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Russian Grand Prix 2021

What time does the F1 Russian Grand Prix start?

The Sochi Autodrom plays host to Round 15 of the Formula 1 World Championship, with the Russian Grand Prix being held on Sunday 26 September. Here's the time schedule for the weekend.

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Here's everything you need to know about the 2021 Russian Grand Prix weekend schedule, with the race being held over 53 laps of the 5.8-kilometre Sochi Autodrom on Sunday, 26 September 2021.

Below, you can find the times for the Friday practice sessions, Saturday's practice and qualifying sessions, as well as the Russian Grand Prix itself on Sunday.

The Grand Prix will start at 15:00 local time / 13:00 BST, running for 53 laps.

Check out the schedule for this weekend!

2021 Russian GP schedule

Date Event Time (Local) Time (BST)
Friday 24 September First Practice (FP1) 11:30am - 12:30pm 09:30am - 10:30am
Friday 24 September Second Practice (FP2) 15:00pm - 16:00pm 13:00pm - 14:00pm
Saturday 25 September Third Practice (FP3) 12:00pm - 13:00pm 10:00am - 11:00am
Saturday 25 September Qualifying 15:00pm - 16:00pm 13:00pm - 14:00pm
Sunday 26 September Russian Grand Prix 15:00pm 13:00pm

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