MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix - Start time, how to watch & more

Following the opening double header in Qatar, MotoGP returns to action this weekend at the Portimao Circuit. Here's how you can watch the Portuguese Grand Prix this weekend in your country.

MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix - Start time, how to watch & more

What time does the Portuguese MotoGP start today?

The Portuguese GP will get underway at 13:00 local time (+1 GMT) on Sunday.

The race distance is set at 25 laps. 

  • Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
  • Start time:  12:00 GMT / 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 08:00 ET / 5:00 PT / 22:00 AEST / 21:00 JST / 14:00 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 Portuguese Grand Prix session timings

Session

GMT

BST

CEST

ET

PT

AEST

JST

IST

FP1

08:55

09:55

10:55

04:55

01:55

18:55

17:55

14:25

FP2

13:10

14:10

15:10

09:10

06:10

23:10

22:10

18:40

FP3

08:55

09:55

10:55

04:55

01:55

18:55

17:55

14:25

FP4

12:30

13:30

14:30

08:30

05:30

22:30

21:30

18:00

Qualifying

13:10

14:10

15:10

09:10

06:10

23:10 

22:10

18:40

Warm up

08:30

09:30 10:30

04:30

01:30

18:30

17:30

14:00

Race 

12:00

13:00

14:00

08:00

05:00

22:00

21:00

17:30

How can I watch the Portuguese MotoGP?

The following channels will broadcast the Portuguese 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 Portuguese 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.

Starting grid:

Cla Rider Bike Time Gap
1 France Fabio Quartararo Yamaha 1'38.862  
2 Spain Alex Rins Suzuki 1'38.951 0.089
3 France Johann Zarco Ducati 1'38.991 0.129
4 Australia Jack Miller Ducati 1'39.061 0.199
5 Italy Franco Morbidelli Yamaha 1'39.103 0.241
6 Spain Marc Marquez Honda 1'39.121 0.259
7 Spain Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 1'39.169 0.307
8 Italy Luca Marini Ducati 1'39.386 0.524
9 Spain Joan Mir Suzuki 1'39.398 0.536
10 Portugal Miguel Oliveira KTM 1'39.445 0.583
11 Italy Francesco Bagnaia Ducati 1'39.482 0.620
12 Spain Maverick Viñales Yamaha 1'39.807 0.945
13 Spain Alex Marquez Honda 1'39.530 0.668
14 Spain Pol Espargaro Honda 1'39.710 0.848
15 South Africa Brad Binder KTM 1'39.776 0.914
16 Italy Enea Bastianini Ducati 1'39.855 0.993
17 Italy Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1'39.943 1.081
18 Italy Danilo Petrucci KTM 1'40.202 1.340
19 Spain Iker Lecuona KTM 1'40.408 1.546
20 Italy Lorenzo Savadori Aprilia 1'40.444 1.582
21 Japan Takaaki Nakagami Honda    
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