Dutch GP Schedule 2022: Formula 1

Track Schedule

F1 track action starts on Friday at Zandvoort with two, 1-hour free practice sessions (FP1 & FP2) for teams to find the perfect setup.

Free practice 3 (FP3) takes place on Saturday afternoon, building up to qualifying; a 3-part session where lap times decide starting positions for the Grand Prix on Sunday.

f1 track schedule
FridayFirst Practice12:30 - 13:30
Second Practice16:00 - 17:00
SaturdayThird Practice12:00 - 13:00
Qualifying 15:00 - 16:00
SundayGrand Prix (72 laps or 120 minutes)*15:00 - 17:00

*An F1 race has a maximum time of 2 hours, but can run for up to 3 hours if there are red flags. Jump to full timetable.


Pitstop Practice

Spectators with a view of the pits try not to blink. This is where pit crews hone their skills for the 2-second tyre change.

Pitstop Practice at the Dutch GP is from 9:10am-9:40am on Saturday.

pitstop practice schedule

Track Parade

This is when the grandstands really start to fill up. 2 hours before lights out, drivers warm-up for the race by waving at fans and answering questions. Last chance photo op before the helmets go on.

The driver’s parade at the Dutch GP is from 1:00pm-1:30pm on Sunday.

f1 track parade time


Dutch GP Schedule 2022: Support Races

Formula 2

A good chance to see the star drivers of the future. F2, the feeder series to F1 has seen many well-known names pass through its ranks. The single-seater cars have an identical chassis, engine and tyres which means it’s all about driver skill and the racing is close.

On Friday the F2 action starts with a 45-minute practice session in the morning and a 30-minute qualifying in the afternoon. The Sprint Race is on Saturday and the Feature Race on Sunday.

f2 schedule
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Formula 3

Formula 3 is an important step on the road to success in single-seater motor racing. Drivers who do well here usually go on to compete in F2 and sometimes even make the leap to F1.

The F3 schedule starts with a 45-minute practice session on Friday followed by a half-hour qualifying session. A sprint race takes place on Saturday and the second and final race takes place on Sunday morning.

formula 3 schedule
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Porsche Supercup

The long-term support act for F1, Porche Supercup is a one-make racing series that accompanies most of the European F1 races and some of the long hauls too.

The schedule for Zandvoort sees a 45-minute practice session on Friday, a 30-minute qualifying session on Saturday and a 30-minute race on Sunday.

porsche supercup
© Lukas Raich | Wikimedia

Full Timetable for the Dutch Grand Prix Weekend

FRIDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER  
FIA Formula 3Practice Session08:55 - 09:40
FIA Formula 2Practice Session10:05 - 10:50
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour11:00 - 11:30
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk11:00 - 12:00
FIAF1 Car Presentation11:00 - 12:00
Promoter ActivityShowteam11:30 - 11:45
FORMULA 1FIRST PRACTICE SESSION12:30 - 13:30
FIA Formula 3Qualifying Session14:00 - 14:30
FIA Formula 2Qualifying Session15:00 - 15:30
Promoter ActivityShowteam15:35 - 15:45
FORMULA 1SECOND PRACTICE SESSION16:00 - 17:00
FIA Formula 3Press Conference17:15 - 17:45
Porsche Mobil 1 SupercupPractice Session17:30 - 18:15
FIA Formula 2Press Conference17:50 - 18:20
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour18:30 - 19:00
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk18:30 - 19:30
Paddock ClubPit Lane Walk18:30 - 19:00
SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER  
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk08:45 - 09:30
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour09:00 - 09:30
Formula 1Teams Press Conference09:05 - 10:05
Formula 1Team Pit Stop Practice09:10 - 09:40
FIA Formula 3Sprint Race (21 Laps or 40 Mins +1 Lap)10:25 - 11:10
Promoter ActivityShowteam11:15 - 11:30
FIA Formula 3Press Conference11:30 - 12:00
FORMULA 1THIRD PRACTICE SESSION12:00 - 13:00
Porsche Mobil 1 SupercupQualifying Session13:30 - 14:00
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour14:05 - 14:35
Promoter ActivityDrift Show14:25 - 14:40
FORMULA 1QUALIFYING SESSION15:00 - 16:00
Formula 1Press Conference16:00 - 17:00
Promoter ActivityShowteam16:10 - 16:30
FIA Formula 2Sprint Race (29 Laps or 45 Mins +1 Lap)17:00 - 17:50
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour18:00 - 19:00
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk18:00 - 19:00
FIA Formula 2Press Conference18:10 - 18:40
F1 ExperiencesF1 Experiences - Pit Lane Walk & Trophy Photo19:00 - 20:30
F1 ExperiencesF1 Experiences Champions Club - Track Tour & Trophy Photo19:00 - 20:30
SUNDAY 4th SEPTEMBER  
FIA Formula 3Feature Race (26 Laps or 45 Mins)08:45 - 09:35
FIA Formula 2Feature Race (40 Laps or 60 Mins +1 Lap)10:20 - 11:25
Promoter ActivityShowteam11:30 - 11:40
FIA Formula 2Press Conference11:45 - 12:15
Porsche Mobil 1 SupercupRace (17 Laps or 30 Mins)12:05 - 12:40
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour12:55 - 13:25
Promoter ActivityShowteam13:00 - 13:30
Formula 1Drivers' Parade13:00 - 13:30
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk13:00 - 14:00
Promoter ActivityPorsche Demonstration13:30 - 14:00
Formula 1National Anthem14:44 - 14:46
FORMULA 1GRAND PRIX (72 LAPS OR 120 MINS)15:00 - 17:00

All start times in this timetable and other schedules on this page are in the local timezone at the track. Times are subject to change.

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