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

Thursday, 1 April 2021

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The MotoGP™ season continues with the 2021 Doha MotoGP™ race at Losail International Circuit this weekend.

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

The second race of the 2021 MotoGP™ season takes place on Sunday 4 April.

Practice begins on Friday 2 April with FP1 and FP2, followed by FP3, FP4 and qualifying on Saturday 3 April.

What time does the Doha GP start?

The 2021 Doha GP starts at 8:00pm local time on Sunday 4 April, which is 3:00am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Monday 5 April.

The AEST for each session in Doha are as follows:

  • Practice 1: Friday 11:40pm-12:25am AEST
  • Practice 2: Saturday 4:00am-4:45am AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 11:15pm-12:00am AEST
  • Practice 4: Sunday 2:20am-2:50am AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Sunday 3:00am-3:15am AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Sunday 3:25am-3:40am AEST
  • Warm Up: Sunday 10:40pm-11:00am AEST
  • Race: Monday 3:00am AEST
  • Practice 1: Friday 10:45pm-11:25pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Saturday 3:05am-3:45am AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 10:20pm-11:00pm AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Sunday 2:25am-2:40am AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Sunday 2:50am-2:05am AEST
  • Warm Up: Sunday 10:10pm-10:30pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 1:20am AEST
  • Practice 1: Friday 9:50pm-10:30pm AEST
  • Practice 2: Friday 2:10am-2:50am AEST
  • Practice 3: Saturday 9:25pm-10:05am AEST
  • Qualifying 1: Saturday 1:30am-1:45am AEST
  • Qualifying 2: Saturday 1:55am-2:10am AEST
  • Warm Up: Sunday 9:40pm-10:00pm AEST
  • Race: Sunday 12:00am AEST

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

The race takes place at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

MotoGP™ riders will race 22 laps covering a total distance of 118.4 kilometres.

What TV channel is the Doha 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 2:30am AEST on Monday 5 April.

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