Belgian Grand Prix guide: What time does it start, TV channel, odds, predictions & track guide

Spa-Francorchamps hosts the Belgian Grand Prix
Spa-Francorchamps hosts the Belgian Grand Prix

All the key details ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, including the full weekend race schedule, start times and TV coverage, a track guide and latest odds.

Belgian Grand Prix: Weekend schedule & TV guide

Friday August 29

  • Practice 1: 1000 BST
  • Practice 2: 1400 BST

Saturday August 30

  • Practice 3: 1100 BST
  • Qualifying: 1400 BST

Sunday September 1

  • Race: 1410 BST

TV coverage

Sky Sports F1 and Channel 4 will be broadcasting the race and all the other sessions live.

Belgian Grand Prix: Sky Bet odds

Sky Bet have Lewis Hamilton as their 7/4 favourite to win and extend his lead in the F1 Drivers' Championship, with Ferrari duo Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc considered his biggest dangers.

There are five drivers priced up as realistic winners and it's 500/1 bar.

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Belgian Grand Prix: Track guide

  • Venue: Spa-Francorchamps
  • Circuit length: 7.004km (4.352mi)
  • Race distance: 308.052km (191.415mi)
  • Laps: 44
  • Turns: 20
  • 2018 winner: Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
  • 2018 pole position: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  • 2018 fastest race lap: Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

Belgian Grand Prix: Last five podiums

2018

  1. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

2017

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
  3. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)

2016

  1. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  2. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
  3. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2015

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  3. Romain Grosjean (Lotus)

2014

  1. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
  2. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
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