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What time does the 2021 British MotoGP™ start in Australia?

25/08/21

Four riders fight for second place in the standings.

The MotoGP™ season continues with the 2021 British MotoGP™ race at Silverstone this weekend.

Here is everything you need to know, including the start time and race info, for the 2021 Grand Prix of the United Kingdom.

Round 12 of the 2021 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 29th August.

Practice begins on Friday 27th August with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4, and qualifying on Saturday 28th August.


What time does the British GP start?

The 2021 British GP starts at 1:00 pm local time on Sunday 29th August, which is 10:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Sunday 29th August.

The AEST for each session in Austria are as follows:

MotoGP™
  • Practice 1: Friday 6:55pm-7:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 11:10pm-11:55pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:55pm-6:40pm 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
Moto2™
  • Practice 1: Friday 7:55pm-8:35pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Saturday 12:10am-12:50am AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 7:55pm-8:35pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Sunday 12:10am-12:25am AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Sunday 12:35am-12:50am AEST
  • Warm Up: Sunday 7:00pm-7:20pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 11:30pm AEST
Moto3™
  • Practice 1: Friday 6:00pm-6:40pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 10:15pm-10:55pm AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 6:00pm-6:40pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 9:35pm-9:50pm AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 10:00pm-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 race takes place at the Silverstone Circuit in Great Britain.

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


What TV channel is the British 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 9:30 pm AEST on Sunday 29th August.

Read our complete guide on how to watch MotoGP™ in Australia.