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What time does the 2020 French MotoGP™ start in Australia?

Monday, 5 October 2020

The 2020 MotoGP™ season continues in France this weekend.

The MotoGP™ season continues with the 2020 French MotoGP™ at Le Mans this weekend.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time and race info, for the 2020 French GP.

When is the French GP?

The ninth race of the 2020 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 11 October.

Practice begins on Friday 9 October with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 10 October.

What time does the French GP start?

The 2020 French GP starts at 1:00pm local time on Sunday 11 October, which is 10:00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) on Sunday 11 October.

The AEDT for each session in France are as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEDT
  • Practice 2: Friday 11:10pm-11:55pm AEDT
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEDT
  • Practice 4: Saturday 10:30pm-11:00pm AEDT
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 11:10pm-11:25pm AEDT
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 11:35pm-11:50pm AEDT
  • Warm Up: Sunday 6:30pm-6:50pm AEDT
  • Race: Sunday 10:00pm AEDT
  • Practice 1: Friday 7:55pm-8:35pm AEDT
  • Practice 2: Saturday 12:00am-12:50am AEDT
  • Practice 3: Saturday 7:55pm-8:35pm AEDT
  • Qualifying 1: Sunday 12:10am-12:25am AEDT
  • Qualifying 2: Sunday 12:35am-12:50am AEDT
  • Warm Up: Sunday 7:00pm-7:20pm AEDT
  • Race: Sunday 11:30pm AEDT
  • Practice 1: Friday 6:00pm-6:40pm AEDT
  • Practice 2: Friday 10:15pm-10:55pm AEDT
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:00pm-6:40pm AEDT
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 9:35pm-9:50pm AEDT
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 10:00pm-10:15pm AEDT
  • Warm Up: Sunday 6:00pm-6:20pm AEDT
  • Race: Sunday 8:20pm AEDT
  • Practice 1: Friday 9:30pm-10:00pm AEDT
  • Practice 2: Saturday 1:10am-1:40pm AEDT
  • EPole: Saturday 8:45pm AEDT
  • Race 1: Sunday 1:15am AEDT
  • Race 2: Monday 12:40am AEDT

Where is the French GP held and how many laps is it?

The race takes place at the Le Mans in Le Mans, France.

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

What TV channel is the Catalan GP on in Australia?

All live MotoGP™, Moto2™, Moto3™ and MotoE™ television coverage in Australia is on Fox Sports, which is available via Foxtel.

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

For free-to-air viewers, 10 Bold will broadcast the MotoGP™ race live from 10:30pm AEDT on Sunday 11 October.

To view the full viewing guide on how to watch MotoGP™ events in Australia, click here.