Formula 1 returns with the Austrian Grand Prix, taking place at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. The race weekend starts on June 19 and will conclude with the main race taking place on June 21.
With Mercedes flying away with Lewis Hamilton and his teammate Nico Rosberg close behind him (17 points gap), we will have to wait and see if the battle for the world championship shapes up like the one last year. While the Ferrari’s of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen are close behind, they will look to close the gap to Mercedes in the Constructors Championship and perhaps challenge for the top spot of the podium at F1 Austrian GP 2015.
Where can I Watch F1 Austrian GP Online?
The Austrian F1 GP will be broadcasted live on various TV channels. Sadly, these channels are geo restricted and will not televise the race in every country.
To watch Austrian F1 GP live online, you will need a best VPN service. Here are some of streaming channels that you can access using a VPN and watch the race live online. The VPN providers listed alongside the streaming channels will allow you to unblock them from anywhere on earth and live stream the Austrian GP online.
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What a VPN does is that it redirects your entire internet traffic through its own servers located in different locations around the world. This in effect, bypasses the geo restrictions and makes it appear as if you actually reside in that location. So, when you connect to the UK server using a VPN while being any other location, you will be able to access the UK based streaming channels and watch the Austrian GP live online.
Austrian F1 Grand Prix 2015 Schedule
The Austrian GP starts on Friday, June 19 with the practice sessions. Qualifying rounds take place on Saturday, June 20 and the weekend finishes with the race taking place on Sunday, June 21. In case you don’t miss any action from the F1 Austrian Grand Prix, here is the full schedule.
Reemergence of Austrian F1 Grand Prix
Draped in beautiful scenery of the Alps, the Red Bull Ring is located in the municipal region of Spielberg. Filled with rich history, this German speaking country (Austria) was brought back to the F1 calendar after a 10 year absence in 2014.
Famously known as Österreichring in the 70s and 80s, the track was renovated and renamed as A1 – Ring, where races were held between 1997 and 2003. Then in 2014, Red Bull reached an agreement and revived the Austrian GP.
Making its comeback last year, the F1 Austrian Grand Prix was a spectacle as it intensified the rivalry between the Mercedes teammates, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. It also gave William’s driver, Valtteri Bottas his first ever podium finish. Here is a look back at 2014 Austrian Grand Prix.
Get Ready, Get Set, Go!
Formula 1 has come into heavy criticism lately, with many drivers being frustrated over saving fuel and tyres during the race, while the fans wanting more thrilling action like in the yester years. However, F1 still has much to offer as the upcoming changes to rules and regulations, perhaps Formula 1 will find that spark again which seems to be missing.
This year’s F1 Austrian GP is not one to miss as the track offers many overtaking opportunities and it is shaping up to be an exciting race. Hamilton currently leads the drivers’ championship with 151 points from his teammate Nico Rosberg who has 134 points, followed by the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel in third place with 108 championship points. With the fight for the world championship heating up, all you need to do is select a VPN from above, unblock the respective streaming channel from the list, and enjoy breathing taking, wheel to wheel action from the Austrian GP live online.