F1 Italian Grand Prix – Start Time, Starting Grid, How To Watch & More

The Ferrari driver claimed his eighth pole position of the season to delight fans at Monza, beating F1 world championship leader Max Verstappen by 0.145s in qualifying.

Verstappen is set to drop to seventh on the Italian GP starting grid due to his five-place grid penalty for an engine change, while a slew of engine penalties for a total of nine drivers sees George Russell promoted to the front row of the grid.

The mixed grid puts McLaren’s Lando Norris in third place with teammate Daniel Ricciardo fourth. AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly, winner of the 2020 Italian GP, ​​will start fifth ahead of Alpine’s Fernando Alonso and Verstappen.

Nyck de Vries will make his F1 debut this weekend after replacing an ailing Alex Albon at Williams who contracted appendicitis on Saturday morning. De Vries, who also made an FP1 outing for Aston Martin on Friday, will start his first Grand Prix from eighth place.

F1 will pay tribute to the death of Queen Elizabeth II by observing a minute’s silence before the start of the Italian GP. F1 teams are also paying tribute to the cars this weekend.

When is the F1 Italian Grand Prix?

When: Sunday, September 11, 2022
Start time: 2:00 p.m. BST, 3:00 p.m. local time

Round 16 of the 2022 F1 season, the Italian GP at Monza, will start at 3:00 p.m. local time (2:00 p.m. BST) on Sunday 11 September.

Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522, Pierre Gasly, AlphaTauri AT03, Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo C42

Fernando Alonso, Alpine A522, Pierre Gasly, AlphaTauri AT03, Valtteri Bottas, Alfa Romeo C42

Photo by: Steven Tee / Motorsport Images

How to watch Formula 1?

In the UK, Formula 1 is broadcast live on Sky Sports, with highlights shown on Channel 4 several hours after the race has finished. Live streaming via NOW is also available in the UK.

Sky Sports F1, which shows F1 racing, can be added as part of Sky Sports Channels which costs £20 a month for new customers. Sky Sports can also be accessed via NOW with a one-time payment of £11.98 or a monthly subscription of £33.99 per month.

How can I watch the F1 Italian GP?

In the UK, Sky Sports will broadcast the Italian GP live, with the race shown live on Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event. Pre-race coverage will begin on Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event at 1:00 p.m. before the race starts at 2:00 p.m. BST.

Sky Sports will limit its pre-event and post-event coverage of the Italian GP in line with broadcasters’ exit following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

• Channels: Sky Sports F1 and Sky Sports Main Event
• Start time: 13:00 BST, Sunday 11 September 2022

Autosport will be showing live text coverage of the Italian GP here.

When can I watch F1 Italian GP highlights?

In the UK, Channel 4 shows highlights from the Italian GP at 6.30pm BST on Sunday evening. The full program will run for two and a half hours, covering the pre-race, race highlights and initial post-race reaction to wrap up the main talking points from the race weekend.

Throughout the 2022 F1 season, Channel 4 will show highlights from every qualifying and race from every event. Highlights will also be available on Channel 4’s on-demand catch-up services.

Channel: Channel 4
Start time: 6.30pm BST, Sunday 11 September 2022

Nyck de Vries, Williams FW44

Nyck de Vries, Williams FW44

Photo by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images

Will the Italian F1 GP be on the radio?

Live radio coverage of every practice, qualifying and race of the 2022 F1 season will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live, 5 Live Sports Extra stations, the BBC Sounds app and via the BBC Sport website.

Live coverage of the Italian GP will start at 2pm BST on the BBC Sport website and BBC Sounds app.

Weather forecast for the F1 Italian GP

Current weather forecasts call for warm and sunny conditions in Monza, with a low chance of rain. The temperature is expected to be 27 degrees Celsius for the start of the race, two degrees higher than the last Dutch GP.

How many laps does the Italian F1 GP take?

The race is expected to cover 53 laps at Monza, covering a total race distance of 306.720km.

F1 Italian GP starting grid

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