How and when to watch the Cape Town E-Prix

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How and when to watch the Cape Town E-Prix

Here's all the race start times and where to watch Formula E's first-ever trip to Cape Town.


Free Practice 1 for the Cape Town E-Prix gets underway at 17:00 local time on Friday 24 February.

Free Practice 2 follows at 09:10 local on Saturday with qualifying from 11:40. Round 5 of Season 9 gets underway from 16:00 local, 14:00 UTC.

Africa: Across Sub-Saharan Africa, catch live action from Qualifying across both SuperSport Grandstand and SuperSport Motorsport. Race sessions will be shown on SuperSport Motorsport. In South Africa, our free-to-air broadcast partner eTV will be covering qualifying on their eReality channel with race action covered on eTV.
Germany: In Germany, the race will be live on Formula E’s home, ProSieben. Fans will also be able to catch free practice sessions and qualifying live on As usual, the Ran Racing team will be reporting from site, telling all the key stories direct from the paddock.
UK: Watch the race action live on Channel 4 and catch up on all the racing via All4. Viewers will also be able to watch all sessions from the Cape Town ePrix live on Channel 4 Sport YouTube. Eurosport 1 will also be covering race live with highlights on Eurosport 2.  Discovery+ will also bring UK based fans dedicated coverage from all sessions. 
France: In France, fans can catch delayed race action on La Chaine L’Equipe. Eurosport 1 will show the race live whilst will be showing all sessions live. 
Italy: The race will be live on Mediaset’s Channel 20, with all sessions available live on .Sky Sports will also show the race live on Sky Sports 257 with all sessions across their digital platforms, and dedicated news coverage across the weekend. 
The Netherlands: Enjoy the race on Ziggo Sport and Ziggo Sport Select. Eurosport 2 will also be providing live coverage across the weekend on linear and digital channels. 
Rest of Europe: Across the remainder of Europe (excl. Italy), all sessions will be live across Eurosport’s linear and digital platforms. Eurosport will provide bespoke, live coverage of the race on Eurosport 1, whilst all sessions will be live on Discovery + / and Eurosport Extra. These platforms will also provide a one-stop destination for all Formula E fans’ catch-up needs. 
Americas: Watch the race live on CBS Sports Network both online or via your cable provider. Free practice sessions will be live on as well as the CBS Sports App. In Canada TVA Sports 2 and TSN 5 will show all the race action from Cape Town in French and English respectively.
Mexico will continue to enjoy coverage on Fox Sports 3, Claro Sports, and Azteca Deportes, with Claro Sports providing further coverage across Latin America. 
Brazilian fans can catch all race action across Band TV and BandSports along with digital coverage on BandPlay.
Middle East and North Africa: Qualifying and race will be live on Saudi Sport Company’s (SSC) linear channel SSC 2 as well as their digital platform Across the Middle East and North Africa, Dubai Sports will be showcasing qualifying and race.
India: Star Sports Select 2 & Disney+ Hotstar will show all of the competitive action live from the Cape Town ePrix, with Disney + HotStar the destination for all the Formula E action across the weekend.
China: Formula E’s digital partnerships continue with; HUYA, BiliBili, Weibo, Kuaishou and Douyin will be covering all sessions live, with live race action on Guangdong Sports linear channel.
Pan Asia: SpoTV will be providing full coverage of Practice, Qualifying and Race, bringing all the Formula E action to fans across Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore and Vietnam
Japan: Viewers will be able to catch all the action from Qualifying and Race sessions on J-Sports 2, with BS Fuji providing dedicated highlights coverage.
Indonesia: Catch the race live on iNews, with dedicated coverage of the weekend across MNC platforms. 
Australia: Formula E continues the broadcast partnership with Stan Sports, who will bring live coverage of all sessions on the Stan Sports platform. 9GO will wrap up the weekend with highlights for fans in Australia.
New Zealand: In New Zealand, catch all of the action, live on Sky Sports 5. 
Full details on where to watch, including information for all territories worldwide, can be found at: