F1 qualifying live updates, results, grid order from Chinese Grand Prix 2024 in Shanghai, China

Formula 1 has returned to China and it’s already been a busy weekend in Shanghai.

Lando Norris took out a fascinating Shootout on Friday before Max Verstappen won the first sprint race of the season earlier today.

Who will have pace in qualifying today? 

There will also be plenty of attention on Stake F1 Team driver Guanyu Zhou, who is the only local driver on the grid.

The Sporting News will follow qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix, providing live updates and results.

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F1 grid, qualifying times for Japanese Grand Prix

The below table will be updated once qualifying has been concluded.

Position Driver Team Qual. time

* Eliminated after Q2
** Eliminated after Q1

F1 Japan: Live updates from Chinese Grand Prix qualifying

15 mins to start of qualifying: After a wet qualifying session on Friday, the conditions are less unpredictable today. Shanghai is currently dry and cloudy, with a temperature of 23 degrees Celsius.

30 mins to start of qualifying: The last pole-sitter in Shanghai? Valtteri Bottas back in 2019. Fair to say the grid has changed a bit since then…

45 mins to start of qualifying: In case you missed it, Verstappen took out today’s sprint race. Norris started from pole but ran wide on the opening lap, finishing in P6. Hamilton and Perez rounded out the podium.

1 hour to start of qualifying: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News‘ live coverage of the Chinese Grand Prix main qualifying session for 2024. 

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Chinese F1 schedule: What time is qualifying in Shanghai?

  UK USA Canada Australia India
Date Sat. Apr. 20 Sat. Apr. 20 Sat. Apr. 20 Sat. Apr. 20 Sat. Apr. 20
Time 8 a.m. BST 3 a.m. ET 3 a.m. ET 5 p.m. AEST 12:30 p.m. IST

China F1 schedule: What time is the Chinese Grand Prix race?

  UK USA Canada Australia India
Date Sun. Apr. 21 Sun. Apr. 21 Sun. Apr. 21 Sun. Apr. 21 Sun. Apr. 21
Time 8 a.m. BST 3 a.m. ET 3 a.m. ET 5 p.m. AEST 12:30 p.m. IST

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How to watch the 2024 F1 season in the USA

  • TV channel: ABC / ESPN
  • Live stream: Fubo / ESPN+ / Hulu / Sling TV / YouTube TV

ESPN’s wide-reaching sporting network is showing every F1 race for US audiences in 2024, utilising Sky Sports’ live broadcasts, and also showing some free-to-air circuits on ABC.

US-based F1 fans can also stream each race live using Fubo, which is offering a FREE trial right now, or use ESPN+ among other streaming options. Meanwhile, ESPN Deportes is the exclusive Spanish-language home for all F1 races in the United States.

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How to watch the 2024 F1 season in Canada

  • TV channel: TSN (English); RDS / Noovo (French)
  • Live stream: TSN Direct 

For F1 fans in Canada, TSN are providing the English-language broadcast of each race, while RDS and Noovo are doing the same for French-speaking viewers.

Races can also be streamed through TSN’s own streaming service, TSN Direct.

How to watch the 2024 F1 season in the UK

  • TV channel: Sky Sports F1
  • Live stream: NOW TV / Sky Go app

As ever, Sky Sports’ dedicated Formula One channel, Sky Sports F1, are showing all the action from every single session in 2024.

For fans planning to live stream their fill of F1 this season, you can also watch by using the Sky Go app if you’re an existing subscriber, or by purchasing a Sky Sports Pass on NOW TV.

How to watch the 2024 F1 season in Australia

  • TV channel: Fox Sports
  • Live stream: Kayo Sports / Foxtel Go 

Fox Sports will brodcast every race for Australian-based audiences in 2024.



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