How to Stream Formula 1 Grand Prix with a VPN

Published: Nov 29, 2017

Buckle up! The 2018 Formula One season is coming your way!

With fast cars and top racers, are you wondering how to watch Formula 1 streams in HD?

Formula 1 cars are the fastest in the world, and you can follow the races at full speed with a VPN.

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How to get the fastest Formula 1 streams

The answer? Use a VPN. A VPN is short for virtual private network. When you connect to one, you’re able to encrypt your data and take on an IP address from a VPN location of your choice.

Browse F1 streams securely and in HD, and with ExpressVPN you can choose from 145+ locations in 94 countries. Fired up yet?

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See all F1 streaming options below!

How to watch F1 Grand Prix 2018 with a VPN

Now you know how VPNs work, let’s get down to how you can use one to stream your favorite races. There are a bunch of different F1 broadcasters this year, but below are ExpressVPN’s top picks.

Watch Formula 1 races on TENplay and Fox Sports (AU)

Rejoice, Aussie fans, because Network Ten and Fox is live streaming EVERY Formula 1 race this year. The best part? You can catch every nail-biting win with a VPN.

Here’s how:

  1. Sign up for an ExpressVPN account
  2. Connect to any VPN location in Australia
  3. Visit or and sign in
  4. Sit back and stream with extra privacy!

Stream F1 live on Sky Sports (UK)

Living in the UK? You can catch every race on Sky Sports F1. Be sure to visit the Sky Sports F1 for the latest news and updatesKeep in mind these times are in GMT, so be sure to set your clocks accordingly.

To stream with a VPN simply:

  1. Get ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to any UK VPN location
  3. Visit (remember to sign in to your account)
  4. Enjoy the races!

Stream Formula 1 Grand Prix on NBC Sports (USA)

Move over, Nascar. This year NBC Sports is also streaming every 2017 F1 race. Unfortunately, a U.S. cable subscription is required. But hey, if you already have one, then NBC is your best bet.

Here’s how to stream it with a VPN:

  1. Download ExpressVPN
  2. Connect to any VPN location in the U.S.
  3. Visit (you may need to enter your U.S. cable provider’s info in order to stream)
  4. Kick back and enjoy!

2018 FIA calendar

Here’s a 2018 F1 event breakdown courtesy of FIA. Be sure to check your streaming site of choice for times.

* = dates may be subject to change

Date Venue Formula 1 Grand Prix
25 March Melbourne Australia
8 April* Sakhir Bahrain
15 April* Shanghai China
29 April Baku Azerbaijan
13 May Barcelona Spain
27 May Monaco Monaco
10 June Montreal Canada
24 June Le Castellet France
1 July Spielberg Austria
8 July Silverstone Great Britain
22 July Hockenheim Germany
29 July Budapest Hungary
26 August Spa-Francorchamps Belgium
2 September Monza Italy
16 September Singapore Singapore
30 September Sochi Russia
7 October Suzuka Japan
21 October Austin USA
28 October Mexico City Mexico
11 November Sao Paulo Brazil
25 November Yas Marina Abu Dhabi

ExpressVPN users, start your engines!

Lewis Hamilton continues to dominate as one of the greatest racers of all time. But Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen will be gunning for his throne. Can Hamilton continue his reign?

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Happy streaming!

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4 thoughts on “Formula 1

  1. Will streaming to Europe / The Netherlands also be possible by Express VPN? Who will be the broadcaster for Europe or The Netherlands.

    1. Hi Rene,

      ExpressVPN can help you enjoy Formula 1 streams (and streams for other sports) no matter where you are. For the Netherlands, Ziggo Sport will be the broadcaster. To stream:
      1. See the list of broadcasters:
      2. Select a broadcaster and connect to an ExpressVPN location in the same country
      3. You’re done!

      Be sure to contact Support ( if you need assistance 🙂

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