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

The 2018 MotoGP™ season continues with the Grand Prix of Britain at Silverstone Circuit 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 Britain.

When is the British MotoGP™?

The 12th race of the 2018 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 26 August at Silverstone Circuit.

Practice begins on Friday 24 August with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 25 August.

What time does the British GP start?

The 2018 British MotoGP™ starts at 1:00pm local time on Sunday 26 August, which is 10:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 26 August.

The AEST for each session is as follows:


  • Practice 1: Friday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 11:05pm-11:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEST
  • Practice 4: Saturday 10:30pm-11:00pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 11:10pm-11:25pm AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 11:35pm-11:50pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 6:30pm-6:50pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 10:00pm AEST


  • Practice 1: Friday 7:55pm-8:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Saturday 12:05am-12:50am AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 7:55pm-8:40pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Sunday 12:05am-12:50am AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 7:00pm-7:20pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 11:30pm AEST


  • Practice 1: Friday 6:00pm-6:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 10:10pm-10:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:00pm-6:40pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Saturday 9:35pm-10:15pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 6:00pm-6:20pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 8:20pm AEST
Where is the British GP held and how many laps is it?

The Grand Prix of Britain takes place at Silverstone Circuit.

MotoGP™ riders will race 20 laps covering a total distance of 118.0 km.

What TV channel is the British 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 9:30pm AEST Sunday 26 August, followed by replays at 2:00am AEST on Tuesday 28 August and 8:20am AEST on Friday 31 August.

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