MotoGP 2021 on UK TV with Live Streaming Options


2019 MotoGP Championship

2021 sees the return of MotoGP’s dominant force, Marc Marquez. After a season spent on the sidelines due to injury, he’s back hoping to reclaim the title of World Champion from his compatriot Joan Mir. If you want to see this battle unfold you can find out how to watch or stream every MotoGP race live right here.

2020 was a remarkable season for MotoGP both on and off the track. First of all the season didn’t even get properly underway until July due to the pandemic. Then, in the first race of the season reigning world champion Marc Marquez sustained a broken arm that ruled him out for the rest of the year.

What followed was one of the closest MotoGP Championships we have seen in a long time, with virtually every race giving us a new winner. Joan Mir eventually finished the season on top and in the process gave Suzuki their first World Title since Kenny Roberts Jr. in 2020.

Move forward to 2021 and things are nicely set up. Suzuki is back at the front and Ducati also has a great bike, meaning Honda will have to go some to get back on the podium. The first race of the season gets underway in Qatar in March (26th-28th), with the final race in Valencia coming in November (12th-14th). That means a total of 19 (confirmed) stops on this year’s calendar.

How to Watch MotoGP on UK TV

The 2021 MotoGP season is available to watch exclusively on BT Sport. They will provide Live and On Demand coverage from every race weekend, including practice sessions, qualifying and pit wall interviews.

At this moment in time, there is no Freeview broadcaster for MotoGP highlights. Quest held the rights in 2020, but going into the 2021 season it is thought that the only place to watch MotoGP will be via BT.

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The 2021 MotoGP Live on BT TV

BT Sport has signed an exclusive deal with the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, bringing us live MotoGP right up until 2024. The network is showing every race live – including all lead-up practice sessions, warm-ups and qualifying races. BT Sport’s coverage is led by Mel Sykes along with commentator Julien Ryder and pundits Neil Hodgson and James Toseland.

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Qatar MotoGP TV Preview

The next event on the MotoGP calendar is the Qatar GP. Every warm-up, practice and qualifying session is available to watch live in the UK on BT Sport. There is MotoGP coverage on Freeview at this time.

Qatar GP Live TV Times

DateEventTimeChannel
Friday 26 MarPractice LIVETBCBT Sport
Saturday 27 MarQualifying LIVETBCBT Sport
Sunday 28 MarQatar GP LIVETBCBT Sport

Shown as British Summer Time (BST), adjust for regional differences.

Watch or Stream MotoGP Live

In 2021, BT Sport is televising all 19 MotoGP weekends live, with replays of the sessions you may have missed. This includes every qualifying and practice session broadcast live, as the option of streaming the Qatar MotoGP live to a variety of eligible mobile devices via the BT Sport app. With the online BT app you can watch up to four devices registered on your subscription, while you can add a new device above the limit once every 30 days. You may watch on up to two devices at once.

2021 MotoGP Live Grand Prix Schedule

DateGrand Prix VenueChannels Available
Mar 28Qatar Grand PrixBT Sport
Apr 4 Doha Grand PrixBT Sport
Apr 18Portugal Grand Prix BT Sport
May 2Jerez Grand PrixBT Sport
May 16French Grand PrixBT Sport
May 30 Italy Grand Prix
Jun 6Catalan Grand PrixBT Sport
Jun 20German Grand PrixBT Sport
Jun 27Dutch Grand PrixBT Sport
Jul 11Finland Grand PrixBT Sport
Aug 15Austrian Grand PrixBT Sport
Aug 29British Grand PrixBT Sport
Sep 12Aragon Grand PrixBT Sport
Sep 19San Marino Grand PrixBT Sport
Oct 3Japanese Grand PrixBT Sport
Oct 10Thailand Grand PrixBT Sport
Oct 24Australian Grand PrixBT Sport
Oct 31Malaysia Grand PrixBT Sport
Nove 14Valencian Grand PrixBT Sport

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