The new season of the Formula 1 has been started and people are looking to get information about different Grand Prix’s and how they can watch them online. In order to help the formula 1 fans we are going to share some live streaming guides. In this piece, we will discuss the Austrian Grand Prix 2021 Live Stream. However, before we start telling you guys about the live stream, we will tell you a bit about the Formula 1 2021 season.
Formula 1 2021
This season is going to be quite exciting due to some interesting driver lineups and the addition of new races to the F1 calendar. Most of the teams in the F1 grid have made a lot of changes in the driver line-ups. Ferrari has the youngest drivers in their history with Carlos Sainz replacing Sebastian Vettel who made the switch to the Aston Martin F1 team. RedBull has also made a change in their drivers with Sergio Perez replacing Alex Albon. This is the first time RedBull has not promoted the driver from their junior team Alpha Tauri.
McLaren has signed Daniel Riccardo who will bring a lot of experience to the team. To replace Daniel Riccardo in the team, Alpine F1 formerly known as Renault has signed Fernando Alonso. Alonso left the F1 in 2019 but now he is making a comeback and the French team will hope to do better in this season as compared to last year. Haas has changed its drivers bringing Mick Schumacher who is the son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher. He will be paired with Nikita Mazepin.
The main battle will be at the front with Max Verstappen looking to win this year championship. RedBull engine supplier Honda has brought several modifications in this year as Honda is leaving the F1 at the end of the season. RedBull is hoping that the modifications will help them in closing the gap to the Mercedes. By looking at the first two races, we can definitely say that they have closed the gap to Mercedes with Max Verstappen winning the second race of the season in Imola.
Current F1 2021 Drivers’ Standings
After the first two rounds of the season, Lewis Hamilton is leading the championship with 44 points. Behind him is Max Verstappen with 43 points. McLaren driver Lando Norris is third in the drivers’ standings with 27 points. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc is in the fourth position with 20 points. For complete driver standings, check the table given below.
|2||Max Verstappen||RED BULL RACING HONDA||43|
|3||Lando Norris||MCLAREN MERCEDES||27|
|7||Daniel Ricciardo||MCLAREN MERCEDES||14|
|8||Sergio Perez||RED BULL RACING HONDA||10|
|9||Pierre Gasly||ALPHATAURI HONDA||6|
|10||Lance Stroll||ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES||5|
|11||Yuki Tsunoda||ALPHATAURI HONDA||2|
|12||Esteban Ocon||ALPINE RENAULT||2|
|13||Fernando Alonso||ALPINE RENAULT||1|
|14||Kimi Räikkönen||ALFA ROMEO||0|
|15||Antonio Giovinazzi||ALFA ROMEO||0|
|16||George Russell||WILLIAMS MERCEDES||0|
|17||Sebastian Vettel||ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES||0|
|18||Mick Schumacher||HAAS FERRARI||0|
|19||Nikita Mazepin||HAAS FERRARI||0|
|20||Nicholas Latifi||WILLIAMS MERCEDES||0|
Current F1 2021 Constructor Standings
After the two races, Mercedes is at the top spot of constructor standings with 60 points, followed by RedBull with 53 points. In the third spot, we have McLaren with 41 points. For complete standings, see the table given below.
|2||RED BULL RACING HONDA||53|
|6||ASTON MARTIN MERCEDES||5|
|8||ALFA ROMEO RACING FERRARI||0|
What is the F1 2021 Schedule
In this season of F1, we are going to see some new races such as the Dutch Grand Prix and the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Both these race will push the total number of races to 23. The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will be another street and night race. It will be held in Jeddah and will definitely provide a lot of entertainment to the fans. For a complete schedule, see the list given below.
Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, 28 March 2021
Italy Imola Circuit, Imola, 18 April 2021
Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
Algarve International Circuit, Portimo, 2 May 2021
Portuguese Grand Prix
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmel, May 2021
Spanish Grand Prix
Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, 23 May 2021
Monaco Grand Prix
Baku City Circuit, Baku, 6 June 2021
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montral, 13 June 2021
Canadian Grand Prix
Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, 27 June 2021
Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, 4 July 2021
Austrian Grand Prix
Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, 18 July 2021
Hungaroring, Mogyord, 1 August 2021
Hungarian Grand Prix
Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot, 29 August 2021
Belgian Grand Prix
Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, 5 September 2021
Dutch Grand Prix
Monza Circuit, Monza, 12 September 2021
Italian Grand Prix
Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, 26 September 2021
Russian Grand Prix
Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore, 3 October 2021
Singapore Grand Prix
Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka, 10 October 2021
Japanese Grand Prix
Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, 24 October 2021
United States Grand Prix
Autdromo Hermanos Rodrguez, Mexico City, 31 October 2021
Mexico City Grand Prix
Autdromo Jos Carlos Pace, So Paulo, 7 November 2021
So Paulo Grand Prix
Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne, 21 November 2021
Australian Grand Prix
Jeddah Street Circuit, Jeddah, 5 December 2021
Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 12 December 2021
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
How to Watch Austrian Grand Prix 2021 live Stream
The Austrian Grand Prix will take place at the RedBull Ring in Spielberg from 2nd July to 4th July 2021. The first two practice sessions will take place on 2nd July, followed by 3rd practice and qualifying on 3rd July with the main race taking place on 4th July. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is expected that fans will not able to attend the race. But, F1 fans can see the live coverage of the Formula 1 races on different channels. You can check all the broadcasters on the following table.
