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Australian Grand Prix 2022

What time does the 2022 F1 Australian GP start?

Melbourne will play host to the third race of the 2022 F1 season as Ferrari look to continue their impressive record at Albert Park.

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The 2022 F1 season continues this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.

F1 is back in Melbourne for the first time since 2020's cancelled event.

Ferrari arrive leading the Constructors' Championship (78 pts) while their driver, Charles Leclerc, sits top of the Drivers' Championship (45 pts)

And they will be looking to fend off Red Bull and Mercedes to continue their impressive record at Albert Park, a venue at which they have won eight of 23 races.

What time does the Australian GP start?

F1 cars will be on track in Melbourne between 13:00 and 17:00 local time over the weekend, so long as Sunday's race lasts no longer than two hours.

On Friday, FP1 will open the show at 13:00 local time (04:00 BST / 05:00 CET) with FP2 starting at 16:00 local time (07:00 BST / 08:00 CET).

On Saturday, FP3 will start at 13:00 local time (04:00 BST / 05:00 CET) before qualifying for the Australian GP begins at 16:00 local time (07:00 BST / 08:00 CET).

And the 58-lap race will start at 15:00 local time (06:00 BST / 07:00 GMT).

2022 F1 Australian GP schedule

Session Day Start time (local) Start time (BST) Start time (CET)
FP1 Friday 13:00 04:00 05:00
FP2 Friday 16:00 07:00 08:00
FP3 Saturday 13:00 04:00 05:00
Qualifying Saturday 16:00 07:00 08:00
Race Sunday 15:00 06:00 07:00

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