Finding a live streaming platform for Formula 1 is quite easy, with so many options available on the internet. So, to help you guys further with the live streaming, we have decided to come up with articles that provide all the information about F1 races and their live stream. In this piece, we are going to tell you about Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021 live stream. To know all about it, you need to read the article to the end.
Formula 1 2021
The season is just two races old with Lewis Hamilton ahead in the championship by 1 point from Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. The Red Bull driver won the race in Imola but due to Lewis Hamilton’s fastest lap of the race, he got one more point. Both drivers are looking strong and will challenge each other in this season. Red Bull will be hoping for a strong season as their engine supplier Honda who is leaving the F1 at the end of the season has brought 2022 season upgrades to this season’s car. This has given so much boost to the RedBull as they are the only team that can compete with Mercedes.
This time the midfield battle is something to look out for with McLaren, Ferrari, Alpine, and Aston Martin looking strong this season. All these teams have good drivers and strong cars as compared to last season. Ferrari will be hoping for a good season as the last season was quite a disaster for the team. This time they have a young driver line-up and a strong car as compared to last season. This year Fernando Alonso returns to the Formula 1 grid with Alpine. He will provide much-needed experience to the French manufacturers.
After the second race of the season, Lewis Hamilton is in the first position with 44 points, followed by Max Verstappen who is in the second spot with 43 points. In the third position sits McLaren driver Lando Norris with 27 points.
In the constructor standings, Mercedes is in the top spot with 60 points, followed by RedBull with 53 points. McLaren is in the third position with 41 points. Ferrari is seven points behind McLaren with 34 points.
What is the Schedule of F1 2021
In this season of F1, you’re going to get a total of 23 races with the addition of the Dutch Grand Prix and Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Both these races have extended the F1 race calendar from 21 to 23 races. The Saudi Arabian GP will be a night race and it will be the third night race of F1. The other night races are Bahrain Grand Prix and Singapore Grand Prix. It will be a street circuit in Saudi Arabia but organizers are hoping to move the Grand Prix to the permanent race track in Jeddah.
F1 governing council was hoping to add the Vietnamese Grand Prix to the race calendar as well. But, due to the arrest of Hanoi’s People’s Committee Chairman Nguyễn Đức Chung on corruption charges the event was dropped from the race calendar.
Complete Race Calendar of F1 2021
Following is the list of all the race events that are expected to be held this year.
Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, 28 March 2021
Bahrain Grand Prix
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
Azerbaijan Grand Prix
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
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 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021Live Stream
The street circuit of Baku was added in Formula 1 in 2016 as the European Grand Pix. However, in 2017 the inaugural Azerbaijan Grand Prix was held. It is another street circuit and has provided a lot of entertainment to the fans. This year the Grand Prix will be held from 4th June to 6th June 2021. The first two practice sessions will be held on 4th June, followed by practice 3rd and qualifying on 5th June, and the main event on 6th June. It will be a 51 lap race and you can watch the full race event on the following channels that we have provided in the table given below.
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 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021Live Stream in the United Kingdom
In the UK, Sky Sports and C4 are the only channels where you can watch the live coverage of all F1 races. Sky Sports have a dedicated F1 channel where all the race events, pre and post-race conferences are televised. Sky Sports have a dedicated live streaming service where you can enjoy F1 live coverage on your smart device and PC. It is a paid streaming service and not available in all regions. So, people who are living in the United Kingdom can watch the races live on Sky Sports live streaming service.
Channel 4 is another option for people who are living in the United Kingdom. It provides all the coverage and you can get subscribed by paying a small amount on monthly basis.
Where to Watch Azerbaijan GP 2021 Live Streaming in the USA
F1 fans living in the US can watch the Grand Prix live on ESPN cable/satellite channel and the live streaming service. If you’re living in the USA, you just have to get subscribed to ESPN and start watching the races live. It provides high-quality live streaming to the users and you can easily access it from literally anywhere. You just need an internet connection and a compatible mobile device to access the ESPN live stream.
