F1 Paddock Pass: Mexican Grand Prix (VIDEO)


Better late than never, it’s the triumphant return of the NBC Sports Group original digital series, Paddock Pass, from the Mexican Grand Prix.

In part one, linked above, Force India’s Sergio Perez describes how excited to race in his home country after taking a podium just two races ago in Sochi and finishing fifth last week in Austin.

Also, Manor’s Alexander Rossi reflects on his performance in Austin and Lotus’ Pastor Maldonado talks about the season’s ups and downs.

In part two, NBCSN’s Will Buxton sets us up for the new GP, giving us the insider’s look at a chief race engineer’s (Andrew Shovlin of Mercedes AMG Petronas) explanation of the simulator’s circuit run-through. Plus, top drivers chime in about how they will approach the high altitude.

Free Practice 1 airs live via NBC Sports Live Extra at the top of the hour, 12 p.m. ET, (f1stream.nbcsports.com), and will be aired on NBCSN at 1 p.m ET on same-day delay.

FP2 is live via Live Extra at 4 p.m. ET at the same link, aired later at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.