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French Grand Prix 2022

What time does the 2022 F1 French GP start?

The 2022 Formula 1 season heads onto its 12th round with the French Grand Prix. Here is everything you need to know about what time the race starts on Sunday.

Verstappen France 2021
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Another back-to-back run of races is about to begin as the 2022 F1 season continues with the 12th round of the campaign, the French Grand Prix.

The event will take place at the Circuit Paul Ricard, which has been a regular fixture on the Formula 1 schedule since its return in 2018.

Max Verstappen was the last driver to win the race in 2021, and this year will arrive into the weekend with a 38-point lead over Charles Leclerc in the World Championship standings.

Can the Red Bull driver bounce back at the French Grand Prix, after being beaten to victory by Leclerc last time out in Austria?

When is the 2022 French GP?

The 2022 French Grand Prix will be held across the weekend of 22-24 July.

There will be the usual format in place, with two practice sessions held on Friday, followed by FP3 and qualifying on Saturday, and the main event on Sunday.

How many laps is the French GP?

The race will take place over 53 laps of the 5.842-kilometre Circuit Paul Ricard, with a maximum race time of two hours if there are any stoppages or delays.

What time does the French GP start?

Sunday's French Grand Prix will start at 15:00 local time (14:00 BST).

Below are the start times for the race for various time zones across the world.

2022 F1 French GP start times

Time zone Race start time
Pacific Daylight Time 06:00
Central Daylight Time 08:00
Eastern Daylight Time 09:00
Brasilia Time 10:00
British Summer Time 14:00
Central European Summer Time 15:00
Gulf Standard Time 17:00
India Standard Time 18:30
Western Indonesian Time 20:00
China Standard Time 21:00
Korea Standard Time 22:00
Australian Eastern Standard Time 23:00
New Zealand Time 01:00 (Monday)

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