MotoGP Doha Grand Prix - Start time, how to watch & more

This weekend MotoGP travels to Qatar for the Doha Grand Prix. Find out how to watch it, what time it starts and more here.

MotoGP Doha Grand Prix - Start time, how to watch & more

Pramac Ducati rookie Jorge Martin claimed his first ever MotoGP pole on Saturday, beating his more experienced teammate Jorge Martin by 0.157s.

Maverick Vinales, the favourite for back-to-back wins at the Losail International Circuit, qualified third for Yamaha, with factory Ducati rider Jack Miller just behind him in fourth.

Their teammates Fabio Quartararo and Francesco Bagnaia will line up fifth and sixth on the grid respectively.

What time does the Doha MotoGP start today?

The Doha GP will get underway at 20:00, the same time as last weekend's Qatar Grand Prix.

The race distance is set at 22 laps. 

  • Date: Sunday, April 4, 2021
  • Start time:  20:00 local time /17:00 GMT / 18:00 BST / 19:00 CEST / 13:00 ET / 10:00 PT / 22:30 IST / 2:00 JST (Monday) /  3:00 AEST (Monday)

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

2021 MotoGP Doha Grand Prix session timings

Session

Local

time

GMT

BST

CEST

ET

PT

AEDT/

AEST

JST

IST

FP1

15:40

12:40

13:40

14:40

8:40

5:40

23:40

21:40

18:10

FP2

20:00

17:00

18:00

19:00

13:00

10:00

4:00

2:00

22:30

FP3

15:15

12:15

13:15

14:15

8:15

5:15

23:15

21:15

17:45

FP4

19:20

16:20

17:20

18:20

12:20

9:20

2:20

1:20

21:50

Qualifying

20:00

17:00

18:00

19:00

13:00

10:00

3:00

2:00

22:30

Warm up

15:40

12:40

13:40

14:40

8:40

5:40

22:40

21:40

18:10

Race 

20:00

17:00

18:00

19:00

13:00

10:00

3:00

2:00

22:30

How can I watch the Doha MotoGP?

The following channels will broadcast the Doha MotoGP race:

Europe:

  • Spain: DAZN
  • UK: BT Sport
  • France: Canal+
  • Germany and Austria: ServusTV/DAZN
  • Italy: Sky Sport
  • Hungary: Spiler TV
  • Netherlands: Eurosport
  • Portugal: Sport TV

Asia:

  • Japan: G+/Hulu
  • Thailand: PPTV
  • India: Eurosport
  • Indonesia: Trans 7
  • Malaysia and Singapore: Fox Sports
  • China: Star Sports / Guangdong Television 
  • South Korea: Star Sports

Americas

  • USA: NBCSN
  • Canada: DAZN
  • Brazil: Fox Sports
  • Argentina: ESPN+

Oceania

  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • New Zealand: Spark Sport (new for 2021)

Africa

  • Sub-Saharan Africa - SuperSport / Canal+

Can I stream the Doha MotoGP?

MotoGP offers its own on-demand streaming service for live coverage of grands prix. 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.

Doha MotoGP - Starting grid

Cla # Rider Bike Time Gap
1 89 Spain Jorge Martin Ducati 1'53.106  
2 5 France Johann Zarco Ducati 1'53.263 0.157
3 12 Spain Maverick Viñales Yamaha 1'53.267 0.161
4 43 Australia Jack Miller Ducati 1'53.303 0.197
5 20 France Fabio Quartararo Yamaha 1'53.469 0.363
6 63 Italy Francesco Bagnaia Ducati 1'53.654 0.548
7 41 Spain Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 1'53.705 0.599
8 42 Spain Alex Rins Suzuki 1'53.745 0.639
9 36 Spain Joan Mir Suzuki 1'53.785 0.679
10 21 Italy Franco Morbidelli Yamaha 1'53.794 0.688
11 6 Germany Stefan Bradl Honda 1'54.224 1.118
12 88 Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM 1'55.096 1.990
13 10 Italy Luca Marini Ducati 1'54.228 1.122
14 73 Spain Alex Marquez Honda 1'54.261 1.155
15 44 Spain Pol Espargaro Honda 1'54.402 1.296
16 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Honda 1'54.481 1.375
17 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci KTM 1'54.528 1.422
18 33 South Africa Brad Binder KTM 1'54.555 1.449
19 23 Italy Enea Bastianini Ducati 1'54.632 1.526
20 27 Spain Iker Lecuona KTM 1'54.731 1.625
21 46 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1'54.881 1.775
22 32 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 1'55.823 2.717
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