Formula 1's 2021 season continues this weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton has a eight point lead over Max Verstappen in the drivers' championship after taking the win last time out at Portimao.

Hamilton overtook Verstappen and teammate Valtteri Bottas in spectacular fashion to secure his 97th career victory in F1.

Mercedes hasn't been beaten in qualifying at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya since 2012, so Red Bull has its work cut out for this weekend.

When is the Spanish Grand Prix? 

The 2021 Spanish Grand Prix takes place on Sunday, May 9. Cars will take to the track on Friday for FP1 and FP2, with FP3 and qualifying taking place on the Saturday.

Where is the Spanish Grand Prix taking place? 

The 2021 Spanish Grand Prix is held at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

The circuit is 4.675 km (2.905 mi) long and consists of 16 corners.

Where can I watch the Spanish Grand Prix?

All 23 races this season are being shown exclusively live on Sky Sports F1, while extended highlights will be shown on Channel 4 later in the evening.

All times are BST (British Summer Time - UK Time)

Friday - May 7 

LIVE F1 PRACTICE 1 - (Sky Sports F1) - 1000

LIVE F1 PRACTICE 2 - (Sky Sports F1) - 1345

Saturday - May 8

LIVE F1 PRACTICE 3 - (Sky Sports F1) - 1045

LIVE F1 QUALIFYING - (Sky Sports F1) - 1300

F1 QUALIFYING HIGHLIGHTS - (Channel 4) - 1830

Sunday - May 9 

LIVE F1 SPANISH GRAND PRIX - Grand Prix Sunday (Sky Sports F1) - 1230

LIVE F1 SPANISH GRAND PRIX - Race (Sky Sports F1) - 1400

LIVE F1 SPANISH GRAND PRIX - Chequered Flag (Sky Sports F1) - 1600

F1 SPANISH GRAND PRIX HIGHLIGHTS - (Channel 4) - 1830

How else can I follow the Spanish Grand Prix? 

Besides TV coverage, Crash.net will be providing live text commentary of every practice, qualifying and race session in 2021.

Follow @CRASH_NET_F1 for the latest F1 news, analysis and paddock reaction. 

Recent Barcelona winners

2020: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2019: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2018: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2017: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2016: Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
2015: Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
2014: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2013: Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
2012: Pastor Maldonado (Williams)
2011: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
2010: Mark Webber (Red Bull)

2021 F1 Calendar

Spanish Grand Prix - May 9

Monaco Grand Prix - May 23

Azerbaijan Grand Prix - June 6

Canadian Grand Prix - June 13

French Grand Prix - June 27

Austrian Grand Prix - July 4

British Grand Prix - July 18

Hungarian Grand Prix - August 1

Belgian Grand Prix - August 29

Dutch Grand Prix - September 5

Italian Grand Prix - September 12

Russian Grand Prix - September 26

Singapore Grand Prix - October 3

Japanese Grand Prix - October 10

United States Grand Prix - October 24

Mexican Grand Prix - October 31

Brazilian Grand Prix - November 7

Australian Grand Prix - November 21

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix - December 5

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - December 12

 

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