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

The 2018 MotoGP™ season continues with the Thailand Grand Prix at Chang International 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 Thailand.

When is the Thailand MotoGP™?

The 15th race of the 2018 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 7 October at Buriram.

Practice begins on Friday 5 October with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 6 October.

What time does the Thailand GP start?

The 2018 Thailand MotoGP™ starts at 2:00pm local time on Sunday 7 October, which is 7:00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on Sunday 7 October.

The AEST for each session is as follows:


  • Practice 1: Friday 12:55pm-1:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 5:05pm-5:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 12:55pm-12:40pm AEST
  • Practice 4: Saturday 4:30pm-5:00pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 5:10pm-5:25pm AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 5:35pm-5:50pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 2:40pm-3:00pm AEDT
  • Race: Sunday 7:00pm AEDT


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


  • Practice 1: Friday 12:00pm-12:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 4:10pm-4:50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 12:00pm-12:40pm AEST
  • Qualifying: Saturday 3:35pm-3:15pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 1:40pm-1:00pm AEDT
  • Race: Sunday 4:00pm AEDT
Where is the Thai GP held and how many laps is it?

The Thailand Grand Prix takes place at Chang International Circuit.

MotoGP™ riders will race 26 laps covering a total distance of 118.40 km.

What TV channel is the Thailand 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 6:30pm AEST Sunday 7 October, followed by replays at 2:00am AEST on Tuesday 9 October and 8:20am AEST on Friday 12 October.

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