NBC Sports Group has revealed the race times and networks for the 2015 F1 season. Races will air on NBCSN (13 races), NBC (four) and CNBC (three), with comprehensive coverage also on the NBC Sports Live Extra streaming app.
More than 200 hours of coverage begins with the Australian Grand Prix this weekend. The race airs on Sunday morning, March 15, at 12:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN – here are the rest of the Australian Grand Prix times.
NBC’s coverage begins on Sunday, May 24 with the Monaco Grand Prix, and continues Sunday, June 7, with the Canadian Grand Prix. NBC’s coverage returns on Sunday, Oct. 25, with the United States Grand Prix from the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, and concludes on Sunday, Nov. 1, with the Mexican Grand Prix.
NBCSN’s coverage will feature iconic Grands Prix, including the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, the Singapore Grand Prix “under the lights” on the streets of Singapore, the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, and the season finale from Abu Dhabi.
In addition, NBC Sports Group will present comprehensive coverage of practice and qualifying of all 20 races across its family of networks and NBC Sports Live Extra.
Formula One is coming off its most-watched season ever for a single cable network, averaging 385,000 viewers for its 12 races on NBCSN, up 86 percent vs. 2013.
For all 19 races, NBC Sports Group’s coverage averaged 477,000 viewers, up 30 percent vs. 2013 (366,000) and up 15 percent vs. 2012 (414,000; FOX/SPEED; 20 races). Click here for more information on last year’s record F1 viewership.
Here’s the race schedule and networks. All times are ET:
|2015 FORMULA ONE SCHEDULE|
|Sun., March 15||Australian Grand Prix||12:00 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 29||Malaysian Grand Prix||2:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 12||Chinese Grand Prix||1:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 19||Bahrain Grand Prix||10:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 10||Spanish Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 24||Monaco Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBC|
|Sun., June 7||Canadian Grand Prix||2 p.m.||NBC|
|Sun., June 21||Austrian Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 5||British Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||CNBC|
|Sun., July 19||German Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||CNBC|
|Sun., July 27||Hungarian Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||CNBC|
|Sun., Aug. 23||Belgian Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 6||Italian Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 20||Singapore Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||Japanese Grand Prix||12:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 11||Russian Grand Prix||6:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 25||United States Grand Prix||2:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Sun., Nov. 1||Mexican Grand Prix||1:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Sun., Nov. 15||Brazilian Grand Prix||10:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 29||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|