Lewis Hamiton and Max Verstappen’s thrilling championship battle will see a new chapter at the Turkish Grand Prix happening this weekend. The new chapter in this rivalry will be all the more interesting because the last one saw the most dramatic of finishes at the Russian GP.
Although Hamilton completed his 100th Formula 1 victory in that race, Verstappen’s extraordinary recovery saw him come second from 20th. The two drivers have just two points that separate them as they head into Istanbul Park in the Turkish Grand Prix.
Notably, the Turkish GP is happening yet again this year after it made a comeback from its nine-year hiatus in 2020. The major reason behind the race being on the calendar this year is yet again the Coronavirus pandemic which forced the cancellation of the Japanese Grand Prix for the second year in a row.
The Turkish GP is also one among the seven remaining races and so happens to be a crucial one with regards to the race to the championship.
Ahead of the race, here is all you need to know about the Turkish Grand Prix 2021:-
When is the Turkish Grand Prix?
The Turkish GP is being held over the weekend of October 8-10. While Lewis Hamilton topped the qualifying at the Istanbul Park, Valtteri Bottas is set to start on pole ahead of Max Verstappen due to Hamilton’s engine-change grid penalty.
At what time can one watch the Turkish Grand Prix?
Fans in India can watch the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday, October 10 live from 5:30 pm (IST) onwards.
Where to watch Turkish Grand Prix 2021 live in India?
Fans who want to watch the Turkish Grand Prix 2021 live in India can tune into Star Sports Select 2 SD/HD on their television sets.
Is live streaming available for the Turkish Grand Prix 2021?
Yes, the live streaming of the race is available at the Disney+Hotstar app. Additionally, fans can also catch the live stream of the race on Hotstar’s website.
Moreover, social media handles of F1 also gives timely updates of the race, for fans wanting to follow the turn of events while on the go.