Valencia MotoGP qualifying - Start time, how to watch

Spain plays host to the final round of the 2021 MotoGP season. Here's how you can watch qualifying for the Valencia Grand Prix.

Valencia MotoGP qualifying - Start time, how to watch

Ducati's Jack Miller led the way in free practice on Friday, leading the Honda of Pol Espargaro. Newly-crowned champion Fabio Quartararo was a distant 15th, seven places behind Yamaha teammate Franco Morbidelli.

What time does qualifying for the Valencia MotoGP start? 

The qualifying for the Valencia Grand Prix will begin at 2:10pm local time (+1 GMT) at Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

  • Date: Saturday, November 13
  • Start time: 13:10 GMT / 14:10 CEST / 15:10 SAT / 16:10 EAT /  08:10 ET / 05:10 PT / 00:10 AEDT (Sunday) / 22:10 JST / 18:40 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 Valencia Grand Prix session timings

Session

GMT

CET

ET

PT

AEDT

JST

IST

FP1

08:55

09:55

03:55

00:55

19:55

17:55

14:25

FP2

13:10

14:10

08:10

05:10

00:10¹

22:10

18:40

FP3

08:55 09:55

03:55

00:55

19:55

17:55

14:25

FP4

12:30 13:30

07:30

04:30

23:30

21:30

18:00

Qualifying

13:10

14:10

08:10

05:10

00:10¹

22:10

18:40

Warm up

08:40

09:40

03:40

00:40

19:40

17:40

14:10

Race 

13:00

14:00

08:00

05:00

00:00¹

22:00

18:30

How can I watch Valencia MotoGP qualifying?

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 qualifying?

MotoGP offers its own on-demand streaming service that includes live coverage of all qualifying and races. 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.

FP1 results:

Cla # Rider Bike Time Gap
1 27 Spain Iker Lecuona
KTM 1'40.569
2 43 Australia Jack Miller
Ducati 1'40.724 0.155
3 88 Portugal Miguel Oliveira
KTM 1'40.730 0.161
4 5 France Johann Zarco
Ducati 1'40.940 0.371
5 36 Spain Joan Mir
Suzuki 1'40.943 0.374
6 63 Italy Francesco Bagnaia
Ducati 1'41.015 0.446
7 10 Italy Luca Marini
Ducati 1'41.104 0.535
8 21 Italy Franco Morbidelli
Yamaha 1'41.200 0.631
9 44 Spain Pol Espargaro
Honda 1'41.300 0.731
10 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami
Honda 1'41.486 0.917
11 42 Spain Alex Rins
Suzuki 1'41.512 0.943
12 89 Spain Jorge Martin
Ducati 1'41.547 0.978
13 41 Spain Aleix Espargaro
Aprilia 1'41.889 1.320
14 23 Italy Enea Bastianini
Ducati 1'41.974 1.405
15 20 France Fabio Quartararo
Yamaha 1'42.081 1.512
16 73 Spain Alex Marquez
Honda 1'42.158 1.589
17 33 South Africa Brad Binder
KTM 1'42.168 1.599
18 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Yamaha 1'42.182 1.613
19 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci
KTM 1'42.438 1.869
20 12 Spain Maverick Viñales
Aprilia 1'42.767 2.198
46 Italy Valentino Rossi
Yamaha 1'52.981 12.412

FP2 results:

Cla # Rider Bike Time Gap
1 43 Australia Jack Miller
Ducati 1'30.927
2 44 Spain Pol Espargaro
Honda 1'30.939 0.012
3 63 Italy Francesco Bagnaia
Ducati 1'30.995 0.068
4 42 Spain Alex Rins
Suzuki 1'31.336 0.409
5 89 Spain Jorge Martin
Ducati 1'31.396 0.469
6 30 Japan Takaaki Nakagami
Honda 1'31.427 0.500
7 36 Spain Joan Mir
Suzuki 1'31.513 0.586
8 33 South Africa Brad Binder
KTM 1'31.521 0.594
9 4 Italy Andrea Dovizioso
Yamaha 1'31.597 0.670
10 5 France Johann Zarco
Ducati 1'31.603 0.676
11 20 France Fabio Quartararo
Yamaha 1'31.708 0.781
12 41 Spain Aleix Espargaro
Aprilia 1'31.820 0.893
13 21 Italy Franco Morbidelli
Yamaha 1'31.832 0.905
14 73 Spain Alex Marquez
Honda 1'31.852 0.925
15 9 Italy Danilo Petrucci
KTM 1'32.083 1.156
16 27 Spain Iker Lecuona
KTM 1'32.098 1.171
17 88 Portugal Miguel Oliveira
KTM 1'32.208 1.281
18 12 Spain Maverick Viñales
Aprilia 1'32.214 1.287
19 23 Italy Enea Bastianini
Ducati 1'32.219 1.292
20 10 Italy Luca Marini
Ducati 1'32.229 1.302
21 46 Italy Valentino Rossi
Yamaha 1'32.285 1.358
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