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The 2021 Formula One season is here

The 2021 Formula One season is here


With every second of turbo-charged drama live on Sky Sports, let our essential A-Z guide prep you for the biggest campaign ever

By Virgin TV Edit

After some sporting action to really get your motor running? Then hold tight, because the brand new Formula One season is ready for lift off.


It all starts on Friday 26 March on Sky Sports F1®/HD (CH 516/506), as the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix raises the curtain on a campaign like no other. And with Sky Sports you don’t have to miss a jaw-dropping moment.


From the very first practice session to the final chequered flag of the season, every second of action will be live on Sky Sports F1®/HD and the Sky Sports app. It’s petrolhead perfection.


Whether it’s Lewis Hamilton’s quest to become the true GOAT, key dates for your diary, or the new teams, drivers and races you need to know about, get up to speed on the season ahead with our A-Z guide…



When is the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on TV?

Coverage of the first race weekend of the 2021 Formula One season starts at 11.30am on Friday 26 March on Sky Sports F1®/HD (CH 516/506).


Coverage of the actual race starts at 4pm on Sunday 28 March on Sky Sports F1®/HD (CH 516/506).


Watch on the go

Virgin TV customers who subscribe to Sky Sports can watch on the go with the Sky Sports app. Not only will you be able to take your Sky packages with you, but you get in-depth sports coverage, as well as exclusive videos and interviews. On iPad and Android tablets you can also access Sky Sports’ cutting-edge second-screen functions. Download from the Apple app store for iPad or iPhone, or from Google Play.


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