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Spanish Grand Prix 2022

What time does the 2022 F1 Spanish GP start?

F1 returns to Europe this weekend for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, with Max Verstappen looking to make it three wins from three, and championship leader Charles Leclerc eager to remain at the top of the standings.

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The 2022 season continues this weekend with the Spanish Grand Prix at at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

The Spanish Grand Prix has been ever-present on the F1 calendar since 1986, and has been held at its current venue near Barcelona since 1991.

Of F1's current drivers, Lewis Hamilton has enjoyed the most success at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with six Spanish Grand Prix wins.

Meanwhile, Fernando Alonso has won his home Grand Prix twice, while Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel have both tasted glory in Barcelona on one occasion.

What time does the Spanish GP start?

F1 cars will be on track in Barcelona between 13:00 and 18:00 local time over the weekend, as long as Sunday's race lasts no longer than two hours.

On Friday, FP1 will open the show at 14:00 local time (13:00 BST) with FP2 starting at 17:00 local time (16:00 BST).

On Saturday, FP3 will start at 13:00 local time (12:00 BST) before qualifying for the Spanish GP begins at 16:00 local time (15:00 BST).

Sunday's 66-lap race will start at 15:00 local time (14:00 BST).

2022 F1 Spanish GP race 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 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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