Every 2016 race live on Sky Sports F1
All 21 races, plus every practice session and qualifying hour, to be broadcast live on Sky Sports F1; New season underway in Australia on March 20, exclusively live on Sky F1
Last Updated: 18/01/16 9:20pm
Sky Sports F1 will broadcast every Formula 1 race in 2016 live as the sport embarks on its record-breaking 21-grand prix schedule.
Eleven of the 21 races will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports F1, including Monaco, Canada and three of the first four races.
Sky Sports F1 viewers can enjoy exclusively live coverage from Melbourne on March 20 as Lewis Hamilton begins his bid to become the first ever British driver to win four world titles. This season also sees the return of Hockenheim in Germany, the only place to watch the race live on July 31 will be on Sky Sports F1.
Sky Sports Head of F1, Martin Turner, said: "This season offers everything. More races, more stories and more drama and only on Sky Sports F1 can viewers enjoy the complete story live. All eyes will again be on Lewis Hamilton while Mercedes and Ferrari will go head to head for the Constructors title.
"Our award-winning coverage will be there from the opening grid to the final chequered flag on our dedicated F1 channel and across our digital platforms."
Commentary this season will come from Martin Brundle and David Croft, with expert analysis by Damon Hill, Anthony Davidson and Johnny Herbert. Presenter Simon Lazenby will be fronting the coverage alongside reporter Ted Kravitz. There will be a host of programming, features and archive footage throughout the year.
Every race live
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Viewers can watch live on TV with Dolby 5.1 surround sound, via Sky Go or using Race Control accessed via the red button, or the Sky Sports App for iPad. Non-subscribers can also follow the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship without a contract through online TV streaming service NOW TV by purchasing a Sky Sports Day Pass for £6.99 or Sky Sports Week Pass for £10.99.
20 March: Australia - Exclusively live
3 April: Bahrain - Live
17 April: China - Exclusively live
1 May: Russia - Exclusively live
15 May: Spain - Live
29 May: Monaco - Exclusively live
12 June: Canada - Exclusively live
19 June: Azerbaijan - Live
3 July: Austria - Exclusively live
10 July: Great Britain - Live
24 July: Hungary - Live
31 July: Germany - Exclusively live
28 August: Belgium - Live
4 September: Italy - Live
18 September: Singapore - Exclusively live
2 October: Malaysia - Live
9 October: Japan - Exclusively live
23 October: USA - Exclusively live
30 October: Mexico - Live
13 November: Brazil - Exclusively live
27 November: Abu Dhabi - Live
The first Barcelona test starts on Monday February 22 and the Sky Sports F1 Digital team will be providing live commentary from dawn until dusk on all four days while Sky Sports News HQ will also deliver live updates from trackside.