Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will go head to head one last time this season and we will have the outcome of F1 drivers championship by the end of the race making Abu Dhabi F1 grand prix as one of the most anticipated in last few years. Both Hamilton and Verstappen are level on points (369.5) going into the last race and who ever finish higher in the last race wins the F1 title. We take a look at what time the race takes place and how you can watch it online throughout the weekend.
When Is Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2021 ?
The last grand prix of the season takes place at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE this weekend starting with Friday practice sessions, followed by Saturday’s qualifying and Sunday, 12 December 2021 the big race which decide the f1 title.
Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix Time Table & Schedule:
Coverage starts on 10th December 2021 with practice sessions followed by Saturday qualifying and the big race on Sunday.
Friday, 10 December 2021 Schedule:
- Practice Session 1: 13:30 local UAE time / 10:30 CET time
- Practice Sessions 2: 17:00 Local UAE time / 14:00 CET time
Saturday, 11 December 2021 Schedule:
- Practice Session 3: 14:00 local UAE time / 11:00 CET time
- Qualifying Sessions: 17:00 Local UAE time / 14:00 CET time
Sunday, 12 December 2021 Schedule:
- The Final Race: 17:00 Local UAE time / 14:00 CET time
As far as rest of the world concerned you can see the illustration below worldwide where and when the race will be live in different parts of the world. Now that you know what time the coverage begins you might want to find out how you can watch the whole weekend of Abu Dhabi F1 grand prix live in your part of the world ?
How can I watch the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?
In the UK, Sky Sports F1 has live coverage rights for every single F1 race throughout the year and Abhu Dhabi will be no different. SkySports F1 coverage is the best in the world and that too by far. But it comes at a price which many people cant afford in the UK. For that this weekend you can get the live action free official on Channel4. Which also have rights for Abu Dhabi grand prix on their free-to-air channel in the UK.
Channel4 coverage opens up opportunities for international viewers who want to watch the race. Since Channel 4 free-to-air channel, any one from foreign land/country can watch Channel4 coverage via getting UK IP through VPN. We explain how!
Using VPN to watch Official Live Streams of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix:
You best bet to watch Abu Dhabi F1 grand prix this weekend free but from official source is via Channel4 (UK) coverage. Its free-to-air but will be geoblocked. Which means people from outside the UK can not access their live streams.
However by using ExpressVPN, you can mask your device (PC/Mobile) IP adress to UK and watch Channel4 coverage just like any UK resident all free.
How It Works:
- Signup and create an account at ExpressVPN.com (cost around $5 a month)
- Connect to a VPN server in the UK via ExpressVPN app. It available for Mobile, PC and even consoles.
- Once connected to UK ip address, just visit channel4.com/now/c4 and you have yourself Abu Dhabi F1 grand prix coverage officially but free.
- You can also download Channel4 mobile app on your mobile device, activate ExpressVPN app on mobile and select UK IP. Now you can Channel4’s live coverage on your mobile from anywhere in the world..