Monaco Grand Prix live stream: how to watch the F1 free online and on TV – Lights Out!

Ferrari's Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc (R), Ferrari's Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr (L), Red Bull Racing's Mexican driver Sergio Perez (2L) and Red Bull Racing's Dutch driver Max Verstappen (rear) compete in the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Monaco street circuit
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Monaco Grand Prix live stream 2023

Watch the Monaco Grand Prix for free on Servus TV in Austria, or subscribe to Fubo TV, Sky, or F1 TV Pro to live stream the whole event. Use a VPN to pick up your usual stream from anywhere, if you happen to be outside your home country. Full details on how to watch a Monaco Grand Prix live stream from anywhere just below.

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Monaco GP dates:26-28 May 2023
Free live stream:Servus TV (Aut) | RTL Zwee (Lux) | RTBF (Bel)
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Monaco Grand Prix live stream: preview

Could we be in line for the best Monaco Grand Prix in years? By the finest of margins, Fernando Alonso was pipped to pole position by Max Verstappen, but the old dog has more than a few tricks up his sleeve, and if he gets off to a better start than the championship leader, we could have one hell of an upset in the making. Ready for a huge race? It's lights out for the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix at 3pm BST today, 28th May.

The narrow, tightly winding nature of the Circuit de Monaco means that the pole-sitter really should end up topping the podium, but there seems to be something in the air in the Principality. Alonso last won a Grand Prix a decade ago, but he's got a glint in his eye and the whole grid knows it.

The 41-year-old has already piled the pressure on Verstappen by scrutinising his starts, and it's up to the reigning champion to prove him wrong. 

Esteban Ocon and Pierre Gasly have responded superbly to Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi's threats to swing the axe after a succession of disastrous weekends. Ocon starts from 3rd, after a stunning drive and Charles Leclerc's three-place grid penalty, while Gasly is in 6th. Sandwiched between them are Carlos Sainz and Lewis Hamilton.

Sergio Perez will start from the back of the grid, having crashed out of the first Qualifying session. 

Keep scrolling to find out where to get an F1 live stream anywhere in the world for today's Monaco Grand Prix.

Monaco Grand Prix free live streams

Lucky F1 fans in Austria, Luxembourg, France and Belgium can pick up a Monaco Grand Prix free live. There are also free, extended highlights available in some places too.

Servus TV has the rights to stream the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix for free.

RTL Zwee has the rights to the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix free live stream too.

C8 also has the rights to stream the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix for free.

RTBF will also serve up a free stream this weekend (email registration required).

Channel 4 has free highlights of the race, plus a free live stream of the British GP later this season.

10Play has free highlights.

Use Express VPN to access local free F1 streams when abroad

Watch a Monaco Grand Prix live stream from anywhere

Most F1 live streams are location-sensitive. So, you won't be able to access your usual service when travelling away from home. A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a small but powerful app that lets you select your preferred location and quickly unblock any F1 live stream – including free streams.

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How to use a VPN for any Monaco GP live stream

1. Sign up to the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend.

2. Open the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the F1, you may wish to choose Austria for Servus TV.

3. Then head over to Servus TV on your browser or device and enjoy the free F1 live stream of every Monaco track session.  

You could also try NordVPN, which also comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee, and Surfshark which offers 24-hour assistance. Both performed very well in our tests.

Monaco Grand Prix schedule 2023

  • Practice 1  – Friday 26th May | 12.30pm BST / 7.30am ET
  • Practice 2 – Friday 26th May | 4pm BST / 11am ET
  • Practice 3 – Saturday 27th May | 11.30am BST / 6.30am ET 
  • Qualifying – Saturday 27th May | 3pm BST / 10am ET
  • Grand Prix – Sunday 28th May | 2pm BST / 9am ET

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in 4K Ultra HD

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates winning in Turkey.

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In the UK, you can watch the Monaco Grand Prix in 4K via Sky Q, Sky Glass and Sky Stream puck. You'll need to subscribe to an Ultra HD package and have a 4K TV.

Sky does not offer Dolby Atmos sound but subscribers can enjoy the action in Dolby 5.1 surround sound.

Need Sky? Here are today's best Sky TV deals.

F1 season pass from $29.99 a year

F1 TV Pro includes live coverage of every F1 practice, qualifier and race in HD. No ad breaks.

Fans in the US can subscribe for just $9.99 a month or $79.99 per year, while those in France can snag F1 TV Pro for just €7.99 a month.

In India, F1 TV Pro is just $3.99 a month or $29.99 for the entire year. New users get a 7-day free trial. Users can select commentary in six languages including English. Indian credit card required. 

The service is available in over 188 countries – but not the UK (you can use the basic 'Access' version app for live timings, but you won't be able to watch any races live).

F1 TV Pro is available via the F1 TV website, iOS/Android apps, Roku TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Google TV and other mobile devices.

