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The F1 weekend times for the 2023 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix

The F1 weekend times for the 2023 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix

13 March - 07:30 Last update: 18 March - 21:15

Formula 1 is gearing up for its second race weekend in 2023. The Saudi Arabia Grand Prix is just around the corner, and viewers should expect slightly different session times in the UK.

Red Bull are the favourites

The first GP of 2023 is behind us, and the outlines of performance are becoming apparent. Red Bull Racing dominated at the Bahrain International Circuit, and the competition fears that Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez are also unbeatable at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit. However, behind them, it is much more competitive and exciting.

Will Aston Martin challenge again?

Indeed, Fernando Alonso surprisingly finished third in Bahrain. The Aston Martin was not the fastest car on Saturday, but the performance of the AMR23 was much better than the Ferrari and Mercedes cars on Sunday. However, necessary work will continue at Maranello and Brackley to ensure that does not happen again.

In Jeddah, many sessions will be completed under floodlights, making the temperature a little more tolerable for the tyres and allowing for better European viewers. The first and third free practice sessions start at 13:30 UK time, whereas free practice two, qualifying, and the race all start at 17:00 UK time.

In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports will broadcast every single session. And with a subscription to F1TV, you can watch the race with a commentary of your choice in many other countries around the world. You won't have to miss a thing at GPblog this weekend either, with liveblogs of each session, extensive summaries, and reactions from everyone involved.

Timetable 2023 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix [UK times]

Friday 17 March

First free practice: 13:30-14:30

Second free practice: 17:00-18:00

Saturday 18 March

Third free practice: 13:30-14:30

Qualifying: 17:00-18:00

Sunday 19 March

Race: 17:00-19:00

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