Formula 1 has revealed their planned start times for each round of the 2019 Formula One Championship with only one change made from last season.
The French Grand Prix will change to align with the other European races as the returning fixture clashed with the FIFA World Cup last year conceding to a later than usual start time of 4.10pm, one hour later than usual European start time. The race will now rewind an hour commencing at 3:10 pm local time.
Meanwhile, daylight savings will play a role on differing start times in Australia. The Bahrain Grand Prix will now start later in the night at 2:10 am AEDT while the United States Grand Prix will begin at a more comfortable time of 6:10 am AEST.
Formula 1 introduced a brand-new start time approach in 2018 pushing race start times back an hour in Europe to engage a better audience while stretching out start times an extra ten minutes at all races to assist broadcasters with their programming.
The Australian Grand Prix will once again kick off the season at 4:10 pm AEDT thanks to a late sunset.
Below is the start times for all sessions including the respective AEDT/AEDT race start times:
|Event||Practice 1||Practice 2||Practice 3||Qualifying||Race||AUS Time|
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