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Formula 1

What time does the Monza F1 Sprint race start?

Monza will play host to the second-ever F1 Sprint race on Saturday, officially called 'Sprint Qualifying'. Here's the time schedule for the remainder of the Italian Grand Prix weekend.

Verstappen Monza
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Sprint Qualifying returns at Monza as the F1 drivers prepare for a 100km race to set the grid for the Italian Grand Prix.

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will start at the front of the grid, ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull rival Max Verstappen. Although he took on a new engine ahead of qualifying, Bottas' penalty does not apply until the main event on Sunday.

Saturday's Sprint Qualifying will begin at 16:30 local time / 15:30 BST, running for approximately half an hour.

Check out the schedule for Saturday's race, along with the main event on Sunday.

2021 Italian GP schedule

Date Event Time (Local) Time (BST)
Saturday September 11 Sprint Qualifying 16:30 15:30
Sunday September 12 Race 15:00 14:00

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