2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more

MotoGP travels to Silverstone for the first time since 2019 this weekend. Here are the session timings for the British Grand Prix.

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix – How to watch, session times & more
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Ahead of the race, Yamaha announced that it has dropped Maverick Vinales for the remainder of the season for deliberately trying to damage the engine on his M1 during the Styrian Grand Prix.

Cal Crutchlow has been announced as his replacement for the British GP, but it's clear if he would see out the rest of the season or not. 

Crutchlow will be one of the two home riders on the grid along with Jake Dixon, who will make his premier class debut at Petronas SRT in place of  the injured Franco Morbidelli.

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings

Session

GMT

BST

CEST

ET

PT

AEST

JST

IST

FP1

08:55

09:55

10:55

04:55

01:55

18:55

17:55

14:25

FP2

13:10

14:10

15:10

09:10

06:10

23:10

22:10

18:40

FP3

08:55

09:55

10:55

04:55

01:55

18:55

17:55

14:25

FP4

12:30

13:30

14:30

08:30

05:30

22:30

21:30

18:00

Qualifying

13:10

14:10

15:10

09:10

06:10

23:10 

22:10

18:40

Warm up

08:30

09:30 10:30

04:30

01:30

18:30

17:30

14:00

Race 

12:00

13:00

14:00

08:00

05:00

22:00

21:00

17:30

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings in the UK 

Friday 27th August 2021

  • Free Practice 1: 09:55 - 10:40 BST
  • Free Practice 2: 14:10 - 14:55  BST

Saturday 28th August 2021

  • Free Practice 3: 09:55 - 10:40 BST
  • Free Practice 4: 13:30 - 14:00 BST
  • Qualifying: 14:10 - 14:50 BST

Sunday 29th August 2021

  • Warm up: 09:30 - 9:50  BST
  • Race: 13:00 BST

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings in Europe 

Friday 27th August 2021

  • Free Practice 1: 10:55 - 11:40 CEST
  • Free Practice 2: 15:10 - 15:55 CEST

Saturday 28th August 2021

  • Free Practice 3: 10:55 - 11:40 CEST
  • Free Practice 4: 14:30 - 15:00 CEST
  • Qualifying: 15:10 - 15:50 CEST

Sunday 29th August 2021

  • Warm up: 10:30 - 10:50 CEST
  • Race: 14:00 CEST

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings in the US

Friday 27th August 2021

  • Free Practice 1:  04:55 - 05:40 ET / 01:55 - 02:40 PT
  • Free Practice 2:  09:10 - 10:55 ET / 06:10 - 06:55 PT

Saturday 28th August 2021

  • Free Practice 3: 04:55 - 05:40  ET / 01:55 - 02:40 PT
  • Free Practice 4: 08:30 - 09:00 ET / 05:30 - 06:00 PT
  • Qualifying: 09:10 - 09:50 ET / 06:10 - 06:50 PT

Sunday 29th August 2021

  • Warm-up: 04:30 - 04:50 ET / 01:30 - 01:50 PT
  • Race:  08:00 ET / 05:00 PT 

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings in Australia

Friday 27th August 2021

  • Free Practice 1: 18:55 - 19:40 AEST
  • Free Practice 2: 23:10 - 23:55 AEST 

Saturday 28th August 2021

  • Free Practice 3: 18:55 - 19:40 AEST 
  • Free Practice 4 - 22:30 - 23:00 AEST
  • Qualifying: 23:10 - 23:50 AEST

Sunday 29th August 2021

  • Warm-up: 18:30 - 18:50 AEST
  • Race: 22:00 AEST

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings in Japan

Friday 27th August 2021

  • Free Practice 1: 17:55 - 18:40 JST 
  • Free Practice 2: 22:10 - 22:55 JST

Saturday 28th August 2021

  • Free Practice 3: 17:55 - 18:40 JST 
  • Free Practice 4: 21:30 - 22:00 JST
  • Qualifying: 22:10 - 21:50 JST

Sunday 29th August 2021

  • Warm-up: 17:30 - 17:50 JST
  • Race: 21:00 JST

2021 MotoGP British Grand Prix session timings in India

Friday 27th August 2021

  • Free Practice 1: 14:25 - 15:10 IST 
  • Free Practice 2: 18:40 - 19:25 IST

Saturday 28th August 2021

  • Free Practice 3: 14:25 - 15:10 IST 
  • Free Practice 4: 18:00 - 18:30 IST
  • Qualifying: 18:40 - 19:20 IST

Sunday 29th August 2021

  • Warm-up: 14:00 - 14:20 IST
  • Race: 17:30 IST

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

Can I stream the British MotoGP?

MotoGP has its own on-demand streaming service, offering live broadcast of practice, qualifying and the race, as well as highlights. The MotoGP Video pass is available for an annual fee of 139.99 euros. Users also can subscribe to the service on a monthly basis for 29.99 euros. Several local broadcasters also stream MotoGP races on their official websites.

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