The long summer break is finally over. MotoGP is back and going full throttle at the beloved Brno circuit in the Czech Republic.
Marc Marquez will surely be looking to extend his 58-point championship lead over Andrea Dovizioso, and he's well placed to do it, starting at the very front of the grid today. Meanwhile, Valentino Rossi is seeking redemption. Will the 9-time champion finally get his groove back, or fall further behind rising stars Maverick Viñales and Fabio Quartararo?
Here's how to live stream MotoGP from the 2019 Czech Republic Grand Prix today.
When is the 2019 Czech Republic Grand Prix?
The race kicks off Sunday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. local time in the Czech Republic — or 8 a.m. ET and 5 a.m. PT, for those in the United States.
How can I live stream the 2019 Czech Republic GP in the U.S.?
BeIN Sports is the exclusive network for MotoGP in the United States, however it only carries qualifying and the main event on television. The beIN Sports Connect website and app offer streaming for both of those sessions and potentially practice too, depending on the nature of your cable or satellite TV plan. If you already get beIN Sports, log in with your provider's credentials to find out what you can watch.
Otherwise, our recommendation for the most convenient way to get the complete weekend experience is MotoGP's own VideoPass. This service comes in several different forms. The full season subscription will set you back $78 at this point; it's normally twice that, though MotoGP halves the price midway through the year. There's also a month's worth of access for $22, or single Grand Prix streaming (which includes the Tuesday post-race show) for $11.
How can I live stream the 2019 Czech Republic GP in the U.K.?
Fans in the U.K. will want to tune into BT Sport, as the paid network airs every session of every MotoGP weekend live. On free-to-air television, you can catch a highlights package on Quest TV the Monday after the latest race, at 10 p.m. BST.
BT Sport's coverage of the Czech Republic Grand Prix lives on BT Sport 2, and kicks off Friday at 7:45 a.m. for Practice 1. Saturday festivities begin with Practice 3 at 8 a.m. BST, followed by qualifying at 1 p.m. On race day, BT Sport's coverage starts with morning warm-ups at 7:30 a.m. BST, and keeps rolling all the way up until the lights go green at 1 p.m.
If you have access to BT Sport, you can also stream every session online via the BT Sport app, so long as you log in with the same credentials you use for your cable or satellite provider. Alternatively, streamers can go the MotoGP VideoPass route. Access for the rest of the season will set you back £64, while one weekend costs £9.
Where can I live stream 2019 Czech Republic GP behind-the-scenes content?
MotoGP's YouTube channel is an excellent resource for fans hungry for more content in between practice, qualifying and the race. It's filled with team-by-team reports, highlights, interviews and on-board video — not just for the premier class action, but for Moto2 and Moto3 as well. And best of all, being on YouTube, it's all completely free.
How do I use a VPN to live stream the 2019 Czech Republic GP?
If you’re traveling outside the country, but don’t want to miss the race, a virtual private network, or VPN, could be an ideal choice. Choosing a service could be a challenge, but fortunately, we’ve tested out many different offerings to find out who offers the best overall VPN. Our top pick is ExpressVPN, which offers superb speeds that will meet the needs of most users, but you’ve got other options as well.
Our favorite VPN service, ExpressVPN costs as little as $6.77 per month if you sign up for a one-year contract, and there's a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you just need ExpressVPN for the race weekend, the shortest subscription available is $12.95 for a month of access.
Cheap and secure, NordVPN is just $2.99/month for a three-year contract, while a month of service costs $11.95. NordVPN uses 2048-bit encryption, and makes it easy to use streaming services.
Performance is just average, but TunnelBear is one of the simpler VPNs out there. At $9.99 for one month of service, it's also a solid lower-cost option if you just want to use the VPN during the Grand Prix weekend.