How to watch the Canadian Grand Prix: stream F1 live from anywhere

Stream F1 live from the Canada Grand Prix
Canada Grand Prix - where and when

Celebrating its 40th anniversary at its current home, The Canadian Grand Prix takes place at the circuit named after the country's most famous ever racer. The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is located on Notre Dame Island, Montreal.

You can live stream all the Formula 1 action from Canada. The race on Sunday at 2.10pm local time (7.10pm BST, 11.10am PT)

Drivers' World Championship leader and current champion Lewis Hamilton has won the last three Canadian Grand Prix in a row and six of the last 10. But the 2018 Canada Grand Prix hasn't bee such plain sailing, with Sebastian Vettel on pole and Max Verstappen dominating practice. We'll tell you how to stream F1 live from wherever you are in the world.

If the Monaco Grand Prix was the most boring race of the 2018 Formula One season so far, we thought that the Canadian Grand Prix may be one of the most predictable - Hamilton was hot favorite. But he'll have to win it from fourth on the grid if he's to claim a fourth consecutive victory at  the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

To watch whether Hamilton can equal Michael Schumacher's seven career wins in Canada, the good news is that live streaming F1 action from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is really simple - even if your local broadcaster hasn't got the rights, and on pretty much any device. Keep reading to find out how to live stream F1 coverage absolutely anywhere - and you can even do so for free in certain regions!

Live stream F1 with a VPN
Scroll down to find out which broadcaster is showing the Canadian Grand Prix in some of the major English speaking countries around the world. But even if the place where you live doesn't have F1, you can always use a VPN to dial in to a country that does have a stream. A VPN is perfect for this as it allows you to change your IP address so you appear to be in a completely different location. We've tested hundreds of VPNs and can recommend these as the best three VPNs currently available:

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How to live stream F1 action from Canada: UK stream

Unfortunately, watching the Canadian Grand Prix isn't possible on Channel 4, so there are no free-to-air options as such in the UK this weekend. That means that you're stuck with the Sky Sports F1 channel this time. And that includes the Sky Go app if you're likely to be away from your TV.

Don't get too disheartened if you're not a Sky customer but still want to watch the race. Grab a NOW TV Sports Pass and you can watch the F1 (as well as the rest of the Sky Sports offerings) without a lengthy (or expensive) subscription. A daily pass costs £7.99 or a week is £12.99. And by our count you can access NOW on more than 60 devices, including TV, mobile phones, and games consoles. You can register up to four of them at once.

How to watch the Canadian Grand Prix in Canada

TSN (or RDS for francophones) has the rights to show the F1 in Canada, so cable subscribers can watch all the action live on TV, online or through the network's handy TSN Go app.

Out of Canada and want to login to your TSN account? No worries - just use a VPN and register to a location in Canada.

How to watch the Canadian Grand Prix: US live stream

In the US, ESPN and ABC have the rights to show the F1 live (using Sky's UK coverage). That's great news if you have cable, but if you're a cord-cutter you could try a free trial to another streaming service like Sling and Fubo and watch on there. 

Out of the US and want to watch the coverage? No worries - just use a VPN and register to a US location.

How to stream the Canadian Grand Prix in Australia

In Australia? Then your main option is the very snazzy-sounding Fox Sports Race Centre. You'll be in for some early mornings, with the race starting at 4.10am AEST on Monday morning.

The Fox Sports package doesn't come cheap, BUT there is a two week FREE trial if you want to give it a try before you buy. That let's you use the Foxtel Now app as well, so you can live stream to your preferred device.

Use a VPN to watch the Canadian Grand Prix from your country

Unlike the UK, US and Australia, not every country has access to watch a live F1 stream. But not all is lost, using a VPN will let you virtually place your laptop, smartphone, tablet or Smart TV in a country that is showing the Canadian Grand Prix:

How do I use a VPN to watch the Grand Prix?

It's really easy to do - just follow these three steps:

1. Download and install  ExpressVPN or one of our other top three VPN picks from our best VPNS 2018 guide.

2. Open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location where you know there's a live stream.

3. Head to the website or download the app hosting the live stream. And away you go!

Where can I watch the Grand Prix using a VPN?

A VPN will enable you to watch the Canadian Grand Prix from literally anywhere. So that obviously includes: Finland, Spain, Israel, Germany, Denmark, India, Netherlands, Brazil, Belgium, Romania, Mexico, France, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, Kenya, Hungary, South Africa, Indonesia, China, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia, Japan, Egypt and more!

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