After the Emilia Romagna GP was cancelled as a result of flooding within the area, the Monaco GP welcomed F1 from one other mini break with a dramatic race weekend filled with speaking factors.
From Max Verstappen’s newest masterclass, to Purple Bull team-mate Sergio Perez’s nightmare in Monte Carlo, the principality witnessed an enormous swing within the title combat in the direction of the Dutchman as he now leads the standings by 39 factors.
Fernando Alonso was Verstappen’s nearest challenger however he needed to accept second – nonetheless his greatest results of the season – to maintain inside touching distance of the Purple Bull pair.
Whereas Alpine’s Esteban Ocon additionally impressed with a shock podium in Monaco, Mercedes debuted its main upgrades with a optimistic response forward of a second and more true take a look at of the updates on the Spanish GP.
Daniel Ricciardo, McLaren MCL36
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Full 2023 Spanish GP session timings
Friday 2 June 2023
Free Follow 1: 12:30pm-1:30pm BST (1:30pm-2:30pm native)
Free Follow 2: 4:00pm-5:00pm BST (5:00pm-6:00pm native)
Saturday 3 June 2023
Free Follow 3: 11:30am-12:30pm BST (12:30pm-1:30pm native)
Qualifying: 3:00pm-4:00pm BST (4:00pm-5:00pm native)
Sunday 4 June 2023
Race: 2:00pm BST (3:00pm native)
How can I watch Method 1?
In the UK Method 1 is just broadcast reside on Sky Sports activities, with highlights proven on Channel 4 a number of hours after the race has completed. Reside streaming by means of NOW can also be out there within the UK.
Sky Sports activities F1, which broadcasts the F1 races, could be added as a part of the Sky Sports activities channels which prices £24 a month for brand spanking new prospects. Sky Sports activities may also be accessed by means of NOW with a one-off day fee of £11.98p or a month membership of £34.99p per thirty days.
Followers wanting to observe the race without spending a dime should wait till the Saturday night time (qualifying) or Sunday night time (grand prix) to see the highlights on Channel 4.
Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522, Zhou Guanyu, Alfa Romeo C42, Nicholas Latifi, Williams FW44, chase the pack
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How can I watch the Spanish GP?
Channel: Sky Sports activities F1 and Sky Sports activities Foremost Occasion
Channel numbers – Sky: 406 and 401
Channel numbers – Virgin Media: 506 and 501
Sky Sports activities has reside and unique broadcasting rights in the UK, with the build-up to the F1 Spanish GP race ranging from 12:30pm on Sky Sports activities F1 and on Sky Sports activities Foremost Occasion from 1pm forward of lights out at 2:00pm.
When can I watch the Spanish GP highlights?
Channel: Channel 4
Begin time: Qualifying – 7:40pm Saturday, Grand Prix – 6:30pm Sunday
Channel 4 has the rights to indicate the Spanish GP highlights of qualifying and the total grand prix.
Will the Spanish GP be on the radio?
Reside radio protection of each apply, qualifying and race for the 2023 F1 season will probably be out there on the BBC Radio 5 Reside or 5 Reside Sports activities Additional stations and by way of the BBC Sport web site.
Protection of the Spanish GP will begin at 2:00pm BST on BBC Radio 5 Reside and the BBC Sounds app.
Climate forecast for the Spanish GP
Barcelona is ready for heat and sunny situations all through the race weekend, however with a good likelihood of rain on Saturday and Sunday. Highs of 25 levels Celsius are predicted on Sunday for the beginning of the race, with sunny situations however an opportunity of showers.
Most F1 Spanish GP wins
Michael Schumacher: 6 wins (1995, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
Lewis Hamilton: 6 wins (2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
Jackie Stewart: 3 wins (1969, 1970, 1971)
Nigel Mansell: 3 wins (1987, 1991, 1992)
Alain Prost: 3 wins (1988, 1990, 1993)
Mika Hakkinen: 3 wins (1998, 1999, 2000)