How to Watch the Live Streaming of Azerbaijan Grand Prix in the Indian Sub-Continent
Star Sports is the only broadcaster that is showing the live telecast of the F1 races. You can enjoy the races live on their cable/satellite TV channels or you can get subscribed to the Star Sports live streaming service. To access the live streaming of Star Sports, visit the Hotstar official website and search for Star Sports. Once you have found the channel, you will be able to live stream all the races. Just like other services, Hotstar is a paid app and isn’t available in all the regions.
How to Watch Azerbaijan GP 2021 Live Stream for Free
All the streaming platforms mentioned in the above paragraphs are paid ones and you cannot use them without paying a monthly or yearly subscription fee. So, the question is if anyone wants to watch the F1 live stream for free then what he/she needs to do? There are many free live streaming services available on the internet that you can visit from literally any part of the world.
Websites like Total Sports, Firstrowsports, Crackstreams, etc. provides good quality live stream to the users without charging any money to them. However, there are a lot of pop-up ads that you have to deal with. But, it’s ok if it is free because advertisements are the only source for these sites to earn revenue. You can use different ad-blockers but sometimes you have to deactivate them as the website stops you from proceeding to the live stream.
Where to Watch the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021 Highlights
In case you have missed the live stream of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, you can still watch the race highlights on the F1 official YouTube channel. Once the race has been completed, the race highlights are uploaded so people who have missed the live coverage can see what happened in the race. On the YouTube channel, the qualifying and practice session highlights are also uploaded. All the pre and post-match conferences and much more are uploaded on the Formula 1 official YouTube channel. All the videos are in HD quality and with a fast internet connection, you can watch all the videos in 1080p.
Formula 1 has its own channel as well where you can watch the best race in F1 history and much more. In some countries, it provides a live streaming option as well. In order to use it, you need to get subscribed to it first. F1 TV is a paid service and you need to pay a monthly or yearly subscription fee. On F1 TV, you get live leaderboard data, tyre usage history, best clips of team radio, and shows & analysis.
There are some unofficial channels as well where you can watch the race highlights. However, most of the times these unofficial videos gets blocked due to copyrights issue. So, it’s better to watch the highlights on official channels only.
Do You Need a VPN to Access the Official Live Streams
Formula 1 governing council distribute broadcasting rights to different channels from all over the world. These broadcasting rights allow the TV channels to show the live coverage in a specific region. For instance, Sky Sports has the right to broadcast the F1 live in the UK only. They cannot televise the race live in other regions. This is why the broadcaster blocks the content from streaming in the region where they don’t have the rights. So, in order to bypass this geo-restriction filter, you have to use a VPN that shows the broadcaster that you are in the local area. But, in reality, you are in an area where live streaming isn’t available.
There are some good VPNs that protect your online data and allow you to stream the blocked content in your region.
ExpressVPN is one of the best VPN services available on the internet right now. It protects your online data and doesn’t allow the internet service provider to track your online browsing data. With ExpressVPN, you can easily watch the blocked content like Azerbaijan Grand Prix live stream if it isn’t available in your region. However, to use this VPN, you have to buy its subscription by paying some amount on a monthly or yearly basis.
NordVPN is a premium service that allows you to safely browse the internet and lets you open the blocked content in your region. It is one of the best VPN services in the world and can be downloaded from Google Play Store, Chrome Web Store, and Apple App Store. It isn’t a free service, you need to pay some monthly charges in order to use it.
CyberGhost is a VPN service that protects you from hackers and stops anyone from tracking your online activity. As you all are aware that ISP (internet service provider) tracks your online data and can sell it to the companies interested in using the specific data. To stop this from happening, turn o CyberGhost and deceive the internet provider by showing it that you’re in some other region. Through CyberGhost, you can watch Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2021 live stream if it isn’t available in your region.
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix is just around the corner and you can watch it live on the channels that we have mentioned in this article. Some of the channels have live streaming platforms as well but some don’t have. So, you need to check which live streaming service is available in your region. You can use the free live streaming platforms as well to watch F1 races. You can also use VPNs to access official live streaming from different parts of the world.
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