Start date:24th October 2020
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2020 Portuguese Grand Prix live FREE 2020
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Get up to speed with everything you need to know about the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix which takes place over 66 laps of the 4.684-kilometre Autodromo Internacional do Algarve on Sunday October 25.Using the links above you can find the full weekend schedule including details of practice and qualifying sessions support races press conferences and special events plus the latest news headlines circuit information and F1 race results.You can also find broadcast information, with details of how and where you can watch the race on TV or download the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix schedule to your mobile device.
F1 returns to Portugal for the first time since 1996 but we’re not at the familiar surroundings of the Boavista street circuit Monsanto or Autódromo do Estoril. Instead 2020’s Portuguese Grand Prix will be the first F1 race to be held at the relatively new Algarve International Circuit. Follow our guide to watch F1 online and get an F1 Portugal Grand Prix live stream wherever you are, including complete coverage of every practice session and qualifying.
F1 Portugal Grand Prix live stream
The Portuguese Grand Prix starts at 1.10pm local time (WET) this Sunday which is 1.10pm GMT 9.10am ET 6.10am PT. Sky Sports is the home of F1 racing in the UK and you can scroll down for full coverage details around the world. If you’re abroad you can tune in just like you would at home with the help of a good VPN.Michael Schumacher was in his first year as a Ferrari driver the last time an F1 race was held in Portugal and this weekend Lewis Hamilton who is the only current driver to have ever driven in an official F1 test at the Algarve International Circuit will have his first chance to better the German’s record of 91 F1 race victories.
It’s a feat that few expected to ever be equalled but Hamilton drew level with Schumacher by taking the Eifel GP two weeks ago and was presented with one of his helmets by F2 driver Mick Schumacher his son.It was an emotional symbolic moment a passing of the baton and it’s hard to imagine Hamilton not going on to leave the previous record in the dust.
Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas has finally started to show some fighting spirit of late, winning the Sochi race and looking well on form at the Nurburgring before locking up on lap 13 and retiring because of car issues shortly after.
The Finn along with Daniel Ricciardo and Charles Leclerc have raced at the Algarve International Circuit before albeit in their junior careers. Ricciardo finally secured his first Renault podium last time out making the Australian the best of the rest in the Drivers’ Championship behind Hamilton Bottas and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
It also makes the midfield battle in the Constructors’ Championship really exciting with McLaren Renault and Racing Point for whom Nico Hulkenberg did his superhero thing again all separated by just six points well ahead of Ferrari.Don’t miss another second of the Formula action read on for full details of how to get an F1 live stream and watch the Portugal Grand Prix from start to finish this weekend.Join us on RaceFans Live throughout every session of the Portuguese Grand Prix weekend plus the IndyCar season finale at St Petersburg. Look out for the live page on the site during every session and follow all the action with your fellow RaceFans.
Viewers in the UK should note that daylight savings time ends at 2am on Sunday morning at which point the clocks go back one hour.Here’s how to watch the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix live in the UK and USA:Located near the seaside resort town of Portimão the modern Algarve International Circuit promises exciting racing. Official Ticket Packages from F1 Experiences for the 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix include official race tickets and trackside hospitality together with unique Formula 1 activities!On F1’s first visit to the undulating Autodromo do Algarve Bottas was 0.339 seconds ahead of Hamilton.
Verstappen was 0.781secs off the pace and narrowly ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in fourth.Both Verstappen and Leclerc had spins early in the session as they learned the demanding new track at Portimao.Red Bull’s Alexander Albon was fifth fastest ahead of McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Racing Point’s Sergio Perez and Alfa Romeo’s Kimi Raikkonen.Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo and Alpha Tauri’s Pierre Gasly completed the top 10 ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and McLaren’s Lando Norris.
There were spins as well for Raikkonen Haas driver Romain Grosjean Alpha Tauri’s Daniil Kvyat and Williams’ Nicholas Latifi.There was a dash of light rain during the session but nothing to disturb the drivers on a track many approached with high anticipation.Portimao which is hosting Portugal’s first F1 race since Estoril in 1996 has been likened to a rollercoaster for its dramatic changes of elevation which are particularly notable in the the second half of the lap.Although Mercedes were comfortably clear of the field Bottas and Hamilton set their fastest times on the medium tyre while Verstappen Leclerc and Albon were on the hard.
Red Bull have been slowly closing in on Mercedes over the second half of the season following the world champions’ decision to end development on this year’s car and focus on their 2021 design as a result of the huge performance advantage they showed through the first half of the season.
Ferrari have the latest in a series of aerodynamic upgrades this weekend adding a redesigned floor to the frontal aerodynamic changes around the front wing and nose that they have introduced over the last couple of grands prix.Renault’s Esteban Ocon suffered an engine problem right at the end of the session.