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How to watch F1 Japanese Grand Prix in Australia: Race start time for Suzuka, Japan | Sporting News Australia

After an eventful race weekend in Melbourne, Formula 1 has moved on to its next stop – Suzuka, Japan.

Daniel Ricciardo is under increasing pressure and will have to prove himself against RB teammate and local favourite Yuki Tsunoda.

As for Oscar Piastri, he will be looking to build on a strong P4 performance in his home race and push for a podium in Japan.

The Sporting News has all the key timings and broadcast details in Australia for the Japanese Grand Prix below.

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F1 Japan: Race start time in Australia

Australian fans will be treated to another timezone-friendly Grand Prix this weekend, with the race in Japan scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm AEST on Sunday, April 7.

Drivers will complete 57 laps around the Suzuka International Racing Course.

F1 Japan: Full Grand Prix schedule, times in Australia

A full breakdown of the 2024 F1 Japanese Grand Prix schedule is below.

NOTE: Daylight savings ends at Sunday, 7 April 3:00 am AEDT. 

Session Date Start time Approx. finish
Practice 1 Fri. Apr. 5 1:30 pm AEDT 2:30 pm AEDT
Practice 2 Fri. Apr. 5 5:00 pm AEDT 6:00 pm AEDT
Practice 3 Sat. Apr. 6 1:30 pm AEDT 2:30 pm AEDT
Qualifying Sat. Apr. 6 5:00 pm AEDT 6:00 pm AEDT
Race Sun. Apr. 7 3:00 pm AEST 4:45 pm AEST

How to watch the F1 Japanese Grand Prix: TV channel in Australia

Fans based Down Under can catch all the action from Suzuka on Fox Sports (Channel 506).

Coverage begins one hour before lights out at 2:00 pm AEST. 

How to live stream the F1 Japanese Grand Prix in Australia

The Japanese Grand Prix can be streamed in Australia on Kayo Sports or Foxtel Go.