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

The 2018 MotoGP™ season continues with the Grand Prix of Spain at circuito de Jerez this weekend.

Australian television audiences can watch every session of MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™ live in HD and ad-break free on Fox Sports in 2018.

On free-to-air TV, Channel ONE will show each MotoGP™ race live.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time and race info, for the 2018 Grand Prix of Spain.

When is the Spanish MotoGP™?

The fourth race of the 2018 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 6 May.

Practice begins on Friday 4 May with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 5 May.

What time does the Spanish MotoGP™ start?

The Grand Prix of Spain starts at 2.00pm local time on Sunday 6 May, which is 10.00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 6 May.

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 Grand Prix of Spain held and how many laps is it?

The race takes place at circuito de Jerez.

MotoGP™ riders will race 25 laps covering a total distance of 110.6 km.

What TV channel is the Grand Prix of Spain 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.

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 2.00am AEST on Tuesday 8 May.

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