F1 Qatar GP 2023 schedule dates, IST timings, track, live streaming telecast in India

F1 Qatar GP 2023 schedule dates, IST timings, track, live streaming telecast in India

The Formula One F1 2023 season is entering its final stages with the Qatar Grand Prix all set to take place this weekend, check out all the details below of the GP timings in IST

Going into the Qatar GP 2023, Max Verstappen has the chance to secure the title in the Sprint race.

F1 Qatar GP 2023 schedule dates, IST timings, track details, live streaming telecast in India

The upcoming race weekend at the Lusail International Circuit in Qatar marks the 18th round of the F1 2023 season.

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Qatar Grand Prix 2023 dates and schedule

Given below is the complete schedule for the entire race weekend including the dates and start timings:

Date Event Timings
Friday, October 6 Practice 1 7:00-8:00 pm IST
Qualifying 10:30 – 11:30 pm IST
Saturday, October 7

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Sprint Shootout 6:30 – 7:14 pm IST
Sprint 11:00 pm – 12:00 am IST
Sunday, October 8 Race 10:30 pm IST

Qatar Grand Prix 2023 track specifications

The Lusail International Circuit in Qatar will host the upcoming races at the Qatar Grand Prix 2023 this weekend. The track circuit measures around 5.419km in length and features 57 laps, covering a distance of 308.611km. The track has previously hosted its first race back in 2021. Notably, the country signed a 10-year deal, which starts in 2023, which means that the track will host many more races in the near future.

F1 Drivers’ and Constructors Championships standings ahead of the Qatar GP 2023

Heading into the competition, Red Bull Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez continue to hold the two top spots. Two-time champion Verstappen tops the Drivers’ Standings with 400 points while Perez comes in second with 223 points. Behind them at third place is Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton with 190 points, followed by Fernando Alonso with 174 points. Carlos Sainz completes the top five spots with 150 points. Meanwhile in the Constructors’ Championships, Red Bull Racing have already managed to secure the championship for the second consecutive season.

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Qatar Grand Prix 2023 how to watch live in India

Sadly for fans in India, there is no live broadcast of the event on any TV channel. However, fans can watch the entire live streaming on the F1 TV Pro using a subscription.

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