The fifth round of the 2017 Formula One season continues this weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, where Max Verstappen was the surprise winner last season.
That was the first F1 win for the Dutchman, who became the youngest driver to ever win a Formula One Grand Prix at just 18 years and 228 days, replacing the record previously set by Sebastian Vettel.
But, It is the said Ferrari driver who comes into this weekend as the Championship leader with a 13 point lead over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, but with his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, picking up the win last time out, it is the Mercedes team who lead the Constructors Championship by a single point.
All five sessions – three practices, qualifying and the race – will be shown live on Sky Sports F1, while highlights of qualifying and the race will be shown on Channel 4.
The action gets underway at 9am on Friday morning with free practice 1. Sky Sports F1 will be live on air from 8.45am.
Sky Sports F1 will be back at 12.45pm for the second free practice session, which starts at 1pm.
The third practice session begins at 10am on Saturday morning, live on Sky Sports F1 from 9.45am. This is followed by qualifying (1pm start) with live coverage on Sky Sports F1 from 12.00pm. Highlights will air on Channel 4 from 5.30pm.
Sky Sports F1’s main race coverage starts at 11.30am on Sunday morning, while Channel 4’s highlights programme is on at 6.45pm.
Friday 12 May 2017
8.45am – Free Practice One Live – Sky Sports F1
12.45pm – Free Practice Two Live – Sky Sports F1
Saturday 13 May 2017
9.45am – Free Practice Three Live – Sky Sports F1
12.00pm – Qualifying Live – Sky Sports F1
5.30pm – Qualifying Highlights – Channel 4
Sunday 14 May 2017
11.30am – Spanish Grand Prix Live – Sky Sports F1
6.45pm – Race Highlights – Channel 4
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