The 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix runs from Friday November 17 until Sunday November 19, although practice and qualifying are out of the way now. The race begins (and should end) late on Saturday night local time. Despite it being a North American race, to the European viewer the times are more akin to a race in the Far East. 

What time do the sessions start?

All times Greenwich Mean Time

Friday, November 17

First practice: 4.30am
Second practice: 10am

Saturday, November 18

Third practice: 4.30am
Qualifying: 8am

Sunday, November 19

Las Vegas Grand Prix: 6am

What TV channel is it on?

Sky Sports F1 have near-exclusive live coverage rights in the UK this year and indeed for the next few with their usual excellent team. 

Sky’s qualifying coverage on Saturday begins at 7am GMT with their race program starting at 4.30am on Sunday. 

Channel 4 also have an extended highlights package with their qualifying coverage at 11.40am on Saturday morning, with their race program at 12.30pm on Sunday. 

What is the track like?

As with many newly-constructed street circuits, the Las Vegas Strip Circuit has its own style. The main characteristics are a few long-ish “straights” (albeit with a couple of flat-out kinks in two of them) and some twisty sections in the first half of the lap. 

Watch below for an onboard video of George Russell’s fastest lap from third pratice.

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