 3 - Saturday, 17 April - From 5:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Qualifying - Saturday, 17 April - From 7:55am (ESPN 2)
  • Grand Prix Sunday - Sunday, 18 April - From 8:55am (race at 9am) (ESPN)

All times Eastern.

We will update this schedule with exact TV timings upon release.

Fans situated in the USA can also watch live F1 on YouTube TV, Sling TV and FuboTV.

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