From Friday, June 29, 2018, the MotoGP racing weekend gets underway in Assen, Netherlands, here are the times to follow every moment on TV and how to watch the race
The MotoGP circus moves to Holland for the eighth round of the 2018 season. Valentino Rossi and his teammates will challenge each other to the last overtaking in the famous Assen circuit, one of the fastest tracks in the entire MotoGP world championship and, not surprisingly, nicknamed the University of motorcycles by the experts. And, as always, we will be able to watch the Assen GP live streaming and for free wherever we are.
The 2018 MotoGP Assen GP will run from Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1. Since 1949 in the Netherlands, MotoGP has always run on the last Saturday of June, but since the 2016 season the GP has been moved to Sunday, matching the schedules of the other races of the season. The 2018 Assen GP will be exclusive to Sky Sport MotoGP, this means that only subscribers will be able to follow the entire race live, from Thursday's press conferences to Sunday's post-race coverage. For non-subscribers, however, there remains the possibility to see the replica on TV8 of the qualifying sessions and the Sunday race of all three classes of the MotoGP.
In the same way, it will be possible to see the Assen GP in streaming (with the same TV times) taking advantage of the platforms made available by Sky and TV8.
MotoGP Assen 2018: TV times
The race weekend in Assen starts at 9:00 am on Friday, June 29. The first to hit the track will be the Moto3 guys for free practice, then at 9.55am first round also for MotoGP followed by Moto2. In the afternoon, the second free practice session starts at 1.10pm, with MotoGP taking to the track from 2.05pm. Saturday's menu is rich, with the third free practice session starting at 9am, but MotoGP will also have its usual fourth free practice session at 1.30pm. Free practice that anticipates the qualifying session of the 2018 Assen GP that starts at 2.10pm for MotoGP. Sunday morning wake up at 8.40 am for the warm-up, as usual Moto3 starts, followed by MotoGP (9.10 am) and Moto2 (9.40 am). Sunday morning concludes with the Moto3 races at 11am and the Moto2 race at 12.20pm, in the afternoon instead everyone ready on the couch because from 2pm the Assen 2018 MotoGP GP is on.
How to watch the Assen 2018 MotoGP GP live streaming on SkyGo
As said the Assen 2018 MotoGP GP will be an exclusive for subscribers to Sky's Sport package. On the channel Sky Sport MotoGP HD it will be possible to connect from Thursday, June 28, 2018 to see the press conferences of the pilots and understand what is the climate for the Dutch race. In addition to all the moments of the race, there will also be the usual connections from the paddock, pre- and post-race interviews and in-depth reports in the studio. If we are not at home and we take advantage of the weekend for a trip out of town we can still follow the MotoGP thanks to the SkyGo streaming platform. To connect we just go to the site of the Sky service or download the application for smartphones and tablets. Once logged in we go to the channel Sky Sport MotoGP HD and we are ready to cheer.
How to see the 2018 MotoGP Assen GP deferred streaming on TV8
Those who do not have a Sky subscription and want to watch the MotoGP in Assen can do so thanks to TV8's deferred streams. Free to air from 5pm on Saturday 30th June, there will be summaries of the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 qualifying sessions. On Sunday, July 1st, at 3:30 pm, the Moto3 races will be broadcast, followed by the Moto2 races at 5:30 pm and finally, at 7:00 pm, the replica of the Assen 2018 MotoGP race. If we are returning from the sea at that time we can always connect to the TV8 website and watch the replica of the GP. A solution that we can put into practice both from smartphone and PC or tablet.