Fox Sports Channels
Fox Sports Channels, Network Ten
Servus TV, ORF
AzTV, Idman Azerbaycan
RTBF, Telenet, Play Sport Open, VRT
Nova, Diema Sport
RDS, RDS 2, TSN, Noovo
CCTV, Tencent, Guangdong TV, Great Sports TV
CZECH REPUBLIC AND SLOVAKIA
TV3+, TV3 Sport, Viasat
C More Max, MTV
Sky Deutschland, RTL
ERT, Cosmote TV
The Sports Channel
Sky Italia, TV8
Fuji TV, DAZN
Fox Sports Channels, ESPN
RTL TlL tzebuerg
Viasat, Viasport 1, Viasport+, Viasat 4
Eleven Sports, Polsat
Digisport, Telekom Romania, Look Sport
SPAIN AND ANDORRA
Viasat, Viasat Motor, TV10
SRF, RSI, RTS
S Sport, S Sport Plus
C4, Sky Sports
ESPN, ESPN Deportes
How to Watch Austrian Grand Prix 2021 Live Stream in the United Kingdom
In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports and C4 (Channel 4) have the rights to broadcast the live coverage of Formula 1. Through their cable/satellite TV channel, you can watch all the race events live. These channels have a live streaming service as well where you can catch all the live-action. The live streaming service can be accessed on your mobile device and PC. Both services are paid and cannot be used without completing the sign-up process.
How to Watch Austrian Grand Prix 2021 Live Stream in the United States
In the US, ESPN has the broadcasting rights to show all the races live. You can watch the live coverage on the ESPN cable/satellite TV channel. It has a live streaming platform as well where different sports are streamed live. You can get subscribed to the live streaming platform and can access it from your mobile device and PC. ESPN is also available on DirecTV, Fubo TV and Sling TV. If you’re a subscriber to any one of these services then you can easily watch ESPN live on any smart device you want.
How to Watch Austrian Grand Prix 2021 Live Stream in the Indian Sub-continent
People residing in the Indian sub-continent can watch the live telecast of Formula 1 races on Star Sports. They are the sole broadcasters in the Indian sub-continent and you can watch the live coverage on their satellite/cable TV channel. For live streaming, people in India have to get subscribed to Hotstar which provides Star Sports live stream. Hotstar is a live streaming platform that is available on a mobile device and on a PC as well. You can download its app or you can use the Hotstar official website to watch the Austrian Grand Prix live stream.
Where You Can Watch the Free Live Streaming of Austrian Grand Prix
All the official broadcasters that we have mentioned above are paid ones and cannot be used without completing the registration process. However, there are some unofficial platforms where you can enjoy the F1 live-action. Websites like Total Sportek, CricHD, Firstrowsports, etc. are the platforms where all the races streams are shown live. You don’t need to complete any registration procedure on these websites. Just go to the website and click on the link you think is best. After clicking on the start button, an advertisement will pop up on your screen. In the next step, close the tab and start watching the live stream on any device you like. The live streams available on these websites are free of cost and are of good quality.
Why You Need a VPN to Access Austrian GP Live Stream
When you’re accessing an official telecaster live stream, you get a geo-restriction error on your screen. It is due to the restriction added by the telecaster. Formula 1 governing council distribute the broadcasting rights to different channels for different regions. For example, ESPN has the rights to telecast the F1 races live in the US territory. They cannot show the live coverage outside the US. If they do then they will be doing a broadcasting right infringement. This is why the official live streams aren’t available in all regions and you cannot access them without a VPN. With a VPN, you can show the telecaster that you’re in the local area by selecting a different region from where you want the traffic to come from.
Once the broadcaster sees that you’re accessing the live stream from the local area, it unblocks the live stream for you. However, to show the broadcaster that you are from a different region, you need a good VPN service. So, to help you guys, we will tell you about some good VPN services available on the internet.
NordVPN is a simple VPN service that allows you to access different geo-restricted live streams and provides protection from hackers. It hides your online identity and doesn’t let anyone track your activities on the internet. If the Austrian GP live streaming isn’t available in your area then NordVPN is your best option. As it will allow you to change your location which gives access to the live stream. Due to the change in location, the broadcaster thinks that you’re from the local area and gives you access to the live stream. With NordVPN, you don’t have to face any lag in streaming.
It is another premium VPN service that gives online protection to the users and let users access the blocked content in their area. ExpressVPN has a lot of security features and considered one of the best in business. For example, the Netflix library in all countries isn’t the same. But, with ExpressVPN you can change your online location and access the Netflix US library from any part of the world. The same is in the case of the Formula 1 live stream. If you’re in a country where live streaming isn’t available then you can turn on ExpressVPN and get access to the live stream. It is not a free service and you will be charged according to the package you choose.
CyberGhost is another name that comes to mind when we talk about the best VPNs. It has strong data encryption that keeps you safe from online data theft and also gives you access to tons of geo-restricted content. With few clicks, you can change your online location and tell the telecaster that you’re from another country. So, if you’re facing any problems in accessing the Austrian Grand Prix live stream then you can always use CyberGhost to access it. It is a paid app and cannot be used without paying the subscription fee.
Austrian Grand Prix is just two months away and fans can expect to see a great race especially RedBull fans as it will be the home race for RedBull Honda Racing. We have provided all the live streaming information you need to know. We have given both free and paid options to you. So, it is entirely up to you to decide which platform best serves your needs.
Well, there you have it guys! This guide was all about the Austrian Grand Prix 2021 live stream. If you have found this guide helpful then let us know.