British Grand Prix: Live stream FREE, what TV channel, start time and Silverstone circuit info for 2018 F1 race

LEWIS HAMILTON is aiming to recapture the lead from Sebastian Vettel at the British Grand Prix after German moved one point ahead of him in Austria.

But Hamilton has had the best possible start to the weekend, edging out his rival to secure pole with a Silverstone track record.

 Vettel took third place and the championship lead back by a single point from Hamilton

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Vettel took third place and the championship lead back by a single point from Hamilton

When is the British Grand Prix?

HELD at the iconic Silverstone track, the race will start on Sunday, July 8.

The drivers will be given the green light at 2.10pm.

On July 7, the battle for pole will get going at 2pm.

Practice sessions 1 and 2 will take place on Friday at 10am and 2pm.

The final practice session will begin just before qualifying at 11am.

 Hamilton surrendered his title lead to Sebastian Vettel in Austria

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Hamilton surrendered his title lead to Sebastian Vettel in Austria

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

YOU have a choice of where to watch this weekend's action.

The race will be broadcast on both Channel 4HD and Sky Sports F1.

If you're watching on Sky then coverage starts at 12.30pm, whilst Channel 4 will be on air from 1.40pm.

For practice sessions, tune into the Sky Sports F1 channel from 9.45am on Friday and 10.45am on Saturday.

To stream you can login to your Sky Go account and watch on the move via your tablet, laptop or mobile.

Alternatively, can grab a Sky Sports Day Pass from Now TV for £7.99.

Click here for full info of which F1 races are on Sky Sports and Channel 4 this year.

How can I watch and live stream the British Grand Prix for free?

Channel 4 and All 4 is free for all UK viewers with a TV TV licence.

Get your TV licence here.

 Lewis Hamilton will be hoping for a better result at Silverstone

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Lewis Hamilton will be hoping for a better result at Silverstone

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LEWIS HAMILTON is aiming to recapture the lead from Sebastian Vettel at the British Grand Prix after German moved one point ahead of him in Austria.