F1 or Formula 1 is one of the popular racing events that will be conducted every year. You can stream all the races with a compatible device. Lewis Hamilton has kickstarted the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship with a win on Bahrain GP, and the final match will be conducted on 12th December 2021. Totally 23 rounds will be conducted in the 2021 season. You can stream all the F1 (Formula 1) races on your TV with a “Chromecast with Google TV” streaming device.
Watch Formula 1 Live on Google TV Using F1 TV App
The best way to watch Formula 1 (F1) racing events on Google TV is by installing the F1 TV app. However, F1 TV is only for Android and iOS devices. So you need to sideload the Android version of F1 TV by using the Downloader app.
There are two plans available on F1 TV:
- F1 TV Access – $26.99/year
- F1 TV Pro – $79.99/year (includes 7-day free trial)
To stream the racing events live, you need to purchase the F1 TV Pro package. The F1 TV Access lets you access only the on-demand replays and highlights.
Step 1: Connect the Google TV to your TV and go to the Apps section.
Step 2: Hit the Search for Apps menu and type Downloader.
Step 3: Search for the Downloader app and click its icon from the search results.
Step 4: Tap the Install menu on its description page.
Step 5: After Installing the app, go to device Settings and enable the Unknown sources for the downloader app.
- Go to Settings.
- Select the Apps section.
- Scroll down the settings to select the Security & Restriction menu.
- Click Unknown Sources and choose the Downloader app on the next screen.
- Enable unknown sources for downloader app.
Step 6: After enabling the unknown sources, launch the Downloader app.
Step 7: Enter the apk URL for the F1 TV app.
Step 8: Click on the GO option to start downloading the F1 TV apk file.
Step 9: After downloading the file, click Install and wait for few seconds.
Step 10: After installation, launch the app and sign in with your F1 TV subscription account.
Step 11: Now, you can watch F1 TV on Google TV without any restriction.
Watch Formula 1 Live on Google TV Using Streaming Services
If you aren’t interested in sideloading the F1 TV app, you can use some other streaming services that are officially available on Google TV. As ESPN broadcasts the entire F1 Grand Prix, you can use the services which had rights to stream ESPN channels.
The major disadvantage of this method is that you can use these services only to watch the live event. You can’t stream on-demand replays and highlights. Here are the few services that you can try
How to watch Formula 1 (F1) on Google TV outside the US?
The above-mentioned tutorial is only applicable to people residing in the US. For people outside the US, here are the platforms that provide access to watch F1:
- UK – Sky Sports
- Canada – TSN
- Australia – Kayo
- New Zealand – Spark Sport
- India – Disney+ Hotstar