Free Las Vegas F1 live stream: How to watch Formula 1 GP online from anywhere - 7 minutes read

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Looking for help on how to watch the Las Vegas F1 live stream for free? No matter what country you're based in, we have everything you need within a few clicks. Numerous territories are offering free F1 live stream today, and we've been bringing you the best viewing options throughout the season, with all options thoroughly checked for every race.

For anyone outside the free live stream countries listed below, geo-restrictions will block you from watching online unless you use a VPN to unlock them. A VPN (virtual private network) will help simulate your device's location to be in the same country as this weekend's free Las Vegas F1 live streams, letting you watch along like a local. If you're unavailable when the race is happening, there's an extended highlight show a few hours later. Or you can see full replays on-demand with channels that had the full race earlier. All for free.

This new track layout has faced criticism for lack of overtaking opportunities, and some really long straights, not to mention the chaos caused on Friday by loose drain covers flying out and damaging the underside of cars. There's no denying the sheer spectacle of F1's return to Vegas, though, with the new track going straight down the strip. The narrow street course has a few tight and twisty corners that frequently see the wheels kissing barriers, so it's hard to imagine there won't be a few yellow or red flags today.

Las Vegas F1 live stream quick links: Where to Watch a free Las Vegas 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. You won't get English commentary, but the data at the side of the screen provides a narrative in any language. Live driver comms are usually in English, too. You could also use an online text commentary site or BBC Radio 5 Live to keep up with events behind the scenes. The extended highlights show that we've mentioned further down the page is in English.

We've used these options throughout the season and have double-checked VPN compatibility with each channel's programming schedule today to ensure the race is still showing. These channels feature every race, except the Austrian option, as races tend to bounce between ORF1 and Servus TV - but one of them always has it for free (Servus today for the Las Vegas GP).

Our preferred option of all the best VPN providers is ExpressVPN, which comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee if you're unsatisfied. Better yet, you can get an extra three months for free and save 49% on a subscription. Check out our ExpressVPN review for more information on the security app. 

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.

The UK service, Now TV (from Sky), is another option for English footage, although that service will cost £12 for a day pass. Or you could pick up a rolling one-month deal for £34.99 a month that you can cancel anytime. Given the extensive sports coverage on Now TV, including lots of football, golf, and tennis, this is one of the broader sports streaming services available in the UK. You can also access it outside the UK with a VPN.

How to watch the Las Vegas 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 Servus TV (Austria) | RTBF (Belgium) | RTL (Luxembourg).Watch on the live sections of the sites.Race start: Today, 1 a.m. ET / 6 a.m. GMT / 7 a.m. CET / 6 p.m. AWST. Are there extended highlights later?

In the UK, Channel 4 has an extended highlights show a few hours after the race at 12:30 p.m. GMT (7:30 a.m. ET). Coverage lasts for two and a half hours this week (up from about 90 minutes last time), so this will almost feel like a full race replay, with any delays edited down to get back to the racing as soon as possible.

You can tune in on the Channel 4 website online and use a VPN as outlined above to watch from outside the UK. If you're not free to watch it at this time, it will be available on-demand for free on the site, probably the day after. Although, the on-demand option is sometimes a shortened version, lasting just over an hour some weeks and closer to two hours on others. 

How to watch an F1 live stream in the US

ESPN carries coverage of Formula 1 racing throughout the season. 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 more expensive and usually $74.99. However, it's currently reduced to $54.99 monthly for your first two months as a special promo. It's packed with channels, 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.

Note: Using VPNs is illegal in certain countries, and using VPNs to access region-locked streaming content might constitute a breach of the terms of use for certain services. Insider does not endorse or condone the illegal use of VPNs.

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