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Where & how to watch F1 Australian GP 2024 in USA?: Weekend schedule and more

Published at :March 21, 2024 at 10:24 PM
Modified at :March 21, 2024 at 10:24 PM
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With the stage set for another thrilling race weekend, the F1 world eagerly awaits the action at the iconic Albert Park circuit. The Australian GP 2024 is scheduled to begin the weekend of March 22–24, so be ready for the excitement. Formula 1 fans are anticipating the action at Melbourne’s Albert Park track with great anticipation after the thrilling races in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Renowned for its demanding semi-street layout spanning 5.278 kilometers, the circuit poses a significant challenge to drivers with its bumpy surface and constantly evolving grip levels.

Notably, it stands out as one of the fastest tracks on the F1 calendar, with Lewis Hamilton’s pole lap in 2018 reaching speeds exceeding 235 kilometers per hour.

Alongside Red Bull‘s dominance and the anticipation of Carlos Sainz’s potential return, local talents Oscar Piastri and Daniel Ricciardo are poised to captivate Australian fans, making the upcoming Grand Prix a must-watch event for motorsport enthusiasts worldwide.

A Closer Look at the  Albert Park Circuit

Spanning 5.278 kilometers around the picturesque Albert Park Lake, this high-speed parkland circuit boasts 14 turns that challenge even the most seasoned drivers. The circuit’s layout underwent significant modifications in 2022, aimed at enhancing overtaking opportunities and overall race excitement.

Among the most significant changes was the elimination of the chicane at Turns 9 and 10, which was substituted with a longer flat-out stretch that now included Turns 9 and 10. In order to enable cleaner racing lines and faster speeds, some bends were also expanded and rearranged, giving onlookers an exciting show.

F1 Australian GP: Timings and Telecast in USA? 

March 21stPractice 120:30 (EST)ESPN+
March 22ndPractice 200:00 (EST)ESPN+
March 22ndPractice 320:30 (EST)ESPN2
March 23rdQualifying00:00 (EST)ESPN2
March 23rdGrand Prix23:00 (EST)ESPN2

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