F1 Sakhir Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more

Bahrain is hosting the penultimate round of the 2020 Formula 1 season on its outer loop this weekend. Find out how to watch the Sakhir Grand Prix, what time it starts and more here.

When is the Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix? 

The Sakhir Grand Prix will be held on December 6 on the outer loop of the Bahrain International Circuit.

  • Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020 
  • Start time: 8:10pm local time / 6:10pm CET / 5:10pm GMT / 12:10pm ET / 9:10am PT / 2:10pm JST [Monday] / 3:10am AEST [Monday] / 10:40pm IST

Can’t find your country or region in the list? Check the Formula 1 schedule page for the broadcast times in your local timezone.

How can I watch the Sakhir Grand Prix?

The Sakhir Grand Prix will be broadcast live in nearly every country around the world. 

Europe: Sky TV has the exclusive rights for Formula 1 broadcast in the UK and Italy. Movistar F1 will broadcast the race in Spain. Viewers in France can tune into Canal+.

North America: The Sakhir GP will be broadcast in the US on ESPN, in Mexico on Tudn and in Canada on TSN/RDS.

Asia: Most of Asia is covered by Fox Sports, including India where the race will be broadcast on sister channel Star Sports Select 2. Fuji TV Next will carry live coverage in Japan. 

Oceanica: Fox Sports 506 will bring live coverage from Sakhir to viewers in Australia. Spark Sport will show the race in New Zealand.

Can I stream the Sakhir Grand Prix?

Viewers can subscribe to F1 TV in select countries to stream the race on a device of their choice.

Sky Sports and Movistar also offer their own live streaming service in the UK and Spain respectively.

Weather forecast for the Sakhir Grand Prix

Current forecast suggests hazy skies in Bahrain on Sunday, with the temperature expected to be around 23C for the start of the race. That is two degrees cooler than last weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix due to the later start time.

Starting grid for the Bahrain Grand Prix

Cla#Driver ChassisEngineTimeGap
177 Valtteri Bottas MercedesMercedes 53.377  
263 George Russell MercedesMercedes 53.403 0.026
333 Max Verstappen Red BullHonda 53.433 0.056
416 Charles Leclerc FerrariFerrari 53.613 0.236
511 Sergio Perez Racing PointMercedes 53.790 0.413
626 Daniil Kvyat AlphaTauriHonda 53.906 0.529
73 Daniel Ricciardo RenaultRenault 53.957 0.580
855 Carlos Sainz Jr. McLarenRenault 54.010 0.633
910 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauriHonda 54.154 0.777
1018 Lance Stroll Racing PointMercedes 54.200 0.823
1131 Esteban Ocon RenaultRenault 53.995 0.618
1223 Alex Albon Red BullHonda 54.026 0.649
135 Sebastian Vettel FerrariFerrari 54.175 0.798
1499 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa RomeoFerrari 54.377 1.000
154 Lando Norris McLarenRenault 54.693 1.316
1620 Kevin Magnussen HaasFerrari 54.705 1.328
176 Nicholas Latifi WilliamsMercedes 54.796 1.419
1889 Jack Aitken WilliamsMercedes 54.892 1.515
197 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa RomeoFerrari 54.963 1.586
2051 Pietro Fittipaldi HaasFerrari 55.426 2.049
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