British MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

Silverstone returns to the MotoGP calendar in 2021 after being axed from last year's schedule. Here's how and when you can watch the British Grand Prix.

British MotoGP - Start time, how to watch & more

Pol Espargaro claimed Honda's pole position of the season with an impressive effort in qualifying, beating Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia and championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha).

Jorge Martin made his way from Q1 to qualify fourth on the Pramac, while Marc Marquez finished fifth to round off a strong qualifying session for Honda.

Cal Crutchlow, replacing the ousted Maverick Vinales at Yamaha, will line up 19th on the grid.

What time does the British MotoGP start today?

The British GP will will get underway at 2pm local time (+1 GMT) at Silverstone. The race distance has been fixed at 28 laps.

  • Date: Sunday, August 29, 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 British 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 British MotoGP?

The following channels will broadcast the British MotoGP race:

Europe:

  • Spain: DAZN
  • UK: BT Sport and ITV
  • 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 British 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.

British Grand Prix - Starting grid:

Cla Rider Bike Time Gap
1 Spain Pol Espargaro
Honda 1'58.889
2 Italy Francesco Bagnaia
Ducati 1'58.911 0.022
3 France Fabio Quartararo
Yamaha 1'58.925 0.036
4 Spain Jorge Martin
Ducati 1'59.074 0.185
5 Spain Marc Marquez
Honda 1'59.086 0.197
6 Spain Aleix Espargaro
Aprilia 1'59.273 0.384
7 Australia Jack Miller
Ducati 1'59.368 0.479
8 Italy Valentino Rossi
Yamaha 1'59.531 0.642
9 France Johann Zarco
Ducati 1'59.579 0.690
10 Spain Alex Rins
Suzuki 1'59.639 0.750
11 Spain Joan Mir
Suzuki 1'59.763 0.874
12 South Africa Brad Binder
KTM 1'59.977 1.088
13 Italy Enea Bastianini
Ducati 1'59.553 0.664
14 Italy Luca Marini
Ducati 1'59.764 0.875
15 Japan Takaaki Nakagami
Honda 1'59.881 0.992
16 Italy Danilo Petrucci
KTM 1'59.997 1.108
17 Spain Alex Marquez
Honda 2'00.117 1.228
18 Spain Iker Lecuona
KTM 2'00.131 1.242
19 United Kingdom Cal Crutchlow
Yamaha 2'00.217 1.328
20 Portugal Miguel Oliveira
KTM 2'00.391 1.502
21 United Kingdom Jake Dixon
Yamaha 2'00.869 1.980
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