Mexican Grand Prix 2022: Race start time, how to watch on TV channel and latest odds
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Max Verstappen’s victory in the United States Grand Prix last week means he equals the record for most wins by a driver in a Formula 1 season. With three rounds to go and having won seven of the last eight, it would be a shock that if he doesn’t break the record.
The Mexico City Grand Prix concludes the second leg of a North American F1 showdown as we approach the end of the 2022 season.
The 2022 Mexico City Grand Prix (or Mexican Grand Prix if you prefer) takes place from Friday 28 October to Sunday 30 October.
When does it start?
A reminder that clocks in the UK go back one hour on Sunday morning, so BST (on Friday and Saturday) is switched to GMT.
Friday, October 28:
First practice – 19:00 BST
Second practice – 10:00 p.m
Saturday 29 October:
Third training session – 6 p.m
Qualification – 9:00 p.m
Sunday, October 30:
Mexico City Grand Prix: 20:00 GMT
What TV channel is it on?
Sky Sports F1 have almost exclusive UK live broadcast rights this year and indeed for the next few with their usual excellent team.
Sky’s qualifying program starts at 8pm on Saturday with coverage of the race at 6.30pm on Sunday.
Channel 4 also has extended highlights coverage this year, with their qualifying show starting at 12.30am on Sunday and their race highlights program at 1.05am on Monday morning.
What do we know about Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez?
- Chain Length: 4,304 km
- First Grand Prize: 1963
- Tours: 71
- Race distance: 305.354 km
- Race lap record: 1.17.774 (Valtteri Bottas, 2021)
- 2021 Winner: Max Verstappen, Red Bull
- Number of corners: 17
- Chances of Overtaking: At the end of the long straight is the best chance as this is one of the biggest braking areas on the track. If you fail, entering the tight fourth turn is also an option. However, the middle and end of the lap are quite tight and twisty and close following is difficult. The transition is naturally even more difficult.
What are the latest odds?
- Max Verstappen 4/7
- Charles Leclerc 9/2
- Sergio Perez 9/2
- Lewis Hamilton 12/1
- Carlos Sainz 12/1
- George Russell 25/1
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