Complete Belgian Grand Prix timetable

Date published: August 24 2017

Time to start planning your weekend around Formula 1 races again, starting with the Belgian Grand Prix at the iconic Spa circuit.

The build-up begins on Thursday with the drivers' press conference which is split up into two parts.

At 1500 local time, Esteban Ocon, Stoffel Vandoorne and Max Verstappen will sit down with the press before Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen, fresh from signing a new Ferrari deal, take their places in the second half.

Following the conclusion of FP2 on Friday, the likes of Red Bull's Christian Horner, McLaren's Zak Brown and Honda's Yusuke Hasegawa have been chosen to take part in the team principal press conference.

Full schedule

Thursday August 24

1500 – Drivers' Press Conference

Part 1 – Esteban Ocon (Force India)
       – Stoffel Vandoorne (McLaren)
       – Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

Part 2 – Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
       – Felipe Massa (Williams)
       – Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)

Friday August 25

1000-1130 – First practice session

1400-1530 – Second practice session

1600 – Team Principal Press Conference

Part 1 – Cyril Abiteboul (Renault)
       – Christian Horner (Red Bull)
       – Guenther Steiner (Haas)

Part 2 – Zak Brown (McLaren)
       – Yusuke Hasegawa (Honda)
       – Franz Tost (Toro Rosso)

Saturday August 26

1100-1200 – Third practice session

1400-1500 – Qualifying

Post qualifying – Press conference with three fastest drivers from qualifying

Sunday August 27

1230 – Drivers' Parade

1400 – Race

Post-Race – Press conference with first three finishing drivers

All times are local (BST 1)