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What time does the 2018 Austrian MotoGP™ start in Australia?

The 2018 MotoGP™ season continues with the Grand Prix of Austria at The Red Bull Ring this weekend.

Australian TV viewers can watch every 2018 MotoGP™ World Championship practice, qualifying session and race, live and ad-break free during racing on FOX SPORTS. Sign up now.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time, FOX SPORTS broadcast times and race info, for the 2018 Grand Prix of Austria.

When is the Austrian MotoGP™?

The 11th race of the 2018 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 12 August at The Red Bull Ring.

Practice begins on Friday 10 August with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 11 August.

What time does the Austrian GP start?

The 2018 Austrian MotoGP™ starts at 2:00pm local time on Sunday 12 August, which is 10:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 12 August.

The AEST for each session is as follows:


  • Practice 1: Friday 5:55pm-6:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 10:05pm-10:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 5:55pm-6:40pm AEST
  • Practice 4: Saturday 9:30pm-10:00pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 10:10pm-10:25pm AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 10:35pm-10:50pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 5:40pm-6:00pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 10:00pm AEST


  • Practice 1: Friday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 11:05pm-11:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Saturday 11:05pm-11:50pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 5:10pm-5:30pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 8:20pm AEST


  • Practice 1: Friday 5:00pm-5:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 9:10pm-9:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 5:00pm-5:40pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Saturday 8:35pm-9:15pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 4:40pm-5:00pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 7:00pm AEST
Where is the Austrian GP held and how many laps is it?

The Grand Prix of Austria takes place at The Red Bull Ring.

MotoGP™ riders will race 28 laps covering a total distance of 120.9 km.

What TV channel is the Austrian MotoGP™ on in Australia?

Live television coverage in Australia of each MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™ session is on FOX SPORTS, which is exclusively available via Foxtel. Sign up now.

Live streaming is also available on compatible devices, including eligible mobile devices, using Foxtel Go.

For free-to-air viewers, Channel ONE will show the race live at 9:20pm AEST Sunday 12 August, followed by replays at 2:00am AEST on Tuesday 14 August and 8:20am AEST on Friday 17 August.

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