Formula 1 makes its first of two trips to North America with the Canadian Grand Prix this Sunday from 2 p.m. ET on NBC.
Here’s the details and where/when to watch all sessions this weekend:
FORMULA ONE CANADIAN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY AT 2 P.M. ET ON NBC
NBC Sports Group’s Formula One coverage continues with the Canadian Grand Prix live from Montreal this Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) made his way back atop the podium with his second career win at the Monaco Grand Prix on May 29 for his first victory of the 2016 campaign. Hamilton won last year’s Canadian Grand Prix, holding off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for his fourth win at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Rosberg boasts 106 points this season through six races, followed by Hamilton (82 pts) and 2014 Canadian GP winner Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull; 66 pts)
Coverage begins Friday on NBC Sports Live Extra at 10 a.m. ET with Practice 1, followed by NBCSN’s coverage of Practice 2 at 2 p.m. ET. Live Extra will stream coverage of Practice 3 on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, prior to NBCSN’s live coverage of qualifying at 1 p.m. ET. NBC will present pre-race coverage on F1 Countdown on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET, leading into the Canadian Grand Prix at 2 p.m. ET on NBC. NBCSN will also air an encore presentation Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports Group’s lead F1 broadcast team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), veteran analyst and former racecar driver David Hobbs, analyst and former race mechanic for the Benetton F1 team Steve Matchett, and F1 insider Will Buxton will call the action on-site from the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada.
Following is this week’s F1 coverage schedule on NBC and NBCSN:
|Fri., June 10||F1 Canadian Grand Prix – Practice 1||10 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|F1 Canadian Grand Prix – Practice 2||2 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Off The Grid – Shanghai||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Canadian Grand Prix – Practice 2 (Encore)||10:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 11||F1 Canadian Grand Prix – Practice 3||10 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Off The Grid – Melbourne||11 a.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Canadian Grand Prix – Practice 2 (Encore)||11:30 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|F1 Canadian Grand Prix – Qualifying||1 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 12||F1 Countdown||1 p.m.||NBC|
|F1 Canadian Grand Prix||2 p.m.||NBC|
|F1 Canadian Grand Prix (Encore)||8 p.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Extra (Encore)||10:30 p.m.||NBCSN|