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This weekend’s racing action is free if you know where to look. Thankfully, we do and can show you below where to watch a free F1 live stream for the Azerbaijan race. This can be done by taking advantage of free trials on streaming services or by using a VPN to tune into a range of global services that are broadcasting the race weekend for free. If the race is on a little early for you, there’s also an extended highlight show running a few hours later that’s a great option if you can avoid the result beforehand.
Watch a free Azerbaijan F1 live stream
This weekend’s simplest option for a free F1 live stream is using a VPN to tune into one of the free European streams mentioned above. Sure, you’re not getting English commentary, but the data at the side of the screen tells a strong story, and you could always use an online text commentary site to keep up on events happening behind the scenes. The live driver comms are usually in English too – who will feel Alonso’s wrath this week?!
If you insist on English commentary, you could always take advantage of Fubo’s 7-day free trial in the US. If you’re outside the US and want to try this option, you’ll need a VPN.
How to watch the Azerbaijan F1 live stream with a VPN
- Sign up for a VPN if you don’t have one.
- Install it on the device you’re using to watch the race.
- Turn it on and set it to a country with a free live stream.
- Head over to ORF (Austria) | RTBF (Belgium) | RTL (Luxembourg).
- Watch on the live sections of the sites.
- Race start: Sunday, 7 a.m. ET / 12 p.m. BST / 1 p.m. CET
Are there extended highlights later?
In the UK, Channel 4 will show the usual extended highlights at 5:30 p.m. BST on Sunday. With coverage of the event lasting two and a half hours – it really feels like the entire race in all honesty. You can tune in on the Channel 4 website online and use a VPN as outlined above to tune in from outside the UK.
How to watch an F1 live stream in the US
ESPN carries coverage of Formula 1 racing throughout the season, and there’s plenty of it left to enjoy too. If you don’t already have access to the channel, there are a couple of cord-cutting options for you to consider. Sling TV’s Orange tier is usually $40 a month, but a special offer now sees that first month’s price slashed to just $20.
Fubo TV also has ESPN but is much more expensive at $74.99 a month. It’s very packed though, and is a favorite amongst cord-cutting sports fans. Better yet, you can get a 7-day free trial, so enjoy the race for free and cancel your sub before the week is up if you don’t want to keep it.