Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more

This weekend Formula 1 travels to Portimao for the Portuguese Grand Prix. Find out how to watch it, what time it starts and more here.

Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more

When is the Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix? 

The Portuguese Grand Prix will be held on October 25 at the Autodromo Internacional Algarve.

  • Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020 
  • Start time: 1:10pm local time / 1:10pm GMT / 2:10pm CET / 9:10am ET / 6:10am PT / 10:10pm JST / 11:10pm AEST / 6:40pm IST

Can’t find your country or region in the list? Check the Formula 1 schedule page for the broadcast times in your local timezone.

How can I watch Portuguese Grand Prix?

The Portuguese Grand Prix will be broadcast live in nearly every country around the world. 

Europe: Sky TV has the exclusive rights for Formula 1 broadcast in the UK and Italy. Movistar F1 will broadcast the race in Spain. Viewers in France can tune into Canal+.

North America: The Portuguese GP will be broadcast in the US on ESPN, in Mexico on Tudn and in Canada on TSN/RDS.

Asia: Most of Asia is covered by Fox Sports, including India where the race will be broadcast on Star Sports 3. Fuji TV Next will carry live coverage in Japan. 

Oceanica: Fox Sports 506 will bring live coverage from Portimao to viewers in Australia. Spark Sport will show the race in New Zealand.

Can I stream the Portuguese Grand Prix?

Viewers can subscribe to F1 TV in selected countries to stream the race on a device of their choice.

Sky Sports and Movistar also offer their own live streaming service in the UK and Spain respectively.

Weather forecast for the Portuguese Grand Prix

There is a small chance of rain prior to the start. Temperature at Portimao is expected to be around 20C when the race will kick off at 1:10pm local time.

Starting grid for the Portuguese Grand Prix:

Cla Driver Chassis Time Gap
1 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1'16.652  
2 Finland Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1'16.754 0.102
3 Netherlands Max Verstappen Red Bull 1'16.904 0.252
4 Monaco Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1'17.090 0.438
5 Mexico Sergio Perez Racing Point 1'17.223 0.571
6 Thailand Alex Albon Red Bull 1'17.437 0.785
7 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. McLaren 1'17.520 0.868
8 United Kingdom Lando Norris McLaren 1'17.525 0.873
9 France Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri 1'17.803 1.151
10 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Renault    
11 France Esteban Ocon Renault 1'17.614 0.962
12 Canada Lance Stroll Racing Point 1'17.626 0.974
13 Russian Federation Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauri 1'17.728 1.076
14 United Kingdom George Russell Williams 1'17.788 1.136
15 Germany Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1'17.919 1.267
16 Finland Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo 1'18.201 1.549
17 Italy Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo 1'18.323 1.671
18 France Romain Grosjean Haas 1'18.364 1.712
19 Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas 1'18.508 1.856
20 Canada Nicholas Latifi Williams 1'18.777 2.125
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