- Formula 1 kicks off in Hungary this weekend.
- There will be three practice tracks in Budapest.
- You can follow them on TV and live.
The weekend of Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July will take place the 13th Formula 1 race of the season. A total of three training runs will take place at the Hungaroring. You can follow them on TV and live – we’ll tell you how.
Race weekend cannot be watched on free TV, you can only catch it on pay TV via Sky Q or live online. For one thing, Sky offers you paid live streaming through Wow. On the other hand, the ORF also broadcasts the workouts online – and it’s even free.
Free workouts at Sky
- 1st free trial: Friday July 29 from 2 p.m. on Sky
- 2nd free practice: Friday July 29 from 5 p.m. on Sky
- 3rd free practice: Saturday July 31 from 1 p.m. on Sky
Sky broadcasts the free practice sessions on Sky Sport F1. The live stream of Wow costs you at least 24.99 euros per month because you have to book the sports subscription.
at Wow from 24.99 euros per month*
Alternative: Free training on ORF
- 1st free practice: Friday July 29 from 2 p.m. on ORF 1
- 2nd free practice: Friday July 29 from 5 p.m. on ORF 1
- 3rd free practice: Saturday July 31 from 1 p.m. on ORF 1
Sky owns the rights to broadcast Formula 1 in Germany. In Austria, on the other hand, these are broadcast by Servus TV and ORF, which broadcast the races alternately. The Hungarian race can be seen on ORF.
The two broadcasters broadcast the races there on free television and also for free on the Internet. However, the live stream is protected from access from abroad by a block of countries.
The country block can be circumvented with a VPN service, but you are moving into a legal gray area.
at ORF1-compliant VPN NordVPN can stream ORF 1*
at ORF1-compliant VPN Cyberghost can stream ORF 1*
This is how you receive ORF one in the live stream
The easiest way to receive live ORF eins is to subscribe to one of the following online television services. So not only do you have a full stream, but you’re also watching it legally. We advise against illegal or dubious offers. On the one hand, you may be liable to prosecution, on the other hand, viruses or malware are very often distributed on these streaming portals.
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In our “Internet TV” guide, we offer you a comprehensive overview of the best legal Internet TV providers in Germany. You can also find out how individual services performed in our test, which plans are free and who is streaming which channels.
Watch ORF one live online in browser
All legal ORF eins live streams can be found here on this page. Unless otherwise specified, you do not need to register or pay for the stream.
- direct [Kostenlos; Spezialsendungen in Deutschland verfübar, der Rest muss über einen VPN geschaut werden.]
Since all streams run directly in the browser, you can start the stream on a laptop and connect it to the TV. With the appropriate resolution and bandwidth, you get the full picture on your TV. Alternatively, you can also make your TV “smart” and then launch the stream directly on the TV via the built-in browser.
Avoid shady offers
You should avoid illegal streaming providers. It is a punishable offense to use it, and you could be downloading a virus without knowing it. In our overview, we will tell you which streaming portals are reputable and which are not.
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