Canadian GP on NBC highlights 13.5 hours of motorsports coverage this weekend

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NBC Sports Group will present 13.5 hours of motorsports coverage from Friday to Sunday, June 7-9, highlighted by live coverage of the Formula One™ Canadian Grand Prix on NBC at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday from Montreal. This is the second consecutive F1 race on NBC, following the live broadcast of the Monaco Grand Prix on May 26. Race day, Sunday, June 9, will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network with a pre-race show and conclude with F1 Extra, a half-hour post-race show, on NBC immediately following the race.

Coverage from Montreal, Canada, begins with live practice on Friday, June 7, at 2 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Qualifying will air live on Saturday, June 8, at 1 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.

In addition to Formula One coverage, NBC Sports Network will air coverage of AMA Motocross on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET and Stadium Super Trucks on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.

Schedules are subject to change, but this is the coverage plan as outlined:

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Fri., June 7 F1: Canada Practice NBC Sports Network 2 p.m.
Sat., June 8 F1: Canada Practice Encore NBC Sports Network 12:30 a.m.
Sat., June 8 F1: Canada Qualifying NBC Sports Network 1 p.m.
Sat., June 8 AMA Motocross NBC Sports Network 5 p.m.
Sun., June 9 F1 Pre-Race Show NBC Sports Network 1:30 p.m.
Sun., June 9 F1: Canadian Grand Prix NBC 2 p.m.
Sun., June 9 Stadium Super Trucks NBC Sports Network 2 p.m.
Sun., June 9 F1 Extra NBC 4 p.m.
Sun., June 9 F1: Canadian Grand Prix Encore NBC Sports Network 11 p.m.

F1 ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA: NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will live stream the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, May 26, as well as qualifying on Saturday, May 25, and practice on Thursday, May 23. A vast majority of coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.

For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.

Coverage is airing on:

  • NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
  • NBC Sports Network will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.

Three-time W Series champ Jamie Chadwick joining Andretti in Indy NXT Series for 2023

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Jamie Chadwick, the three-time W Series champion, will drive for Andretti Autosport in the Indy NXT Series next season.

Chadwick will make her debut in an American racing series in March, driving the No. 28 for Andretti Autosport with sponsorship from DHL. The 24-year-old will become the first female driver in 13 years to compete full time in the Indy NXT championship.

Chadwick joined the female free-to-enter W Series in its inaugural 2019 season, winning two races and the first of three consecutive championships. She has been a reserve driver for the Williams Formula One team and will continue in that role in 2023. She also has driven in the Extreme E Series.

Despite her success, Chadwick hasn’t landed a bigger ride in F3 or F2, and her break didn’t come until Michael Andretti contacted her and offered a test in an Indy NXT car.

The final three races of this year’s W Series schedule were canceled when funding fell through, but Chadwick still believes the all-female series was the right path for her.

“W Series has always been and will continue to be an opportunity to be racing for every female driver, so for my side, I looked at it while perhaps I would have liked to step up maybe earlier, at the same time being able to have that chance to race, get that experience, have that development, seat time… I was constantly learning,” Chadwick told The Associated Press.

“In that sense, I wasn’t frustrated at all. But on the flip side of it, now I’ve had that experience testing in the United States in Indy NXT and this is something I’m really excited about.”

Chadwick also is expected to have an enhanced role as a development driver next season with Williams, which chose American driver Logan Sargeant to fill its open seat on next year’s F1 grid.

“Andretti Autosport is proud to be supporting Jamie alongside DHL,” said Michael Andretti. “Jamie’s successful career speaks for itself, but Indy NXT gives Jamie the opportunity to continue her development in a new type of racing.

“We’ve turned out five Indy NXT champions over the years and look forward to continuing our role in developing new talent.”

Indy NXT is the new name of the rebranded Indy Lights Series, the final step on the ladder system before IndyCar.

Andretti will field two drivers next season in IndyCar that were developed in Indy NXT: Kyle Kirkwood, the 2021 champion, will return to Andretti after one season in IndyCar driving for A.J. Foyt Racing, and Devlin DeFrancesco is back for a second season.

Chadwick will be teammates in Indy NXT with Hunter McElrea and Louis Foster. She becomes Andretti’s second full-time female driver alongside Catie Munnings, who competes for Andretti United in the Extreme E Series.