What channel is the British Grand Prix on? How to watch Silverstone race for FREE this weekend

The much-anticipated British Grand Prix will be available on free-to-air TV this weekend.

Sky Sports has exclusive live coverage for the majority of the 22 races on the Formula 1 calendar.

However, this weekend's Grand Prix at Silverstone will be broadcast on Channel 4 and we have included all the information you need to keep up with the action on the track.

How can I watch?

Coverage will begin at 1.30pm on Channel 4, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports F1 for he race which begins at 3pm.

Sky Sports subscribers can watch the action on the service while Channel 4's coverage is available for free.

Is there a stream?

Sky will have the coverage available on Sky Go while Channel 4's online service All 4 will host coverage on the internet.

BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Lewis Hamilton pictured during a practice session at Silverstone. Picture: Getty Images.

There is Sky Go and All 4 apps available on mobile, tablet and consoles.

What does the starting grid look like?

Carlos Sainz edged out Max Verstappen to claim the first pole position of his Formula One career for Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

In the rain at Silverstone, Ferrari’s Sainz excelled to see off world champion Verstappen by just 0.072 seconds, with Charles Leclerc third in the other scarlet car in a thrilling qualifying session.

Sergio Perez took fourth, with Lewis Hamilton a full second back in fifth – one spot ahead of compatriot Lando Norris, who was sixth for McLaren. Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate George Russell finished eighth.

Full grid: 1. Carlos Sainz; 2. Max Verstappen; 3. Charles Leclerc; 4. Lewis Hamilton; 5. Sergio Perez; 6. Lando Norris; 7. Fernando Alonso; 8. George Russell; 9. Guanyu Zhou; 10. Nicholas Latifi; 11. Pierre Gasly; 12. Valtteri Bottas; 13. Yuki Tsunoda ; 14. Daniel Ricciardo ; 15. Esteban Ocon; 16. Alex Albon; 17. Kevin Magnussen ; 18 Sebastian Vettel; 19. Mick Schumacher; 20. Lance Stroll.