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How to watch the Russian GP this weekend

  • Published on 27 Sep 2018 09:43
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Formula 1 travels from the hot streets of Singapore to the former Winter Olympics venue of Sochi this weekend for the Russian Grand Prix. The pinnacle series brings the junior categories of Formula 2 and GP3 with it, as the championship battles in all series pick up.

For viewers in the UK and Ireland, all of the F1 sessions will be shown exclusively on Sky Sports F1. Channel 4 will be running with highlight packages of qualifying and the race on Saturday and Sunday evening respectively.

Lewis Hamilton currently holds the advantage in the title fight leading rival Sebastian Vettel by 40 points. Vettel will be looking to eat into Hamilton's lead with just six races remaining in the 2018 season. Ferrari sits 35 points behind Mercedes in the battle between the constructors.

 

 Session        Local Time    British Standard Time                                  
                 FP1     Fri, 11:00 - 12:30         Fri, 09:00 - 10:30
                 FP2     Fri,  15:00 - 16:30         Fri, 13:00 - 14:30
                 FP3     Sat, 12:00 - 13:00         Sat, 10:00 - 11:00
            Qualifying     Sat, 15:00 - 16:00         Sat, 13:00 - 14:00
   2018 Italian Grand Prix           Sun, 14:10               Sun, 12:10

 

The FIA Formula 2 Championship sees George Russell lead McLaren bound Lando Norris by 22 points. The round in Sochi is the penultimate event in the calendar, with just Yas Marina to take place following the two races in Russia.

                Session        Local Time    British Standard Time                                  
                 Practice     Fri, 13:00 - 13:45         Fri, 11:00 - 11:45
                Qualifying     Fri, 16:55 - 17:25         Fri, 14:55 - 15:25
                 Race 1          Sat, 16:45              Sat, 14:45 
                 Race 2          Sun, 11:20              Sun, 09:20 

 

The GP3 Series also has just one round remaining after Sochi. Antoine Hubert holds a 29 point lead in the championship over Nikita Mazepin, who has the same number of points as third place Callum Ilott.

                Session        Local Time    British Standard Time                                  
                 Practice     Fri, 09:30 - 10:15         Fri, 07:30 - 08:15
                Qualifying     Fri, 17:50 - 18:20         Fri, 15:50 - 16:20
                 Race 1           Sat, 10:15              Sat, 08:15
                 Race 2           Sun, 10:05              Sun, 08:05

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