Austrian MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

MotoGP's Red Bull Ring double header concludes this weekend with the Austrian Grand Prix. Here's how you can watch the main race on Sunday.

Austrian MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

Pramac Ducati's Jorge Martin will start on pole position after setting a new lap record in qualifying, continuing the form he showed in the Styrian Grand Prix a week ago.

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo and factory Ducati rider Francesco Bagnaia will join Martin on the front row.

Quartararo is contesting the Austrian GP as the sole representative of the factory Yamaha squad after Maverick Vinales was suspended by the team for deliberately trying to blow up his engine last weekend.

Johann Zarco will start the race from fourth on the grid, ahead of top Honda rider Marc Marquez and Jack Miller - the latter making it four Ducatis in the top six.

What time does the Austrian MotoGP start today?

The Austrian GP will will get underway at 2pm local time (+2 GMT) on Sunday. The race distance has been fixed at 28 laps.

  • Date: Sunday, August 15, 2021
  • Start time: 12:00 GMT / 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 14:00 SAT / 15:00 EAT / 08:00 ET / 5:00 PT / 22:00 AEST / 21:00 JST / 17:30 IST

Can’t find your country or region in the list? Check the MotoGP schedule page for the broadcast times in your local timezone.

2021 MotoGP Austrian Grand Prix session timings

Session

GMT

BST

CEST

ET

PT

AEST

JST

IST

FP1

07:55

08:55

09:55

03:55

00:55

17:55

16:55

13:25

FP2

12:10

13:10

14:10

08:10

05:10

22:10

21:10

17:40

FP3

07:55

08:55

09:55

03:55

00:55

17:55

16:55

13:25

FP4

11:30

12:30

13:30

07:30

04:30

21:30

20:30

17:00

Qualifying

12:10

13:10

14:10

08:10

05:10

22:10 

21:10

17:40

Warm up

07:40

08:40 09:40

03:40

00:40

17:40

16:40

13:10

Race 

12:00

13:00

14:00

08:00

05:00

22:00

21:00

17:30

How can I watch the Austrian MotoGP?

The following channels will broadcast the Austrian MotoGP race:

Europe:

  • Spain: DAZN
  • UK: BT Sport
  • France: Canal+
  • Germany and Austria: ServusTV/DAZN
  • Italy: Sky Sport
  • Hungary: Spiler TV
  • Netherlands: Eurosport
  • Portugal: Sport TV

Asia:

  • Japan: G+/Hulu
  • Thailand: PPTV
  • India: Eurosport
  • Indonesia: Trans 7
  • Malaysia and Singapore: Fox Sports
  • China: Star Sports / Guangdong Television 
  • South Korea: Star Sports

Americas

  • USA: NBCSN
  • Canada: DAZN
  • Brazil: Fox Sports
  • Argentina: ESPN+

Oceania

  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • New Zealand: Spark Sport (new for 2021)

Africa

  • Sub-Saharan Africa - SuperSport / Canal+

Can I stream the Austrian MotoGP?

MotoGP offers its own on-demand streaming service for live coverage of grands prix. The MotoGP Video pass is available for an annual fee of 139.99 euros. Users also can subscribe to the service on a monthly basis for 29.99 euros. Several local broadcasters also stream MotoGP races on their official websites.

Austrian Grand Prix - Starting grid:

Cla # Rider Bike Time Gap
1 89 Spain Jorge Martin
Ducati 1'22.643
2 20 France Fabio Quartararo
Yamaha 1'22.677 0.034
3 63 Italy Francesco Bagnaia
Ducati 1'23.063 0.420
4 5 France Johann Zarco
Ducati 1'23.120 0.477
5 93 Spain Marc Marquez
Honda 1'23.227 0.584
6 43 Australia Jack Miller
Ducati 1'23.320 0.677
7 36 Spain Joan Mir
Suzuki 1'23.378 0.735
8 41 Spain Aleix Espargaro
Aprilia 1'23.423 0.780
9 88 Portugal Miguel Oliveira
KTM 1'23.499 0.856
10 33 South Africa Brad Binder
KTM 1'23.568 0.925
11 44 Spain Pol Espargaro
Honda 1'23.738 1.095
12 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami
Honda 1'23.990 1.347
13 42 Spain Alex Rins
Suzuki 1'23.470 0.827
14 73 Spain Alex Marquez
Honda 1'23.535 0.892
15 23 Italy Enea Bastianini
Ducati 1'23.790 1.147
16 27 Spain Iker Lecuona
KTM 1'23.825 1.182
17 10 Italy Luca Marini
Ducati 1'23.834 1.191
18 46 Italy Valentino Rossi
Yamaha 1'23.939 1.296
19 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci
KTM 1'24.405 1.762
20 35 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow
Yamaha 1'24.509 1.866
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