Brazilian Grand Prix start time: What time does the F1 race start in the UK?


Lewis Hamilton heads to the Brazilian Grand Prix off the back of clinching his sixth F1 world title.

Mercedes have dominated the campaign and Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas secured second place in the standings by winning in the United States a fortnight ago.

There is a three-way battle for third between Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and the two Ferraris of Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel.

In midfield, Verstappen’s team-mate Alexander Albon must hold off the challenge of Carlos Sainz in the McLaren and Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly – the man he replaced at Red Bull – to claim a top-six finish.

Hamilton was victorious at the Brazilian Grand Prix last year with a huge stroke of fortune.

Verstappen was in the lead but a collision with backmarker Esteban Ocon on lap 44 allowed the Mercedes star to seize the win.

The incident triggered an angry confrontation between the drivers after the race.

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What time does the Brazilian Grand Prix start?

Qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix begins at 6pm GMT on Saturday.

The race gets underway at 5.10pm on Sunday.

How to watch the Brazilian Grand Prix

Fans can watch the action live on Sky Sports’ F1 channel.

Channel 4 will be showing highlights later in the evening.

Brazilian Grand Prix circuit guide

Circuit name: Autódromo José Carlos Pace

First grand prix: 1973  

Number of laps: 71  

Circuit length: 4.309km  

Race distance: 305.909km  

Lap record: 1:10.540 by Valtteri Bottas in 2018

2018 podium: 1st Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2nd Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing); 3rd Kimi Räikkönen (Ferrari) 


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