RACE DEBRIEF

    Practice, qualifying and race times have been announced for the 2020 F1 season – including those for April’s inaugural Vietnam Grand Prix and the returning Dutch Grand Prix in May.

    The Vietnam race, to be staged on the all-new Hanoi Circuit, will start at 14:10 local time (07:10 GMT), while the lights will go out at Zandvoort for the Netherlands round at 15:10 local time (13:10 GMT).

    DIARY DATES: The 2020 F1 calendar, pre-season testing details and F1 car launch schedule

    Among other minor schedule changes, the British and United States Grands Prix will both start an hour later than in 2019. Full details below…

    2020 F1 SESSION TIMES

    GRAND PRIX FP1/FP2/FP3 QUALIFYING RACE
    Australia 1200/1600/1400 1700 1610
    Bahrain 1400/1800/1500 1800 1810
    Vietnam 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
    China 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
    Netherlands 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Spain 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Monaco* 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Azerbaijan 1300/1700/1400 1700 1610
    Canada 1100/1500/1100 1400 1410
    France 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Austria 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Great Britain 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Hungary 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Belgium 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Italy 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
    Singapore 1630/2030/1800 2100 2010
    Russia 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
    Japan** TBA TBA TBA
    United States 1100/1500/1300 1600 1410
    Mexico 1100/1500/1000 1300 1310
    Brazil 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
    Abu Dhabi 1300/1700/1400 1700 1710

    *Free Practice 1 and 2 take place on Thursday in Monaco, with FP3 on Saturday. At all other rounds, FP1 and 2 are on Friday. **Times for Japan will be confirmed in the next few weeks.