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Monaco Grand PrixThe checkered flag drops on another exciting run of the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

Traditionally, the race starts at 3PM local time. Televised US coverage of the 2024 Monaco Grand Prix race begins at approx. 9AM ET on ABC and ESPN+.

In Canada, TSN is the traditional home for all Formula 1 race coverage, and in the UK watch for live coverage on Sky Sports F1.

Monaco Grand Prix US TV schedule

In the US, ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC have it covered with a full weekend of scheduled broadcasts including practice sessions, qualifying rounds, the pre-race broadcast, as well as complete coverage of the 2024 Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday beginning at 8:55 AM ET.

Since the schedule changes little year to year, check out the tentative TV schedule for the 2024 Monaco Grand Prix with updates to come as they are announced in May:


Friday, May 24 7:25 am Practice 1 ESPN2
  10:55 am Practice 2 ESPN2
Saturday, May 25 6:25 am Practice 3 ESPN2
  9:55 am Qualifying ESPN
Sunday, May 26 7:30 am Grand Prix Sunday ABC, ESPN+
  8:55 am Monaco Grand Prix ABC, ESPN+

All about the Monaco Grand Prix

Featuring a gritty street course through the narrow and winding streets of Monte Carlo, the Monaco Grand Prix provides the most challenging race in the annual Formula 1 circuit.

Port Hercule, Monaco
Millionaires who moor their yachts nearby have a front row seat as the race zooms past Monaco harbor.

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The streets themselves become Monaco Grand Prix's major attraction, thrilling spectators with an up-close view of screaming engines as racers take the twisting 78-lap circuit for all it's worth.

The first Monaco Grand Prix was held on April 14, 1929. Since then, average race speeds have risen from 50 miles (80 kilometers) per hour to almost 90 (142 kilometers) per hour.

Today, race fans attending the Monaco Grand Prix can still expect to rub shoulders with politicians, the rich and famous, and other celebrities who gather to see and be seen at one of the world's most glamorous and prestigious races.

DID YOU KNOW? Monaco Grand Prix fun facts

hairpin turn at Monaco
The infamous hairpin turn outside the Fairmont
Hotel along the Monaco Grand Prix circuit.

• The Monaco circuit is the shortest Grand Prix track on the calendar. It's also the most tight and twisty which means drivers must change gear an extraordinary 54 times per lap, or more than 4,200 changes over the course of the race. Just 42 percent of the lap is spent at full throttle.

• What's it take to turn the streets of Monaco into a race circuit? It includes 33 kilometres (20.5 miles) of safety rails, 20,000 square meters of wire catch fencing, 3,600 tires for street barriers, and 1,000 tons of grandstand seating for spectators.

• The legendary Ayrton Senna leads the pack with most wins at Monaco, followed by Michael Schumacher and Graham Hill both with five. Other record holders include Alain Prost with four, together with Stirling Moss and Jackie Stewart with three wins.

• The Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans are considered the Triple Crown of racing. Only British racing legend Graham Hill has won all three.

• Late to Monaco? Although hotels are booked solid in advance of the Monaco Grand Prix, last minute reservations can still be had for a king's ransom. Last minute hotel rooms and race tickets for the entire weekend will only set you back about US$10,000.

More information about the Monaco Grand Prix around the Web:

Automobile Club de Monaco - The official site covering the history and excitement of one of the toughest street tracks on the Grand Prix circuit. In French and English.

Monaco Grand Prix - Wikipedia - A good read with a hyperlinked and detailed history on the subject with stats on times, laps and list of recent and past winners, photo, links.

BBC Sport | Formula 1 Circuit Guide - Monaco - A brief overview, related links, weather forecast, and featuring a very cool Flash presentation on the race course and its most hair-raising hairpin turns.

Formula 1 - Complete coverage of the Grand Prix with news features, pictures, TV images.

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