Abu Dhabi Grand Prix start time, live stream, TV channel – how to watch F1 race


The 21st and final race of the 2019 campaign takes place this afternoon. Lewis Hamilton will be looking to finish off his championship-winning season in style after securing pole position in qualifying. The Mercedes star will be joined on the front row by Max Verstappen in the Red Bull, with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in third.

“There are three different teams starting on the first three positions, so I’m excited for people to watch,” said Hamilton.

“I think that’s great for the sport.”

What time does the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix start?

The race gets underway at 1.10pm GMT.

What TV channel is the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on?

Fans can watch the race live on Sky Sports F1 throughout the UK.

For those living outside of the UK, head here to see how to watch live coverage across the globe.

Sky Sports’ build-up coverage begins at 11.30am.

Can I live stream the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the race via the Sky Go app.

However, non-subscription holders can stream the action via NOW TV by purchasing a Sky Sports pass.

How else can I follow the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?

BBC 5 Live will have radio commentary of the event in Abu Dhabi, with their coverage starting at 11.30am.

Those hoping to catch highlights of the race can do so at 6.05pm on Channel 4.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit guide

Name: Yas Marina Circuit

Circuit length: 5.554km

First grand prix: 2009

Laps: 55

Race distance: 305.355km

Race lap record: 1:40.279 – Sebastian Vettel, 2009

2018 winner: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes

Number of corners: 21


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