Italian MotoGP 2021 live stream: How to watch the Grand Prix online from anywhere

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With Ducati on home turf and on a roll, hopes are high for Jack Miller to make it three finishes in a row on the top of the podium as the riders prepare to battle it out on the Mugello Circuit. Don't miss a single lap with our guide to getting an Italian MotoGP 2021 live stream.

Miller's two wins — his first in five years — have pushed him to 4th in the standings, with fellow Ducati stars Francesco Bagnaia (2nd) Johann Zarco (3rd) ahead of him, and Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo still the man to catch at the top of the table.

WIth last year's Italian GP having been cancelled, Quartararo has only raced once previously on this circuit and will be looking to improve upon his 10th place finish in 2019.

A Ducati rider has won each of the past three Italian GPs, but will that be the case this time out? One rider who'll be confident of shaking up that orthodoxy is Marc Marquez, with the Repsol Honda rider battling back after a nine-month injury lay-off and desperate to get back to winning ways.

Having won in all three classes at Mugello, the Spaniard is something of a specialist on the circuit and will be looking to go one better than his second-place finish on this track back in 2019.

Read on as we explain below how to get a MotoGP live stream for this week's Italian MotoGP.

MotoGP: Italian Grand Prix 2021: Where and when?

The Italian Grand Prix takes place on Sunday at the Mugello Circuit, Scarperia e San Piero, Tuscany, in Italy.

The Grand Prix starts at 2pm CEST local time. That makes it a 1pm BST start for fans watching from the UK and an 8am ET / 5am PT flag for those in the U.S., and 10pm AEST on Sunday night for folk tuning in from Australia.

Watch the 2021 MotoGP: Italian 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 further down in this guide. If you're intent on watching the Italian 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.

That's where a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can be a lifesaver. They allow you to virtually change the location of your laptop, tablet, or mobile to one that's back in your home country, letting you watch as if you were back there.

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How to watch the Italian Grand Prix online in the U.S.

NBC Sports has exclusive broadcast rights to the 2021 MotoGP season in the States, but the network is only showing five GPs live this year, with the rest being shown on tape delay.

Sunday's race season falls into the latter category. While the race will start at 8am ET / 5am PT, the delayed broadcast of the race on NBCSN will start at 5pm ET / 2pm PT on Sunday afternoon.

If you already have NBC Sports via cable already, you're all set and can watch via the network's website — you just need to tap in the details of your TV provider.

If you're looking to cut the cord, you can watch NBCSN via a free FuboTV trial today as it includes the channel and can be cancelled no questions asked if it's not right for you.

If you find yourself unable to access NBC's coverage because you're out of the country, remember that you can use a VPN to tune into your usual coverage just like you would at home. Of the many options, ExpressVPN as outlined above, remains one of the best services currently out there.

How to stream the Italian Grand Prix live in the UK

BT Sport is where all the MotoGP action is at for UK viewers, with BT Sport 2 the channel to head to. Subscribers can watch online, either through the BT Sport website or by using the BT Sport app, available for iOS and Android.

If you don't fancy a long-term commitment, there's now BT Sport's Monthly Pass option, which lets you pay £25 and cancel whenever you want.

Coverage of the Italian Grand Prix starts on Sunday at 12.30pm BST ahead of the 1pm start.

If you're a BT Sport subscriber but are currently outside the UK then you'll need to download a VPN and follow the instructions above to live stream the action.

Can I stream the Italian Grand Prix live in Canada?

Canadian motorsport fans now have a new option for watching the 2021 MotoGP season, with dedicated motorsports and automotive network Rev TV nabbing the broadcast rights for the region.

Rev TV is available via most cable providers, including Bell and Shaw Direct. Most operators now provide their own streaming services via their own dedicated apps, which should allow subscribers to stream all this weekend's MotoGP action.

The riders will be on the starting grid at 8am ET / 5am PT.

Live stream MotoGP in Australia for free

The great news for Aussie motorsports fans is that free-to-air channel Network 10 is once again broadcasting the entire MotoGP season including the Italian Grand Prix live for nada. You can stream the coverage via the Tenplay on-demand service's website and apps for iOS and Android. The race is set to start at 10pm AEST on Sunday night, with coverage starting at 9.30pm.

Kevin Lynch