After its race in Montreal a week and a half ago, Formula 1 returns to Europe this week with the latest incarnation of the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring. Here are your TV times:
FORMULA ONE AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Group’s Formula One coverage continues this weekend with the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, the eighth race of the 2015 campaign. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) bounced back from a disappointing third-place finish in Monaco with a victory at the Canadian Grand Prix on June 7, his fourth win of the season.
Hamilton (151 points) now leads teammate Nico Rosberg (134 points) by 17 points in the driver standings, followed by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel (108 points) and Kimi Raikkonen (72 points). Last year, Rosberg outdueled Hamilton at the Red Bull Ring in the first installation of the Austrian Grand Prix since the 2003 season.
Coverage begins Friday morning at 4 a.m. ET with exclusive coverage of Practice 1 on NBC Sports Live Extra, followed by live Practice 2 coverage at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN. NBCSN will provide live coverage of qualifying on Saturday morning at 8 a.m. ET, prior to race coverage on Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET, and F1 Extra, NBCSN’s pre- and post-race show at 10 a.m. ET.
Lead F1 announcer Leigh Diffey will call this weekend’s action, and will be joined by veteran analyst and former racecar driver David Hobbs, and analyst and former race mechanic for the Benetton F1 team Steve Matchett. F1 insider Will Buxton will serve as the team’s on-site reporter from the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.
NBCSN will also provide GP2 coverage from Austria on Saturday night at 9 p.m. ET.
|Thurs., June 18||NASCAR AMERICA||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour: Mr. Rooter 125||5:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 19||F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Practice 1||4 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Practice 2||8 a.m.||NBCSN|
|NASCAR AMERICA||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 20||F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Practice 3||5 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Qualifying||8 a.m.||NBCSN|
|/DRIVE on NBC Sports – Germany||8:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|GP2 – Austria||9 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 21||F1 Austrian Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Extra||10 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Red Bull Global RallyCross – Daytona||2 p.m.||NBC|
|F1 Austrian Grand Prix (Encore)||4 p.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Extra (Encore)||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN|