Free Practice 1 (FP1): The day usually begins with the first practice session. This session allows teams and drivers to familiarize themselves with the track, test car setups, and gather data.
Free Practice 2 (FP2): The second practice session takes place in the afternoon. Teams continue to fine-tune their cars and assess tire performance over longer runs.
Free Practice 3 (FP3): The final practice session is held on Saturday morning. It's a shorter session, and teams focus on refining their setups and making last-minute adjustments.
Qualifying: In the afternoon, the qualifying session occurs. Drivers compete to set the fastest lap times in a knockout-style format (Q1, Q2, and Q3). The results determine the starting grid for the race on Sunday.
Race Day: The main event takes place on Sunday. The race distance can vary but is typically around 305 kilometres (190 miles) or a specific number of laps. Drivers compete for points based on their finishing positions, with the aim of winning the race.