Is the F1 live on Channel 4? How to watch British GP 2023 and see highlights on UK TV

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Live action and highlights from British Grand Prix at Silverstone will be available on Channel 4

The Formula 1 season has raced into action and it promises to be another dramatic one.

Max Verstappen’s bid to win his third world title is continuing at a pace with an imperious start to the season. Lewis Hamilton pre-season hopes of adding to his already impressive haul have been dented. But while it might be a new season somethings will remain the same.

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Channel 4 will once again be showing the highlights of qualifying and the races throughout the year. The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix is the second of a record 23 races through a packed calendar which finishes in Abu Dhabi on 26 November.

Here is all you need to know:

Are there Formula One highlights on Channel 4?

F1 on Channel 4 will return this weekend for the second race of 2023 with the Spanish Grand Prix. The highlights from all of the action will be available on Saturday (1 July) and Sunday (2 July) evenings.

Find out who finished on pole position in qualifying, who is facing grid penalties and all the reaction every Saturday throughout the season. While Channel 4 will provide all the best bits from the Sunday race day action for every single Grand Prix during 2023.

Sky Sports F1 will be covering the races live, but Channel 4 is the only place on terestrial TV that will have the Formula One highlights in the UK this season.

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Will Channel 4 show any races live in 2023?

For the vast majority of the F1 season this year, Sky Sports will be the only place to watch the races live. Channel 4 will then present the highlights in the evening.

But for the British Grand Prix, Channel 4 will be showing the race live along with all of the action from Silverstone throughout that weekend. The British GP will take place between 8 and 9July this year.

Haas F1 Team's German driver Nico Hulkenberg competes ahead of Haas F1 Team's Danish driver Kevin Magnussen in the sprint shootout at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg, Austria. Picture: GEORG HOCHMUTH/APA/AFP via Getty ImagesHaas F1 Team's German driver Nico Hulkenberg competes ahead of Haas F1 Team's Danish driver Kevin Magnussen in the sprint shootout at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg, Austria. Picture: GEORG HOCHMUTH/APA/AFP via Getty Images
Haas F1 Team's German driver Nico Hulkenberg competes ahead of Haas F1 Team's Danish driver Kevin Magnussen in the sprint shootout at the Red Bull race track in Spielberg, Austria. Picture: GEORG HOCHMUTH/APA/AFP via Getty Images | GEORG HOCHMUTH/APA/AFP via Getty Images

How to watch Formula 1 on Channel 4?

The highlights programme will air on both Saturday and Sunday every race weekend throughout the season. And what a year for F1 it promises to be with a record 23 Grand Prixs set to take place between 5 March and 26 November.

F1 on Channel 4 will show all the highlights from qualifying on Saturday evenings. The programme will return on Sundays to recap the action from the Grand Prix race itself.

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For the British GP qualifying it will air live on Channel 4 on Saturday (8 July) and will be followed by highlights in the evening. It will air from 2pm to 4.30pm and then will show all the best action from qualifying from 11.55pm until 12.55am.

F1 on Channel 4 will then show the race itself live on Sunday (9 July) with highlights later in the day. The coverage will begin at 1.30pm with the buildup and live coverage will run until 5.30pm. The highlights show will begin at 11.50pm until 12.50am on Monday (10 July).

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