Championship leader Sebastian Vettel resumed normal service in qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix yesterday, dominating all three sessions to secure his fourth pole position of the season and the fortieth of his career. Monza holds fond memories for the German driver, being the site of his first win back in 2008 when he quite literally made a splash in F1 by winning for Toro Rosso in torrential rain. However, with teammate Mark Webber looking to claim his first win of the season from second on the grid, and the ever-present threat of Fernando Alonso down in fifth, the German driver cannot afford to be complacent.
As well as watching the Italian Grand Prix on NBCSN from 7:30am ET, you can catch the live coverage via NBC Sports Live Extra on your phone or tablet.
Customers with participating cable, satellite and telco TV providers can access the free service, which provides streaming coverage of all live NBC Sports events on both NBC and NBCSN through NBCSports.com/LiveExtra and the NBC Sports Live Extra app for iOS and select Android devices (available for purchase at the App Store and Google Play).
Formula One races are part of the programming shown on NBC Sports Live Extra, which also features the rest of NBCSN’s live-event roster: The IZOD IndyCar Series, the National Hockey League, the English Premier League, Major League Soccer, horse racing’s Triple Crown, and more.
You can also follow the Italian Grand Prix live via the @F1onNBCSports Twitter account, which will be providing live commentary throughout the race.
Finally, be sure to visit MotorSportsTalk throughout the weekend for all of the latest news and updates from the Italian Grand Prix.