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Australian Grand Prix 2023

What time does the 2023 F1 Australian GP start?

The 2023 Formula 1 season heads onto its third round with the Australian Grand Prix. Here is everything you need to know about what time the race starts on Sunday.

Formula 1 returns to the Albert Park Circuit this weekend for the Australian Grand Prix.

After being absent from the calendar in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event made its return in 2022.

Charles Leclerc claimed victory on that occasion, with Sergio Perez in P2 while Max Verstappen was forced to retire due to a mechanical issue.

With Red Bull and Verstappen arriving into this year's event with early leads in both championships, can they add another victory to their tally?

When is the 2023 Australian GP?

The 2023 Australian Grand Prix will be held across the weekend of 31 March-2 April.

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 Australian GP?

The race will take place over 58 laps of the 5.278-kilometre Albert Park Circuit, with a maximum race time of two hours if there are any stoppages or delays.

What time does the Australian GP start?

Sunday's Australian Grand Prix will start at 15:00 local time (06:00 BST).

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

2023 F1 Australian GP start times

Time zone Race start time
Pacific Daylight Time 22:00 (Saturday)
Central Daylight Time 00:00
Eastern Daylight Time 01:00
Brasilia Time 02:00
British Summer Time 06:00
Central European Summer Time 07:00
Gulf Standard Time 09:00
India Standard Time 10:30
Western Indonesian Time 12:00
China Standard Time 13:00
Korea Standard Time 14:00
Australian Eastern Standard Time 15:00
New Zealand Time 18:00

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