Latest F1 TV Pro prices:

  • F1 TV Pro in India – $3.99 a month (cheapest)
  • F1 TV Pro in South Africa – $4.99 a month
  • F1 TV Pro in Brazil – $5.19 a month
  • F1 TV Pro in France – €7.99 a month
  • F1 TV Pro in USA – $9.99 a month
  • F1 TV Pro in Mexico – $119.99 a month

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in the USA

Red Bull F1 car at Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Saudi Arabia

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In the USA, the Monaco Grand Prix is being shown on ABC and ESPN Plus, while ESPN is showing Qualifying and ESPN2 has the Practice sessions. If you don't have cable access to any of those TV channels, it's actually cheaper to watch on streaming services such as ESPN Plus, Sling or FuboTV...

FuboTV  Free 7-day trial | $74.99 a month

FuboTV Free 7-day trial | $74.99 a month
Fubo TV includes ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC (plus CBS, NBC and Fox) so it's a great way to stream sports, including the 2023 F1 season. The app supports Roku, Fire TV and iOS/Android devices. No contract, cancel anytime.

Monaco Grand Prix on ESPN+ ($9.99)

Monaco Grand Prix on ESPN+ ($9.99)
Click through to buy your ESPN+ subscription and watch all ESPN+ sports events live streams. Arguably the best deal, however, is the Disney Bundle of Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ for just $13.99 per month (with ads) or $19.99 (ad-free).

F1 on Sling TV 50% off your first month

F1 on Sling TV 50% off your first month
Sling Orange provides streaming access to ESPN and ESPN2. You get your first month half price, then it's $40 each month after. There's no contract and you can cancel at any time. What's to lose?

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Australia

Fox Sports has the rights to show every live F1 race in Australia. That means Foxtel and Kayo Sports subscribers get a front row seat.

Kayo Sports offers new subscribers a 14-day free trial. After that, you'll be bumped onto a rolling one month contract. One is AU$25; Basic is $30; Premium is $35.

Happy with highlights? 10Play will show free highlights of every 2023 F1 race.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in the Netherlands

Ziggo Sport has the rights to live F1 practice, qualifiers and races in 2023.

Away from the Netherlands? Sign up for ExpressVPN, download the ExpressVPN app, connect to a server in the Netherlands, sign into the Ziggo GO app and enjoy an F1 live stream from anywhere.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Spain

Red Bull F1 car doing doughnuts on the track

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DAZN has the rights to show Formula 1 in Spain until the end of 2023. The streaming service will show practice, qualifiers and races on its exclusive DAZN F1 channel. If you want a cheap Spanish F1 stream, you know what to do... 

Watch F1 2023 on DAZN for €9.99 a month

Watch F1 2023 on DAZN for €9.99 a month
DAZN has the rights to every 2023 F1 race  in Spain, as well as a host of other sports including football, UFC and more. And it's only €9.99 a month. No contract, cancel anytime.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in France

The Monaco GP is free to watch on C8 in France. 

However, F1 TV Pro is typically the best option for F1 fans in France. Subscription costs just €7.99 a month or €64.99 a year  – that gets you full, live coverage of the 2023 F1 season, including practice sessions, qualifiers and the grand prix themselves.

Races are also available to watch on subscription-based French broadcaster Canal+ until 2029. 

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in the rest of the world

How to watch Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Brazil

Band continues to offer free-to-air live TV coverage of F1 races in Brazil. Cord-cutters can watch on every F1 race live via F1 TV Pro for just 39.99 a year / $5.19 a month.

How to watch Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Croatia

SportKlub is the place to find live TV coverage of the 2023 F1 World Championship in Croatia.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Finland

F1 TV Pro offers an official F1 live stream in Finland. Subscription is pricier than in some other countries: €10.99 a month or €109.99 a year.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Germany

Sky Germany has the rights to show F1 races in 2023. Austrians visiting Germany can use ExpressVPN to access free live coverage on Servus TV or ORF 1.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Italy

Sky Italia is the place to watch F1 in Italy. Former F1 test driver Davide Valsecchi provides pitlane reporting while Jacques Villeneuve provides commentary.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Japan

DAZN has been the home of F1 in Japan for several seasons. The sports streaming service offers deliver live coverage of every race and stats galore.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Portugal

Sport TV has the pay TV rights to F1 in Portugal until 2024. Subscription to the firm's streaming service costs from €6.99 a month.

Monaco Grand Prix live stream in Mexico

Fox has the official broadcasting rights to air the 2023 F1 in Mexico. Free live coverage of the Mexican GP will be on Canal 5. You can also live stream F1 in Mexico through the F1 TV Pro subscription service, at a cost of – hold onto your helmets – $949 a year! That's compared to just $29.99 a year in India.

Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance copywriter and journalist based in the UK. An avid armchair sports fan, he devours everything from football and Formula 1 to tennis, rugby and cricket. If you need to know where to watch the big game this weekend, Aatif can tell you what TV channel it's on and the exact start time (in eight different time zones). Elsewhere, Aatif has written about technology, science and politics for publications such as the The Independent, Trusted Reviews and Newsweek, but he focuses on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: sport and penny-pinching.