F1 British Grand Prix 2024 Schedule, Sprint Qualifying, Tickets, TV Channels

This weekend F1 heads to Silverstone for the first sprint qualifying race at the British Formula 1 Grand Prix. Catch all the details about the F1 British Grand Prix 2024 schedule, start timings, how to watch the live stream and buy tickets.

The entire race weekend has been restructured to accommodate the new format, trialled in three Grands Prix this season. The first of which will be held at Silverstone.

The Silverstone circuit will host the Formula 1 Pirelli British Grand Prix 2024, which will feature a 52-lap race on one of Formula 1’s oldest and quickest tracks. Despite multiple revisions in the configuration, the circuit has maintained its core character as one of the quickest courses on the F1 calendar, with some extremely technical tight corners that prove difficult for the drivers.

The event will be open to a capacity crowd this weekend, which means roughly 140,000 fans will attend Silverstone.

When is F1 British Grand Prix’s sprint qualifying race?

Sprint races in open-wheel racing is not a new concept. It has been previously implemented in F2 and F3, the Formula 1 feeder series. Sprint qualifying in Formula 1 is no different. It is the compressed version of a regular race, with a shorter 100km course and no obligatory pitstops.

The sprint event’s starting order will be determined through qualifying, which will occur on Friday evening. The sprint race qualifying will follow the conventional Q1, Q2, and Q3 format.

The qualifying race will also award points toward the world championship. The winner will receive three points, while the other 2 podium finishers will receive 2 points and 1 point each. There will be no bonus point awarded for the fastest lap in the race

F1 British Grand Prix 2024 Schedule

The Formula 1 qualifying for the British Grand Prix will begin at the Silverstone at 15:00 local time.

FRIDAY – Practice One: 14:30 UK Time (IST 7:00 PM)

FRIDAY – Qualifying: 18:00 UK Time (IST 10:30 PM)

SATURDAY – Practice Three: 12:00 UK Time (IST 4:30 PM)

SATURDAY – Sprint Qualifying: 16.30 UK Time (IST 9:00 PM)

SUNDAY – Grand Prix: 15:00 UK Time (IST 7:30 PM)

How can I watch the British GP 2024 Live in India?

The UK fans can also watch British Grand Prix’s Sunday race as well as sprint qualifying and practice session live stream on Sky Sports F1. Channel 4 to broadcast highlights of the qualifying and Sunday’s race.

The Star Sports network will cover the full broadcast of the event. All the sessions of F1 live stream will be available on Hotstar. This will ensure that Indian fans get uninterrupted coverage of the F1 weekend.

Where can I buy F1 British GP 2024 tickets?

You can buy F1 British GP 2024 tickets. One can visit F1experiences or the official Silverstone website. The lockdown restrictions for the event have been lifted, a full capacity crowd of 140,000 will be allowed to attend the event.