The 2019 MotoGP season is screeching ahead with the twelfth race taking place on British soil at none of other than the world famous Silverstone race circuit. As home to the first Grand Prix held on the British mainland, in 1977, this course has a fantastic heritage and really draws out the riders for what is sure to be an exciting race. You can catch it all using this MotoGP live stream guide.
British MotoGP 2019 – where and when
The British motorcycle Grand Prix is held at Silverstone in England.
The big MotoGP race is due to start on Sunday, August 25 at 1pm local time. So that’s 8am ET, 5am PT, 10pm AEST if you’re watching from elsewhere.
The current championship has the legendary Honda-riding Spaniard Marc Marquez sitting at the top with 230 points followed by Italian Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso with 172 points and his fellow Ducati riding Italian, Danilo Petrucci, sits just behind with 136 points.
Honda and Ducati are on top but the Yamaha duo of Rossi and Vinales are closely following in fifth and sixth places respectively commanding 103 and 102 points.
The 3.67 mile track has a peak length straight of 700 metres which should mean some great top speed runs. You can expect lots cornering entertainment too thanks to the eight left and ten right turns along the course. The top speed on this course is a tyre-ripping 332.4 km/h – so expect some high octane racing.
To keep up with every knee-scraping turn you can watch all the action using a live stream with this guide. Read on to live stream MotoGP 2019 from anywhere you happen to be in the world – it’s even absolutely FREE in some parts of the world.
How to live stream MotoGP from outside your country
To see how you can live stream the MotoGP action in the UK, Australia (where it’s on for free), the US, Canada and New Zealand, read on further down this page to see the broadcast options. But if you want to stream the riding from outside your country, you may find that it’s geo-blocked.
That’s where a VPN can come in really handy. It’s a piece of software readily available to download and install that allows you to simulate the IP address on your laptop (or mobile phone, tablet, streaming device, console, etc) so that it appears to be in a completely different country. Ideal, assuming that it doesn’t breach any Ts&Cs from the broadcaster you’re trying to tune in to.
That might sound complicated, by VPNs – or Virtual Private Networks – are actually surprisingly easy to operate. Simply select one of our top three best VPN picks below (or opt straight for our number one favorite ExpressVPN), open it up and pick out your country of choice from the ‘choose location’ menu, and then start watching as if you were sat back at home. Easy!
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How to stream MotoGP live from England in the UK
BT Sport 2 will be showing all the action this year live on TV with the action starting at 1pm today. The BT Sport app will let you watch on various other devices, too, including laptops, Apple and Android mobile devices.
BT Sport is available for £6 per month to BT Broadband subscribers but for new customers packages that include broadband, and BT TV start at £35.99 per month. Or it comes from £25 a month for current Sky TV customers.
Not in the UK this weekend? Fear not, check out our advice on using a VPN above, and it will let you watch the UK coverage from wherever on Earth you are.
How to watch the British MotoGP in the US
For US race fans it’s beIN Sports that is your go-to MotoGP coverage provider. That means you can watch via the app or on your TV if you have this available where you are.
Out of the US and want to watch the coverage? No worries – just use a VPN and register to a location showing the race.
How live stream the British MotoGP in Australia for FREE
You’re in luck Australia as the MotoGP is streamed on Network Ten, 10 Bold and Fox Sports. So hopefully there’s an option in there that’s either already paid for by your current subscription or one that you can get access to easily. 10 Bold, is free-to-air so should be ideal for most.
Apps mean you can access this from your chosen device wherever you are (although you’ll need a VPN if you’re taking that abroad).
How to watch a British MotoGP live stream in the Canada
Just like your US neighbours, Canadians can enjoy the motorbike racing action on beIN Sports which has the rights to the races for 2019.
For those travelling, you can use a VPN to change your virtual location and still enjoy the race as if you were back in Canada.
How to get a British MotoGP live stream in New Zealand
In New Zealand it’s Sky Sports that has bagged the rights to show all the 2019 MotoGP live. As you’ll likely be aware, it doesn’t come cheap. But there are ways of getting some cheap access.
You should be able to get a Fox Sports package via a great offer if you want to enjoy it for less. The Foxtel Now app works with this, so you can live stream to your preferred device – anywhere using a VPN.