2024 Monaco Grand Prix Schedule & Race Timings

Alex Gassman

by Alex Gassman

Monaco GP schedule

The 2024 Monaco Grand Prix is the 8th round of the Formula 1 championship and will be held on the 24th to 26th May at the Monte Carlo street circuit.

2024 Monaco GP dates

The 2024 Monaco Grand Prix weekend starts on Friday the 24th May and finishes on Sunday the 26th May. 

The Grand Prix takes place on the Monte Carlo street circuit and is the 8th race of the season.

Monaco Grand Prix race weekend format

The 2024 Monaco GP will have the usual format of three practice sessions, a qualifying session and the full grand prix. There is no sprint race.

Below is the format and duration of the different F1 sessions during the race weekend:

Friday 24th May:

  • Practice 1 (60 mins)
  • Practice 2 (60 mins)

Saturday 25th May:

  • Practice 3 (60 mins)
  • Qualifying – Q1 / Q2 / Q3 (60 mins)

Sunday 26th May:

  • Grand Prix (120 mins / 63 laps)

Monaco Grand Prix Schedule 2024

Below is the 2024 Monaco Grand Prix schedule for all F1 practice, qualifying, sprint and race sessions over the race weekend.

2024 Monaco GP Schedule
Friday 24th May Local Time UK Time
Practice 1 13:30 - 14:30 12:30 - 13:30
Practice 2 17:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 17:00
Saturday 25th May
Practice 3 12:30 - 13:30 11:30 - 12:30
Qualifying 16:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 16:00
Sunday 26th May
Grand Prix 15:00 14:00

2024 Monaco 1 qualifying time

Qualifying  will take place on Saturday 25th May at 16:00 (4pm) local circuit time.

Qualifying will be split in to three separate sessions: Q1, Q2 and Q3.

All 20 drivers will take part in Q1. Only the quickest15 of those drivers will progress to Q2. Then, only the 10 fastest drivers from Q2 will move on to the final 10 minute shootout for pole position in Q3.

2024 Monaco GP start time

The Grand Prix will start at 15:00 (3pm) local time on Sunday 26th May.

The Grand Prix will last for a maximum of 120 minutes or 78 laps, whichever is shorter.

What time is the race in my country?

The Monaco GP takes places in Monte Carlo, Monaco. This is in the Central European Summer Time  (CEST) zone which is UTC+2.

Below are the start times for all F1 sessions over the Formula 1 weekend in a number of other time zones.

Session Monaco Time
CEST
Pacific Time
PT
Central Time
CT
Eastern Time
ET
UK Time
GMT
Australian Eastern Time
AET
Practice 1 13:30 04:30 06:30 07:30 12:30 21:30
Practice 2 17:00 08:00 10:00 11:00 16:00 01:00 +1
Practice 3 12:30 03:30 05:30 06:30 11:30 20:30
Qualifying 16:00 07:00 09:00 10:00 15:00 00:00 +1
Race 15:00 06:00 08:00 09:00 14:00 23:00

What channel is the Monaco on?

UK Formula 1 fans will be able to watch footage of the Monaco GP live on the Sky Sports F1 channel, but you will need a paid subscription to do this. 

Pre-race build up usually begins about 60 – 90 minutes before the Grand Prix begins.

Race highlights will be available for free on Channel 4 on the evening on Sunday 26th May.

Information on international TV coverage and broadcasters of the F1 can be found on the official Formula 1 website.

Detailed motorsport schedule

As well as the F1 there will be other support races hitting the track during the weekend.

For 2024 the support races are:

  • FIA Formula 2
  • FIA Formula 3
  • Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup
Below is the full schedule for the weekend including all suport races. Times are in local circuit times.
Friday 24th May
11:05 - 11:21 FIA Formula 3 Qualifying Session (Group A)
11:29 - 11:45 FIA Formula 3 Qualifying Session (Group B)
12:00 - 12:30 Paddock Club Track Tour
12:00 - 13:00 Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
12:00 - 13:00 FIA F1 Car Presentation
13:30 - 14:30 FORMULA 1 FIRST PRACTICE SESSION
15:10 - 15:26 FIA Formula 2 Qualifying Session (Group A)
15:30 - 16:30 Formula 1 Teams' Press Conference
15:34 - 15:50 FIA Formula 2 Qualifying Session (Group B)
16:00 - 16:30 Paddock Club Track Tour
16:00 - 16:40 Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
16:30 - 17:00 FIA Formula 2 Press Conference
17:00 - 18:00 FORMULA 1 SECOND PRACTICE SESSION
18:45 - 19:15 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Qualifying Session
Saturday 25th May
09:35 - 10:10 Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
09:40 - 10:10 Formula 1 Team Pit Stop Practice
10:45 - 11:30 FIA Formula 3 Sprint Race (23 Laps or 40 Mins +1 Lap)
12:30 - 13:30 FORMULA 1 THIRD PRACTICE SESSION
14:15 - 15:05 FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race (30 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)
15:30 - 15:50 FIA Formula 2 Press Conference
16:00 - 17:00 FORMULA 1 QUALIFYING SESSION
17:00 - 18:00 Formula 1 Press Conference
17:15 - 18:50 Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
17:50 - 18:50 Paddock Club Track Tour
Sunday 26th May
08:00 - 08:50 FIA Formula 3 Feature Race (27 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)
09:40 - 10:45 FIA Formula 2 Feature Race (42 Laps or 60 Mins +1 Lap)
11:25 - 11:55 FIA Formula 2 Press Conference
12:00 - 12:35 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Race (17 Laps or 30 Mins)
12:50 - 13:35 Paddock Club Track Tour
12:50 - 14:00 Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
13:00 - 13:30 Formula 1 Drivers' Parade
13:50 - 14:00 HSH The Prince and The Princess of Monaco
14:46 - 14:48 Formula 1 National Anthem
15:00 - 17:00 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX (78 LAPS OR 120 MINS)

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Alex Gassman

I‘m Alex. I write F1 and motorsport guides based on my experience as racing driver and full-time motorsport nerd. I’ve traveled the world watching F1 and other racing series.

I started oversteer48 with the aim of helping other motorsport fans who are planning on watching some racing themselves.

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