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What are the Formula One TV times for the Mexico City Grand Prix this weekend?

Jake Nichol November 1, 2021
F1 Grand Prix of Mexico
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The Mexico City Grand Prix is the first F1 race in a triple-header as the title race nears its end, but what is the start time for F1 in Mexico this weekend?

Is Verstappen now title favourite?

Max Verstappen took his eighth win of the season last time out in the United States.

The Red Bull driver now leads the standings by 12 points from rival Lewis Hamilton.

Including this weekend’s race, there are five grands prix remaining in the season.

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Mexico, and indeed Brazil next weekend, are both what can be termed as ‘Red Bull tracks.’

The high altitude works better in Red Bull’s favour, with Hamilton still possibly needing to take yet another new Mercedes engine component.

Hamilton is the defending race winner, having taken the spoils in the last visit to Mexico in 2019.

He also won in 2016 and is level with Verstappen on two wins in Mexico.

The Dutchman’s two came in 2017 and 2018 – with Nico Rosberg taking the other in 2015 when the race returned to the calendar.

Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images

F1 Mexico start time confirmed

As was the case in the United States, the on-track action will be taking place later in the day for those in Europe.

It will be a traditional weekend format of three practice sessions, qualifying and then the race.

All times are UK GMT.

Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images

Mexico City runs on Central Standard Time (CST).

To get the CST session time, subtract six hours from the listed times.

F1 TV Times for Mexico City Grand Prix

  • First practice – Friday 5th November – 17:30pm – 18:30pm
  • Second practice – Friday 5th November – 21:00pm – 22:00pm
  • Third practice – Saturday 6th November – 17:00pm – 18:00pm
  • Qualifying – Saturday 6th November – 20:00pm – 21:00pm
  • Race – Sunday 7th November – 19:00pm – 56 laps.

In the UK, Sky Sports F1 will be broadcasting all the action live throughout the weekend.

Free-to-air highlights will be available through Channel 4.

Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images

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Jake can usually be found writing about or watching anything to do with motorsport – from Formula 1 to NASCAR to British Truck Racing. His work as a motorsport journalist has been published by the likes of Autosport, Motorsport.com and Motorsport News – all highly respected names. Away from racing he is a keen amateur astronomer, podcast listener and enjoys long walks in the park with his three dogs.