As Texas gets set to welcome Formula 1 to its much-loved Circuit of The Americas, here’s what you need to know as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel prepare for what could be the end-game of their epic tussle to be crowned the 2018 Formula 1 world champion. Ferrari will be aiming to hit back at Mercedes’ recent run of form, but is yet to win a race at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. If there is any time to change this record, though, it is now…
Here are all of the details you need to follow the F1 United States Grand Prix live this weekend.
When is the United States Grand Prix?
The 2018 United States Grand Prix takes place on Sunday October 21. Cars will hit the track for the first time during FP1 and FP2 on Friday, before final practice and qualifying continues on Saturday.
Where is the United States Grand Prix taking place?
The United States Grand Prix is held at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. The track is 5.513 km long, with the race set to last 56 laps.
Where can I watch the United States Grand Prix?
The 2018 United States Grand Prix is being shown live on both Sky Sports and Channel 4 this weekend in the UK.
Friday 14th September
LIVE United States GP FP1 – More 4, 3:55pm
LIVE United States GP FP1 – Sky Sports F1, 3:45pm
LIVE United States GP FP2 – More 4, 7:55pm
LIVE United States GP FP2 – Sky Sports F1, 7:45pm
Saturday 15th September
LIVE United States GP FP3 – Channel 4, 6:55pm
LIVE United States GP FP3 – Sky Sports F1, 6:45pm
LIVE United States GP Qualifying – Channel 4, 8:30pm
LIVE United States GP Qualifying – Sky Sports F1, 9:00pm
Sunday 16th September
LIVE United States GP Race – Channel 4, 6:00pm
LIVE United States GP Race – Sky Sports F1, 5:30pm
Tyre choice/availability for the US Grand Prix 2018:
Pirelli has announced that the purple ultra-soft compound tyres along with yellow soft compound tyres and red super-soft compound tyres will be available for the race weekend.
Weather Forecast, Austin, USA:
We could be in for a drizzly weekend at COTA with light periods of rain and occasional drizzles predicted on Friday and Saturday as per Accuweather.com.