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

Sochi hosts the Russian GP
Sochi hosts the Russian GP

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

Russian Grand Prix: Weekend schedule & TV guide

Friday September 27

  • Practice 1: 0900 BST
  • Practice 2: 1300 BST

Saturday September 28

  • Practice 3: 1000 BST
  • Qualifying: 1300 BST

Sunday September 29

  • Race: 1210 BST

TV coverage

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

Russian Grand Prix: Sky Bet odds

Mercedes and Ferrari have dominated this race and that will continue on Sunday according to Sky Bet, who have the four drivers all priced between 7/4 and 4/1 with others 12/1 and bigger.

Lewis Hamilton heads the betting narrowly from Charles Leclerc ahead of first practice.

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F1 Insider tips

  • 2pts e.w. Valtteri Bottas to win the Russian Grand Prix at 6/1
  • 2pts no safety car deployed at 2/1

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Russian Grand Prix: Track guide

  • Venue: Sochi
  • Circuit length: 5.848 km (3.634 mi)
  • Race distance: 309.745 km (192.466 mi)
  • Laps: 53
  • Turns: 19
  • 2018 winner: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  • 2018 pole position: Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
  • 2018 fastest race lap: Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

Russian Grand Prix: Last five podiums

2018

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
  3. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)

2017

  1. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)
  2. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
  3. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)

2016

  1. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  3. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)

2015

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
  3. Sergio Perez (Force India)

2014

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
  2. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
  3. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)

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