2020 F1 race times confirmed – including Vietnam and Dutch Grands Prix

Hanoi circuit under construction
Hanoi circuit under construction

Practice, qualifying and race times have been announced for the 2020 F1 season – including those for April’s inaugural Vietnam Grand Prix and the returning Dutch Grand Prix in May.

The Vietnam race, to be staged on the all-new Hanoi Circuit, will start at 14:10 local time (07:10 GMT), while the lights will go out at Zandvoort for the Netherlands round at 15:10 local time (13:10 GMT).

Among other minor schedule changes, the British and United States Grands Prix will both start an hour later than in 2019. Full details below…

2020 F1 SESSION TIMES (Local Time)

GRAND PRIX FP1/FP2/FP3 QUALIFYING RACE
Australia 1200/1600/1400 1700 1610
Bahrain 1400/1800/1500 1800 1810
Vietnam 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
China 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
Netherlands 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Spain 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Monaco* 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Azerbaijan 1300/1700/1400 1700 1610
Canada 1100/1500/1100 1400 1410
France 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Austria 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Great Britain 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Hungary 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Belgium 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Italy 1100/1500/1200 1500 1510
Singapore 1630/2030/1800 2100 2010
Russia 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
Japan** TBA TBA TBA
United States 1100/1500/1300 1600 1410
Mexico 1100/1500/1000 1300 1310
Brazil 1100/1500/1200 1500 1410
Abu Dhabi 1300/1700/1400 1700 1710

*Free Practice 1 and 2 take place on Thursday in Monaco, with FP3 on Saturday. At all other rounds, FP1 and 2 are on Friday. **Times for Japan will be confirmed in the next few weeks.

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