F1 Grand Prix Free Air and 2020 Live Online TV Preview


The Formula One World Championship season is set to get underway, with 8 events initially scheduled on the 2020 calendar, starting with the Austrian Grand Prix, from 4-6 July.

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.

2020 Austrian 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 2020 Austrian Grand Prix will be hosted at the Red Bull Ring, and is the first fixture on this year’s F1 calendar.

The Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring is held in high esteem by F1 drivers for its close racing on a tight and twisty track. Last year’s Austrian GP was arguably the best race of the season, with Max Verstappen taking his second victory in two years at the track. This year is set to be another thriller with Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull battling for the podium spots.

When: Saturday 4 July – Monday 6 July (Sydney time)
Where: Red Bull Ring, Zeltweg, Austria

Entering 2020 Lewis Hamilton is the defending Driver’s Champion and will be looking for a fourth consecutive title this year. Among the major changes to the 2020 F1 season are a number of alterations to the calendar which will attempt to make the competition more accessible to fans – the Dutch Grand Prix has been moved to Zandvoort, while the Vietnamese Grand Prix has been added to a calendar which will include one more race than it did last year.

Austrian Grand Prix Race Times

Circuit length: 4.318 km (2.4 mi)
Race length: 306.452 km (190 mi)
Number of turns: 10
Number of laps: 71

Austria GP LIVE on Australian TV (Sydney time)

EventDateTimeChannel
Austria GP Practice #1Friday July 4th TBCFox Sports / Kayo
Austria GP Practice #2Friday July 4thTBC Fox Sports / Kayo
Austria GP Practice #3Sunday July 5th TBC Fox Sports / Kayo
Austria GP QualifyingSunday July 5thTBC Fox Sports / Kayo
Austria GP Monday July 6thTBC Fox Sports / 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.

Grand Prix Replays (Sydney time):

Date Time Channel
TBC TBC Foxtel / Kayo

Watch Formula One Live Online

All 20 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.

Foxtel Now can be renewed month-to-month, requires no set-up fees and allows fans to watch F1 online and live with compatible internet connected devices. Eligible platforms include PC, Mac, iOS or Android mobile devices, as well as Telstra TV, Chromecast, Playstation 4 and more.

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Stream the Austrian 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 Austria Grand Prix live using eligible mobile devices, and by enabling SplitView 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.

Devices available to Kayo users include select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, the Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers.

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F1 TV Options in Australia

Next up on the Formula One calendar is the 2020 Austria Grand Prix (4-6 July), 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 2020 MotoGP racing season.

Austrian Grand Prix Broadcast Guide

The Austria 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 2020 sporting calendar.

– As the first event of the season, fans will be eager to see who will put their hand up to challenge for the 2020 Drivers Championship.

– Lewis Hamilton will begin his quest for a fourth consecutive Drivers Championship and a sixth in seven years, which would see him tie with Schumacher for the most Championships in the tournament’s history.

– If Max Verstappen wins, it will be his third win in a row at the track.

How to Watch the Austria 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 TVsYes, 2017 and later models
PS4 and Xbox OneApps in development – coming soon
Apple TVYes, 4th Generation and higher

Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo)

Fox Sports via Foxtel and the newly launched Kayo Sports will mobile stream the Austrian 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 20 Formula One championship events starting with Austrian GP in July, right through Abu Dhabi in December. 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 rounds of the 2020 FIA Formula One World Championship on free to air TV, but only one of the featured races will be telecast live, the Grand Prix in Australia. This means that for the remainder of the F1 season Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo) are the exclusive Australian television source for the 2020 calendar year. The races that are not live on Free to Air will instead be shown as one hour highlights at 10.30pm (Sydney time) on the Monday night after the event.