Azerbaijan Grand Prix live stream
The 2023 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is available to watch for free on ORF in Austria. Use a VPN to watch your local stream from anywhere. A complete breakdown of free Azerbaijan GP live streams is listed below.
Azerbaijan GP: race preview
Well, we’ve been away for a while haven’t we? Thanks to a cancelled China GP and an already hefty two-week planned break, we’ve had a almost month-long dry spell. However, as we head to the Azerbaijan GP in Baku, we should be kicking things off again with a bang.
This season’s first appearance of F1 Sprint is bound to be a shake-up. The format has undergone yet more changes to appease the, let’s say, lukewarm fan reaction to
Sprint. Replacing FP2 on Friday is Qualifying for Sunday’s traditional GP – the winner of which will now start on pole position regardless of the Sprint’s outcome.
Saturday sees what appears to be a full race weekend in miniature: Sprint Shootout in the morning to determine the grid, and a flat-out 100-kilometer race offering a maximum of 8 points in the afternoon. Arguably a strange experience for the purist, but we’re keeping an open mind.
On-track, Mercedes stand to gain the most from the unexpected hiatus. With the team finally abandoning the ‘zeropod’ design, the three weeks of uninterrupted hard graft may put them in good stead for the rest of the season. The W14 machine might not arrive in Baku fully redesigned, but any developments will have been seriously fast-forwarded. Is there hope for Hamilton yet? The jury’s out.
Read on for how to watch an Azerbaijan Grand Prix live stream from start to finish and from anywhere in the world, including ways to watch an F1 live stream for FREE.
2023 Azerbaijan Grand Prix schedule
The 2023 Azerbaijan Grand Prix schedule is as follows:
Practice 1: 10.30am BST / 5.30am ET / 8.30pm AEDT / 10.30pm NZDT
Sprint qualifying: 2pm BST / 9am ET / 12am AEDT / 2am NZDT
Sprint Shootout: 10.30am BST / 5.30am ET / 8.30pm AEDT / 10.30pm NZDT
F1 Sprint: 2pm BST / 9am ET / 12am AEDT / 2am NZDT
Azerbaijan GP: 12pm BST / 7am ET / 10pm AEDT / 12am NZDT
Watch a free Azerbaijan Grand Prix live stream
There are a number of ways to watch the Azerbaijan Grand Prix for free this weekend.
Like every other weekend, in Austria all the races are shared between free-to-air broadcasters Servus TV (opens in new tab) and ORF (opens in new tab) (this weekend it’s ORF). Take a look and find out what’s available where you are:
- Albania: every race on RTSH (opens in new tab)
- Australia: Australian GP on Network 10 (opens in new tab)
- Austria: every race on ORF Eins (opens in new tab) or Servus TV (opens in new tab)
- Brazil: every race on Band (opens in new tab)
- Belgium: every race on RBTF
- China: every race on Great Sports, CCTV (opens in new tab) or Guangdong Sports
- France: Bahrain GP on C8 (opens in new tab)
- Iran: every race on MBC Persia (opens in new tab) or IRIB Varzesh (opens in new tab)
- Luxembourg: every race on RTL Zwee (opens in new tab)
- Middle East and North Africa: select races on MBC Action (opens in new tab)
- Pakistan: every race on A Sports (opens in new tab)
- Tajikistan: every race on Varzish TV (opens in new tab)
If you’re out of the country you’ll need to use a VPN to access your preferred Azerbaijan Grand Prix free live stream, as explained below. We rate ExpressVPN as the best provider out there, as it has a great track record for unblocking geo-restricted streams.
How to watch the Azerbaijan Grand Prix live stream from outside your country
If you’re abroad for this weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, you’ll likely find you’re unable to access your usual Formula 1 coverage like you would at home. This isn’t necessarily cause for alarm, but rather the result of geo-blocking – best understood as digital borders that restrict certain services and content to certain parts of the world.
Fortunately, there’s a convenient way around this in the form of a VPN. This is a nifty bit of software that lets you whizz around these digital borders, thereby allowing you to globe trot and still access your preferred F1 live stream. It’s a completely legal workaround, very affordable, and super easy to use – allow us to explain more.
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