Formula 1 returns for the first race of a back-to-back weekend, as the Red Bull Ring hosts the Austrian Grand Prix.

The track is a high-speed but short rollercoaster that takes the drivers around the Styrian hills in just over a minute and often creates great racing action.

12 months ago, it was Ferrari who prevailed at the circuit with Charles Leclerc and it remains its latest victory in F1.

Max Verstappen is seeking his fifth consecutive win this time around and can build on his championship lead, which currently reads as 69 points over team-mate Sergio Perez.

The weekend will also mark the second sprint round of 2023, which promises to further mix up the order and create drama.

See the times for all of the weekend sessions below.

SessionDateTime (Local)Time (BST)Time (ET)FP1Friday, June 3013:30 – 14:3012:30 – 13:3007:30 – 08:30QualifyingFriday, June 3017:00 – 18:0016:00 – 17:0011:00 – 12:00Sprint ShootoutSaturday, July 112:0011:0006:00SprintSaturday, July 116:3015:3010:30Austrian Grand PrixSunday, July 215:0014:0009:00

Driver and team line-up

TeamEngineCarNationalityDriversDriver No.

Red BullRed BullRB19
Max Verstappen
Sergio Perez1

Charles Leclerc
Carlos Sainz16

Lewis Hamilton
George Russell44

Esteban Ocon
Pierre Gasly31

Lando Norris
Oscar Piastri4

Alfa RomeoFerrariC43
Valtteri Bottas
Guanyu Zhou77

Aston MartinMercedesAMR23
Fernando Alonso
Lance Stroll14

HaasFerrariHaas VF-23
Kevin Magnussen
Nico Hulkenberg20

AlphaTauriRed BullAT04
Yuki Tsunoda
Nyck de Vries22

Alex Albon
Logan Sargeant23

How to watch the 2023 Austrian GP

Coverage of all the action in the UK and Ireland will be shown live, with free-to-air highlights available later in the day.  

Watch Live: Sky Sports F1 will broadcast every session live, as well as build-up and post-session shows to qualifying and the race. 

Highlights: Channel 4 will provide highlight shows of the qualifying and race sessions, a number of hours after the live event has ended on Sky Sports.  

Live Stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to catch all of the action through the Sky Go app, which requires an internet connection to access. Alternatively, they can access through NOW TV.  

TV broadcast start times

Sky Sports F1   

Friday: FP1 – 12:00 Qualifying – 15:30

Saturday: Sprint Shootout – 10:30

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