Formula 1 makes its annual visit to the United States of America this weekend for the possible coronation of only the third five-time world champion in its history.

Lewis Hamilton stands on the brink of clinching his fourth F1 crown in the past five years, enjoying a 67-point buffer in the championship standings over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

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Hamilton has been defeated just once on American soil since debuting in 2007, and can clinch the title with victory if Vettel finishes the race third or lower.

Ferrari will be aiming to hit back at Mercedes’ recent run of form, but is yet to win a race at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. If there is any time to change this record, though, it is now…

Here are all of the details you need to follow the F1 United States Grand Prix live this weekend.

When is the United States Grand Prix?

The 2018 United States Grand Prix takes place on Sunday October 21. Cars will hit the track for the first time during FP1 and FP2 on Friday, before final practice and qualifying continues on Saturday.

Where is the United States Grand Prix taking place?

The United States Grand Prix is held at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. The track is 5.513 km long, with the race set to last 56 laps.

Where can I watch the United States Grand Prix?

The 2018 United States Grand Prix is being shown live on both Sky Sports and Channel 4 this weekend in the UK.

Friday 14th September

LIVE United States GP FP1 – More 4, 3:55pm
LIVE United States GP FP1 – Sky Sports F1, 3:45pm
LIVE United States GP FP2 – More 4, 7:55pm
LIVE United States GP FP2 – Sky Sports F1, 7:45pm

Saturday 15th September

LIVE United States GP FP3 – Channel 4, 6:55pm
LIVE United States GP FP3 – Sky Sports F1, 6:45pm
LIVE United States GP Qualifying – Channel 4, 8:30pm
LIVE United States GP Qualifying – Sky Sports F1, 9:00pm

Sunday 16th September

LIVE United States GP Race – Channel 4, 6:00pm
LIVE United States GP Race – Sky Sports F1, 5:30pm

How else can I follow the 2018 United States Grand Prix?

Besides the TV coverage, Crash.net will be reporting live from the COTA paddock this weekend with live commentary from all sessions, plus the usual news, interviews and features. Updates will also be posted to Crash.net's F1 Twitter account (@CRASH_NET_F1). You can also follow our F1 Digital Editor, Luke Smith (@LukeSmithF1), for the latest from the paddock in Austin.

Recent United States GP F1 Winners

2017: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2016: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2015: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2014: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
2012: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren)

Where can I watch Formula 1 in 2018?

ALL F1 races, qualifying and practice sessions will be shown LIVE on Sky Sports F1 in the UK, with Channel 4 dual-broadcasting a selection of races LIVE on terrestrial television.

25 March Australian Grand Prix
8 April Bahrain Grand Prix
15 April Chinese Grand Prix
29 April Azerbaijan Grand Prix
13 May Spanish Grand Prix
27 May Monaco Grand Prix
10 June Canadian Grand Prix
24 June French Grand Prix
1 July Austrian Grand Prix
8 July British Grand Prix
22 July German Grand Prix
29 July Hungarian Grand Prix
26 August Belgian Grand Prix
2 September Italian Grand Prix
16 September Singapore Grand Prix
30 September Russian Grand Prix
7 October Japanese Grand Prix

21 October United States Grand Prix
28 October Mexican Grand Prix
11 November Brazilian Grand Prix
25 November Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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