Dutch Grand Prix: How to watch F1’s return race for FREE this weekend

Henry Valantine
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz races Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton at the Dutch Grand Prix. Zandvoort, September 2022.

Ferrari's Carlos Sainz races Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the Dutch Grand Prix. Zandvoort, September 2022.

Formula 1 is finally awakening from its summer slumber, as the sport heads to Zandvoort for the Dutch Grand Prix.

The home fans will be full of expectancy as Max Verstappen is the hot favourite to take a ninth consecutive victory – which would equal the all-time record set by Sebastian Vettel – and his third in succession since Zandvoort returned to the Formula 1 calendar.

There will be plenty of on-track action to keep up with this weekend on the Dutch coast, and here’s how you can follow all of it.

Dutch Grand Prix live stream: How to watch all the action from Zandvoort

Formula 1 is available to watch via different TV broadcasters depending on which country you reside in, and the Dutch Grand Prix is available to watch live on the following channels in these major markets in 2023:

Australia: Fox Sports
Austria: Sky Sport F1, ORF, Servus TV [live races split between them]
Brazil: TV Bandeirantes, BandSports
Canada: RDS, TSN
China: Great Sport (RTS) [Shanghai only], CCTV, Guangdong Sports [broadcast in Guangdong only]
France: Canal+
Germany: Sky Sport F1
Italy: Sky Sport F1
Japan: Fuji TV Next
Netherlands: Viaplay Xtra [free-to-air highlights on NOS]
Spain: DAZN F1
United Kingdom and Ireland: Sky Sports F1
United States: ESPN, Spanish language broadcast available on ESPN Deportes

For those looking to watch live races online, F1 TV Pro is available in selected countries, which allows you to watch every session live, have access to exclusive live timing, documentaries and live shows – and is available to watch on any of your chosen devices via web, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku and Chromecast.

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How to watch the Dutch Grand Prix for free online

Austrian broadcasters Servus and ORF will have free Dutch Grand Prix coverage on their streaming platforms, Servus TV and ORF TVthek, with German-language commentary. Do keep in mind that a free account may be required to view, so signing up may be necessary.

A live French-language live stream will also be available via Belgian broadcaster RTBF, which is available to stream via RTBF Auvio.

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Dutch Grand Prix: What is the full weekend schedule at Zandvoort?

Here are all the sessions going on across the weekend:

Friday 25 August

Formula 1: Free Practice 1 and 2
Formula 2: Practice and Qualifying
Porsche Supercup: Practice

Saturday 26 August

Formula 1: Free Practice 3 and Qualifying
Formula 2: Sprint race (29 laps)
Porsche Supercup: Qualifying and Race 1 (17 laps)

Sunday 27 August

Formula 1: Race (72 laps)
Formula 2: Feature race (40 laps)
Porsche Supercup: Race 2 (17 laps)

Dutch Grand Prix: What time do the sessions start?

Here is the schedule that Formula 1 will be taking in this weekend in Zandvoort [all times BST]:

Friday 25 August

FP1: 12.30pm-1.30pm
FP2: 4pm-5pm

Saturday 26 August

FP3: 10.30am-11.30am
Qualifying: 2pm-3pm

Sunday 27 August

Race: 2pm

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