Max Verstappen may have wrapped up the F1 World Drivers’ Championship last time out at the Japanese Grand Prix, but there is still plenty to fight for, including the Constructors’ crown, which Red Bull could mathematically claim this weekend at COTA.

But all eyes will be on Red Bull for a different reason, as the F1 squad reconvenes for the first time since news that the team was was found to have breached last year’s F1 spending cap rules with a ‘minor’ overspend.

Aston Martin will also be in the spotlight after it was found to have breached procedural rules.

The saga is set to reignite the debate over F1’s spending cap and what fines could be faced by teams that breach it, McLaren boss Zak Brown has written to the FIA to state that a breach of the spending cap “is cheating”.

PLUS: The one thing that cannot be sacrificed amid the Red Bull F1 overspending controversy

Red Bull in hot water over ‘minor overspend’ that breached 2021 spending cap rules

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The full 2022 United States GP session schedule

Friday, October 21, 2022

Free Practice 1: 20:00-21:00 BST (14:00-15:00 local)
Free Practice 2: 23:00-12:30 BST (17:00-18:30 local)*

*FP2 extended to United States GP and Mexico City for tire testing

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Free Practice 3: 20:00-21:00 BST (14:00-15:00 local)
Qualification: 23:00-12:00 BST (17:00-18:00 local)

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Race: 20:00 BST (14:00 local)

How can I watch Formula 1?

In the UK, Formula 1 is only broadcast live on Sky Sports, with highlights shown on Channel 4 hours after the race. Live streaming via NOW is also available in the UK.

Sky Sports F1, which broadcasts F1 races, can be added as part of the Sky Sports Channels, which cost £20 a month for new customers. Sky Sports can also be accessed through NOW with a one-off payment of £11.98 or a monthly membership of 33.99p per month.

Fans wanting to watch the race for free will have to wait until Sunday morning (qualifying) or Sunday evening (race) to see the highlights on Channel 4.

George Russell, Williams FW43B battles Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR21

George Russell, Williams FW43B battles Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin AMR21

Photo: Zak Mauger / Images of motor sports

How can I watch the United States GP?

channel: Sky Sports F1 HD and Sky Sports Main Event
Channel numbers – Sky: 406 and 401
Channel numbers – Virgin Media: 506 and 501

Sky Sports has exclusive rights to live coverage in the United Kingdom, with the build-up to the F1 United States GP starting at 6.30pm on Sky Sports F1 and the Sky Sports Main Event until lights-out at 8pm.

When can I watch United States GP highlights?

channel: 4 channel
Start time: Qualifying is 8:30 a.m. Sunday, race is 12:30 a.m. Monday

Channel 4 has the rights to show highlights of qualifying and the US Grand Prix.

Will F1 United States be on the radio?

Live radio coverage of every practice, qualifying and race of the 2022 F1 season will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live or 5 Live Sports Extra and on the BBC Sport website.

Coverage of the United States GP will begin at 8pm BST on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sounds app.

Weather forecast for the US Grand Prix

Warm, sunny weather with a low chance of rain is expected at Circuit of the Americas throughout the race weekend. A maximum of 31 degrees Celsius is forecast for the start of the race on Sunday, which is 10 degrees warmer than last time’s Japanese Grand Prix.

Most Formula 1 wins at the US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton: 6 wins (2007, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Michael Schumacher: 5 wins (2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
Graham Hill: 3 wins (1963, 1964, 1965)
Jim Clark: 3 wins (1962, 1966, 1967)