The Formula One World Championship season is fully underway, with twenty one confirmed events on the 2019 calendar, including the Grand Prix in Singapore, next-up from September 20-September 22 (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 if you’re out and about.
2019 Singapore 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 Singapore Grand Prix will be hosted at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, and is the fifteenth fixture on this year’s F1 calendar.
The Grand Prix in Singapore is one of the youngest races on tour, having only been held 19 times, but it is surrounded by plenty of history for the simple fact that it was the first ever night race to be held in the Formula One season. The race begins at 8pm local time, meaning it starts at the same time as most of the European Grands Prix, and ensures that temperatures in the tropical climate. Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have dominated the race since it returned to the Formula One calendar in 2008, winning four apiece including seven of the last eight.
When: Friday September 20 – September 22 (Sydney time)
Where: Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
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 Singapore Track Fixtures
Circuit length: 5.063 km (3.15 mi)
Race length: 308.706 km (191.82 mi)
Number of turns: 23
Number of laps: 61
Singapore GP on Australian TV (Sydney time)
|Practice 1 Live||Friday 20 September||6.30pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Practice 2 Live||Friday 20 September||10.30pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Practice 3 Live||Saturday 21 September||8.00pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Pit Lane Live||Saturday 21 September||10.00pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Qualifying Live||Saturday 21 September||11.00pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Pit Lane Live||Sunday 22 September||8.40pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Grand Prix Live||Sunday 22 September||10.10pm||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 Singapore Grand Prix Free to Air provider in Australia.
Grand Prix Replays (Sydney time):
|Monday, 23 September||8.00am – 10.00am||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Monday, 23 September||12.00pm – 2.00pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Monday, 23 September||7.30pm – 9.30pm||Foxtel / Kayo|
|Wednesday, 25 September||4.30pm – 6.30pm||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 Singapore 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 Singapore 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 Russian Grand Prix (September 27-29), 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.
Singapore Grand Prix Broadcast Guide
The Singapore 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.
– The Singapore Grand Prix was the first to be held under lights after it returned to the calendar in 2008
– Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel each have a chance to become the most successful drivers in history at the event with a fifth win.
– The Singapore Grand Prix was the first in Asia to be held on a street circuit designed for F1.
– With numerous sharp turns, bumps, humidity and lack of daylight, this is one of the most difficult Grands Prix on the calendar.
How to Watch the Singapore 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 List||User Guide|
|PC/Mac||Yes, web browser only (Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge)|
|iOS/Android Phones/Tablets||Yes, via native apps (iOS 11 and Android 6 minimum).|
|Google Chromecast||Yes, the Chromecast Ultra or 3rd Generation required for 1080p HD, otherwise 720p.|
|Telstra TV||Yes, Split View not available; TTV1 limited to 720p.|
|Android TV||Yes, via app for version 7.0 and up.|
|Samsung Smart TVs||App in development – coming soon|
|PS4 and Xbox One||Apps 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.