F1 Grand Prix Free Air and 2019 Live Online TV Preview


The Formula One World Championship season is fully underway, with twenty one confirmed events on the 2019 calendar, including the Grand Prix in Brazil, next-up from November 16-November 18 (Sydney time).

The Formula One championship is a nine-month celebration of the greatest motor-racing season in the world, with each Grand Prix an opportunity for the drivers to showcase their cars and skills under different conditions. You won’t miss a minute when watching it live on your TV at home, or streaming to a mobile device using the options listed below.

2019 Brazilian Grand Prix TV Guide

A symbol of excellence, the FIA Formula One World Championship travels five continents and draws a global television audience in the hundreds of millions, and this next stop on the circuit is certainly a big part of the success. The 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix will be hosted at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, and is the 20th and penultimate fixture on this year’s F1 calendar.

The Grand Prix in Brazil was first held in 1972 and has taken place ever since. In the initial 15 years of the race, it alternated between Interlagos – where it is currently held – and a track in Rio de Janeiro, but since 1990 it has been at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace every year. French driver Alain Prost dominated in the ’80s when it was predominantly raced in Rio, and has won the event a record six times. More recently, Michael Schumacher has taken it out four times and fellow German Sebastian Vettel three, while Lewis Hamilton took out his first ever Brazilian Grand Prix last year.

When: Saturday November 16 – Monday November 18 (Sydney time)
Where: Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Entering 2019 Lewis Hamilton is the defending Driver’s Champion and will be looking for a repeat. Among the other key changes to the 2019 F1 season include that driver weight will now be considered separate from the vehicle, rather than as a combined figure. Additionally fuel allowance was increased to 110kg to allow drivers to use full power at all time, and biometric gloves will transmit potentially life-saving data to the medical team at the track.

Grand Prix in Brazil Track Fixtures

Circuit length: 4.309 km (2.68 mi)
Race length: 305.909 km (190.08 mi)
Number of turns: 15
Number of laps: 71

Brazilian GP LIVE on Australian TV (Sydney time)

Event Date Time Channel
Practice 1 Live Saturday 16 November 1.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Practice 2 Live Saturday 16 November 5.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Practice 3 Live Sunday 17 November 2.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Pit Lane Live Sunday 17 November 4.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Qualifying Live Sunday 17 November 5.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Pit Lane Live Monday 18 November 2.40am Foxtel / Kayo
Grand Prix Live Monday 18 November 4.10am Foxtel / Kayo

TV Fixtures shown as Sydney Australia time, adjust for regional differences. As seen below, full F1 Grand Prix replays are available on Foxtel and Kayo Sports following the featured race. Due to broadcasting agreement, there currently is no Brazilian Grand Prix Free to Air provider in Australia.

Grand Prix Replays (Sydney time):

Date Time Channel
Monday, 16 November 11.30pm – 1.30pm Foxtel / Kayo
Monday, 16 November 5.00pm – 7.00pm Foxtel / Kayo
Monday, 16 November 7.15pm – 9.15pm Foxtel / Kayo
Tuesday, 17 November 7.00am – 9.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Tuesday, 17 November 3.30pm – 5.30pm Foxtel / Kayo
Wednesday, 18 November 4.00pm – 6.00pm Foxtel / Kayo
Wednesday, 18 November 10.00pm – 12.00am Foxtel / Kayo

Watch Formula One Live Online

All twenty-one featured weekends on the F1 calendar will be broadcast in Australia on Fox Sports, which is available to watch on the Kayo Sports streaming service, as well as Foxtel, Foxtel from Telstra and online with Foxtel Now. This includes every qualifying and practice session shown live, with the Grand Prix ad-break free to enhance your viewing.

Stream the Brazilian Grand Prix Free

One of the newer options is Kayo Sports, which currently have a 14 day free trial and will televise this Formula One action LIVE via the exact same Fox Sports feed. With Kayo you can stream the Brazilian Grand Prix live using eligible mobile devices, and by enabling Split View you can watch up to four events at the same time, so you can enjoy the wide range of sport found in the Kayo TV guide.

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F1 TV Options in Australia

Next up on the Formula One calendar is the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (29 November – 1 December), with every session shown live and exclusive via Fox Sports 506 (Foxtel/Kayo). Foxtel and Kayo Sports also have the most extensive live TV coverage of the Supercars championship, as well as each and every weekend of the entire 2019 MotoGP racing season.

Brazilian Grand Prix Broadcast Guide

The Brazilian Grand Prix offers a unique viewing experience, whether streaming the action live to your mobile phone, watching at home on a large screen, or online using your personal computer. Here’s just a few of the reasons this year’s Grand Prix will be one of the most watched television events on the 2019 sporting calendar.

– Lewis Hamilton begins his two-event victory lap after wrapping up the 2019 title at the USA Grand Prix.

– There is some possibility that this is one of the final times the race will be held at this track after rumours surrounding a return to Rio emerged earlier this year.

– Sebastian Vettel has a chance to become the equal second most successful driver at the event with a fourth victory here this season.

– Aussie Daniel Ricciardo will be looking for a strong finish to the year both in Brazil and at Abu Dhabi to ensure he finishes the season in the top ten.

How to Watch the Brazilian Grand Prix Online

Australian streaming services Kayo Sports and Foxtel Now work with a wide variety of devices that will enable you to watch Formula One online, including Telstra TV, Chrome browsers on both PCs and Macs, and iOS or Android mobile devices (which also let you connect Chromecast to your TV if you have the capability) and more:

F1 Streaming Device ListUser Guide
PC/MacYes, web browser only (Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge)
iOS/Android Phones/TabletsYes, via native apps (iOS 11 and Android 6 minimum).
Google ChromecastYes, the Chromecast Ultra or 3rd Generation required for 1080p HD, otherwise 720p.
Telstra TVYes, Split View not available; TTV1 limited to 720p.
Android TVYes, via app for version 7.0 and up.
Samsung Smart TVsApp in development – coming soon
PS4 and Xbox OneApps in development – coming soon

Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo)

Fox Sports via Foxtel and the newly launched Kayo Sports will mobile stream the Grand Prix live, in addition to offering big screen viewers the ultimate at-home entertainment experience of watching the main race ad-break free and in High Definition TV, so you won’t miss a key minute or angle. This includes every qualifying race and formal practice run, and extends to all 21 Formula One championship events starting with Melbourne in March, right through Abu Dhabi in November. The viewing experience will include greater exposure to the drivers, teams and vehicles, as well as captivating camera angles and the most qualified commentary group in Australia.

Channel 10 (Free To Air)

Channel Ten will continue to show all twenty-one rounds of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship on free to air TV, but only one of the featured races will be telecast live, and the Grand Prix in Australia was that lone event. This means that for the remainder of the F1 season Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo) are the exclusive Australian television source for the 2019 calendar year. The races that are not live on Free to Air, will instead be shown as one hour highlights at 9.30 PM (Sydney time) on the Monday night after the event.