All those in the UK and Europe will be pleased to hear that the Chinese Grand Prix is the last flyaway race before F1 heads back to Europe, so therefore it’s the last of the early starts in front of the telly.  Just so you don’t miss a thing, here’s Badger’s handy guide to what’s on and when:

First of all, the main attractions:

  • Saturday : Qualifying : 07.00 – 0.800 (coverage begins at 6.10am)
  • Sunday : Grand Prix : 08.00 – 10.00 (coverage begins at around 7am)

And then for the hardcore fans:

  • Friday : Practice 1 : 03.00 – 04.30
  • Friday : Practice 2 : 07.00 – 08.30
  • Saturday : Practice 3 : 04.00 – 05.00

The main attractions are shown on BBC1, Red Button, online and via Radio on 5Live.  The practice sessions are on Red Button, online and radio only.

While you’re waiting for the action to start, why not checkout our Track Guide and look back at three of the best races from Shanghai and if you’ve already seen them and after some non-gp coverage, have a read and share your thoughts on “improving the show