US Grand Prix 2018: Start time, live stream, TV channel and news for today’s race in Austin, Texas

LEWIS HAMILTON is revving up to land his fifth world drivers’ championship over 56 laps of the Circuit of The Americas near Austin in Texas.

The US Grand Prix sees the British superstar 67 points clear of nearest rival Sebastian Vettel after four consecutive victories.

Lewis Hamilton is close to landing his fifth world drivers’ championship

If Hamilton wins in Texas and Ferrari ace Vettel finishes any worse than second, the Mercedes man will be crowned world champion yet again.

Where can I watch the US Grand Prix?

US Grand Prix weekend – including the race proper – will be screened live in the UK by Sky Sports on its dedicated Sky Sports F1 channel.

It will also be aired live by Channel 4.

Hamilton celebrates victory in Austin in 2015
AP:Associated Press

Subscribers to F1’s own app can hear radio commentary on the race proper from the BBC and access live data around each session.

Alternatively, you can follow all the action on the SunSport live BLOG.

What time does the US Grand Prix take place?


Practice 1: 4.00pm, Friday, October 19

Practice 2: 8.00pm, Friday, October 19

Practice 3: 7.00pm, Saturday, October 20

Qualifying: 10.00pm, Saturday October 20

Race: 7.10pm, Sunday October 21

How can Lewis Hamilton win the world drivers’ title at the US GP?

Hamilton will clinch the title if he wins the race and Vettel is lower than second – or if Hamilton scores eight more points than him.



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