What time does the 2019 French MotoGP™ start in Australia?

French MotoGP Le Mans Time Australia 2019

The 2019 MotoGP™ season continues with the French Grand Prix at Le Mans 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 2019.

Live streaming is available for compatible devices, in HD and on demand with Kayo Sports.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time and race info, for the 2019 French Grand Prix.

When is the French MotoGP™?

The fifth race of the 2019 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 19 May.

Practice begins on Friday 17 May with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 18 May.

What time does the French MotoGP™ start?

The Grand Prix of France starts at 2.00pm local time on Sunday 19 May, which is 10.00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 19 May.

The AEST for each session is as follows:


  • Practice 1: Friday 5.55pm-6.40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 10.10pm-10.55pm 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-7.35pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 11.10pm-11.50pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6.55pm-7.35pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 11.05pm-11.20pm AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 11.30pm-11:45pm 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 9.15pm-9.55pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 5.00pm-5.40pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 8.35pm-8.50pm AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 9.00pm-9.15pm AEST
  • Warm-Up: Sunday 4.40pm-5.00pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 7.00pm AEST

Where is the French Grand Prix held and how many laps is it?

The race takes place at Le Mans.

MotoGP™ riders will race 27 laps covering a total distance of 113.0 km.

What TV channel is the French Grand Prix on in Australia?

Live television coverage in Australia of each MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™ session is on Fox Sports.

Live streaming is available for compatible devices, in HD and on demand with Kayo Sports.

For free-to-air viewers, 10 Bold will show the MotoGP™ race live from 9.30pm AEST on Sunday 19 April.

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