Emilia Romagna Grand Prix live stream: How to watch the F1 action from Italy online from anywhere

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Coming hot on the heels of last month's absorbing season opener in Bahrain, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton enter into battle once more on the winding circuit of Imola in Italy. Read on to find out how to get an Emilia Romagna Grand Prix live stream and watch the F1 action from anywhere in the world.

Giving an early glimpse of what looks set to be a classic season, last month's season curtain-raiser suggested Mercedes man Hamilton will have a far more difficult task in fighting off the threat of Team Red Bull in his bid to retain his title.

The gripping climax of the Bahrain GP saw Verstappen take first place from Hamilton, only to have to hand back the lead after accepting he had overtaken the English driver by running off the track.

With the Dutchman now at the wheel of what looks like the faster car, can Hamilton keep him at bay once more on this iconic circuit? Read on for full details on how to get a live stream of the 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix with our guide below.

F1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix: Where and when?

This weekend's GP at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola, Italy starts on Sunday at 2pm WET local time / 2pm BST / 9am ET / 6am PT / 11pm AEST / 1am NZST (Monday).

How to watch the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix live using F1 TV Pro

Formula One now has its own dedicated live streaming service in the shape of F1 TV Pro which offers every race as well as qualifying and practice sessions live.

Available in 188 countries around the world including the US and most of Europe, however, the service is not available in the UK and Ireland thanks to Sky's blanket deal to show live races across the region.

Racing fans in the USA can subscribe to F1 TV Pro for only $9.99 per month or $79.99 per year, while for motorsports fans in France and the Netherlands for just €7.99 a month.

How to watch the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix online in the U.S.

ESPN also has broadcast rights to the 2021 Formula 1 season. This opens up a host of options for cord-cutting F1 fans, with the network available via a number of over-the-top operators.

The cheapest of these is Sling TV's Orange package at $35 which includes ESPN and offers a FREE trial period before billing.

Alternatively, FuboTV an even broader end-to-end cable replacement service, offering ESPN and over 120 other channels on plans starting from $64.99 a month.

Lights out for the race on Sunday is at 9am ET / 6am PT.

How to stream the 2021 F1 Emilia Romagna GP live in the UK

Sky will once again be offering their comprehensive F1 coverage for the 2021 season, with all the practice and qualifying action as well as the race itself via its Sky Sports F1 channel and the Sky Go app. Sky Q customers will also be able to watch all the coverage in glorious 4K.

For those looking to avoid being tied down to a contract, there's the option of NOW's Sports Membership. It costs £33.99 for 30 days, which compares very favorably to the £9.99 24-hour pass, and gets you all 11 Sky Sports channels.

How to stream the 2021 F1 Emilia Romagna GP live in Canada

TSN and its French-language sister channel RDS have the exclusive rights to show live F1 action in Canada.

If you're not already a subscriber through cable, the TSN Direct and RDS Direct streaming services are priced at CA$4.99 a day or $19.99 a month.

Coverage on either channel goes live just before the start of each session. The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix starts at 9am ET / 6am PT Canadian time this Sunday.

Live stream F1 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Australia

Fox Sports has exclusive live rights to this season's F1 Down Under.

If you don't want the commitment of a cable subscription, the good news is that Fox Sports F1 coverage is also available via streaming-only service Kayo Sports.

The service is available for just $25 a month and it comes with a FREE 2-week trial period.

Emilia Romagna GP starts at 11pm AEST on Sunday night, but you can also watch all of the practice and qualifying sessions through Fox and Kayo.

Watch F1 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix online from outside your country

We have details of all the U.S., UK, Australian, and Canadian broadcasters of this weekend's racing from Italy above in this guide. If you're intent on watching the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix but find yourself away from home then you'll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as it's likely to be geo-blocked.

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Kevin Lynch