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How to watch F1: live stream every 2019 Grand Prix online from anywhere

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So the race is run - Lewis Hamilton has been crowned champion with two races left of the 2019 Formula 1 season. But with action from Abu Dhabi still to come, you don't have to miss a lap of the climax of the season. You can watch every Grand Prix of the year from pretty much anywhere on Earth with an F1 live stream  - and this guide will help you find one.

We were starting to think that the drivers' championship race was effectively over before the season even got half way through, but then finally Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc began to keep Hamilton away from the top of the podium - at least for a few Grand Prix! But it all proved too little too late - Hamilton and Mercedes took the drivers' and constructors' championships once again.

Stream F1 live: where and when is the next Grand Prix

The ultimate Grand Prix of the 2019 Formula 1 season is set for the Middle East. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is set to take place between November 29 and December 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit.

After an exciting Formula 1 season last time around where Lewis Hamilton came out on top with the World Drivers' Championship title and his team Mercedes nabbed the World Constructors' Champion title, it's going to be tough to top. Yet Hamilton has already said that's exactly what he plans to do for 2019 - and he's going the right way about it so far.

The 2019 F1 season has already featured the 1,000th World Championship race in history, which will take place in China. But the excitement goes far beyond mere marks of measure, with another m-word set to tear up the tarmac – Mercedes. Valtteri Bottas has started the season very strongly, as well.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished 2018 as runner-up and you can expect the four-time world champion to push all the way. Vettel is also under pressure as his new teammate and rising star Charles Leclerc replaces Kimi Raikkonen (who finished third overall in 2018) at Ferrari. Raikkonen joins Alfa Romeo Racing–Ferrari for this year. And this season sees McLaren changing from Honda to Renault as engine supplier after too many reliability issues.

You can stream F1 live from anywhere in the world using this guide – read on to find out how.

How to live stream F1 motor racing from outside your country

If you're resident in the UK, US, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, you can scroll a bit further down this guide to see who's showing the Formula 1 in your country.

But if you're on holiday or away with work this year you can still catch the races – a good option to help you keep up with all the action live is to use a VPN service. By using this, your device appears to be connected from another country, allowing you to access that service for a live stream of all the races as if you were sat back at home.

We've taken the time to try out all the best VPN providers and we found ExpressVPN to sit at the top of the pile as best. It works with lots of devices and offers super fast connections across its many servers. Access ExpressVPN via your laptop, iPhone, tablet, Android phone, PlayStation, Xbox and plenty more. Express is a do it all service - but of course there are lots of other options out there too:

1. ExpressVPN: the best all-round VPN for streaming at excellent speeds, also has a 30-day money back guarantee and 3 months FREE when you subscribe for a year
2. IPVanish: super secure and able to work on a whopping 10 devices, at the same time
3. NordVPN: one of the most affordable choices for streaming and really effective, too

How to stream F1 live in the UK:

This year there is next-to-no free coverage of the F1 as Sky has nabbed the rights, meaning you'll be able to see it all via the Sky Sports F1 channel. This can be added on for £10 per month (for a limited time) or viewed as part of a Sky Sports package at £23 per month. Watch on the move using the Sky Go app too. Only the British Grand Prix race will be free to air on Channel 4 this year.

Another option for non-Sky subscribers is a NOW TV Season Pass which lets you watch the F1 for the full season at a one off charge of £195 (aka about a fiver a week) if you sign up before the end of March. Otherwise it's £8.99 per day if it's just the odd race you're interested in.

For access anywhere outside the UK you'll need to download a VPN service and relocate your IP to the UK. How to do that is laid out clearly above. 

How to get an F1 live stream in the US:

For the 2019 F1 season it's ESPN that will be providing the broadcast. Cord cutters are in luck as you don't have to use cable to access ESPN but could use a free trial of a service like Sling or Fubo to watch it over an internet connection.

If you're heading outside of the States then you can still access the feed if you use a VPN and register as being in a North American location that is showing the race.

How to watch an F1 live stream in the Canada:

In Canada the 2019 F1 will be aired by RDS and TSN. For a chance to watch it online you can try services like Sling or Fubo which have free trials.

For those travelling, you can use a VPN to change your virtual location and still enjoy the race as if you were back in Canada.

How to get an F1 live stream in Australia

Paid-for service Fox Sports is showing every race of the 2019 Formula One season (except for the Australian Grand Prix that was aired by One (Network Ten))

But Australians can also live stream F1 action via the Kayo Sports streaming service, which features no lock-in contracts and also includes access to over 50 sports, both live and on demand.

Kayo Sports Basic Package costs $25 per month and allows users to stream across two devices simultaneously. Alternatively, the service also offers a Kayo Sports Premium Package, which provides three concurrent streams for $35 per month.

The Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports apps means you can access this from your chosen device wherever you are (although you'll need a VPN if you're taking that abroad).

How to get an F1 live stream in New Zealand

New Zealand will get the 2019 F1 races broadcast by Sky Sports meaning, yup, you'll have to pay for access. But fret not, there are ways of getting some cheap access.

You should be able to get a Fox Sports package via a great offer if you want to enjoy it for less. The Foxtel Now app works with this, so you can live stream to your preferred device – anywhere using a VPN.

Formula 1 calendar: Grand Prix dates for the 2019 season

Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit on March 17

Bahrain Grand Prix - Bahrain International Circuit on March 31

Chinese Grand Prix – Shanghai International Circuit on April 14

Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Baku City Circuit on April 28

Spanish Grand Prix – Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on May 12

Monaco Grand Prix – Circuit de Monaco on May 26

Canadian Grand Prix – Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on June 9

France Grand Prix – Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet on June 23

Austria Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on June 30

Great Britain Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit in England on July 14

Germany Grand Prix – Hockenheimring in Hockenheim on July 28

Hungary Grand Prix – Hungaroring in Budapest on August 4

Belgium Grand Prix – Circuit de Spa in Francorchamps on September 1

Italy Grand Prix – Monza near Milan on September 8

Singapore Grand Prix – Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 22

Russia Grand Prix – Sochi Autodrom in Sochi on September 29

Japan Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit on October 13

Mexico Grand Prix – Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City on October 27

USA Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas in Austin on November 3

Brazil Grand Prix – Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Sao Paulo on November 17

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit on December 1