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F1 schedule: STC Saudi Arabian practice, qualifying, race date, time, odds, TV schedule

Formula One is headed to Saudi Arabia this weekend for the STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. We break down the full schedule for the weekend and how to watch.

Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (1) Oracle Red Bull Racing RB18 overtakes Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving (16) the Ferrari F1-75 during the F1 Grand Prix of Bahrain at Bahrain International Circuit on March 20, 2022 in Bahrain, Bahrain. Photo by Peter van Egmond/Getty Images

The Formula One season got underway last week at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Charles Leclerc claimed the pole and the first checkered flag of the season. The circuit is back this week with the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The will take place on Sunday, March 27th and it will be preceded by three practice sessions and a qualifying event the two days prior.

Race weekend will begin on Friday, March 25th with two practice runs that will start at 10:00 a.m. ET and last an hour. The second hour-long practice session will start at 1:00 p.m. The final practice will be on the morning of Saturday, March 26th at 10:00 a.m. It will be followed up at 1 p.m. ET with the qualifying session. This all leads to the race starting at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 27th.

The practice and qualifying events will air on ESPN2 while the race will air on ESPN. All events will be available for live stream at WatchESPN. If you don’t have an ESPN subscription to access WatchESPN, you can get a trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Charles Leclerc has the best odds to win the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix with +125 odds at DraftKings Sportsbook. He is followed by Max Verstappen (+155), Carlos Sainz (+650), Lewis Hamilton (+1000) and Sergio Perez (+1600) as the drivers with the top-five best odds to win the race.

Here’s the complete schedule for this weekend. All times below are ET.

STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend schedule

Friday, March 25

10:00 a.m. — Practice 1 — ESPN2, WatchESPN
1:00 p.m. — Practice 2 — ESPN2, WatchESPN

Saturday, March 26

10:00 a.m. — Practice 3 — ESPN2, WatchESPN
1:00 p.m. — Qualifying— ESPN2, WatchESPN

Sunday, March 27

1:00 p.m. — STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix race — ESPN, WatchESPN

Entry list

2022 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix starting grid

Pos Driver Car #
Pos Driver Car #
1 Sergio Pérez 11
2 Charles Leclerc 16
3 Carlos Sainz Jr. 55
4 Max Verstappen 33
5 Esteban Ocon 31
6 George Russell 63
7 Fernando Alonso 14
8 Valtteri Bottas 77
9 Pierre Gasly 10
10 Kevin Magnussen 20
11 Lando Norris 4
12 Guanyu Zhou 24
13 Lance Stroll 18
14 Daniel Ricciardo 3
15 Lewis Hamilton 44
16 Alexander Albon 23
17 Nico Hulkenberg 27
18 Nicholas Latifi 6