Here are your Austrian Grand Prix times on CNBC, NBCSN, & app

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With the Tour de France starting this weekend, it jumbles the networks around a little bit for Formula 1 coverage and so CNBC is the channel to know and memorize if you want to watch LIVE coverage of both qualifying and the race for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.

Encores of both qualifying and the race are scheduled for noon ET each of Saturday and Sunday on NBCSN.

Full times and details for this weekend’s coverage across the NBC Sports Group networks, are below. All F1 sessions are live streamed via the NBC Sports app, which has been rebranded after formerly being known as NBC Sports Live Extra.

NBC Sports Group’s presentation of the 2016 Formula One Championship continues this week with live coverage of the Austrian Grand Prix Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on CNBC.

In addition to this weekend’s F1 Austrian Grand Prix, coverage includes Red Bull Global RallyCross action from MCAS New River on Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. ET on NBC,  the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Red Bull National event on Saturday on NBCSN, and NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY series races Friday and Saturday on NBC and NBCSN.

F1 AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON CNBC

The Formula One season rolls on this weekend with live coverage of the Austrian Grand Prix on CNBC, as Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) looks for his third consecutive Austrian GP victory. Rosberg began the 2016 season with four consecutive wins, and earned his fifth victory at the European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan on June 13, besting Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by nearly 17 seconds. Rosberg now leads the F1 driver standings with 141 points, followed by Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton (117 points) and Vettel (96 points).

Coverage begins Friday on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app at 4 a.m. ET with Practice 1, followed by NBCSN’s coverage of Practice 2 at 8 a.m. ET. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream coverage of Practice 3 on Saturday at 5 a.m. ET, prior to CNBC’s live coverage of qualifying at 8 a.m. ET. Live race coverage from Red Bull Ring begins Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on CNBC. NBCSN will air an encore presentation of the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday at noon ET.

NBC Sports Group’s lead F1 broadcast team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), veteran analyst and former racecar driver David Hobbs, and analyst and former race mechanic for the Benetton F1 team Steve Matchett will call the action. F1 insider Will Buxton will report on-site from Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.

Date Program Time (ET) Network
Fri., July 1 F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Practice 1 4 a.m. NBCSports.com
F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Practice 2 8 a.m. NBCSN
Off The Grid 9:30 a.m. NBCSN
Sat., July 2 F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Practice 3 5 a.m. NBCSports.com
F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Qualifying 8 a.m. CNBC
F1 Austrian Grand Prix – Qualifying (Encore) Noon NBCSN
Sun., July 3 F1 Austrian Grand Prix 7:30 a.m. CNBC
F1 Extra 10 a.m. CNBC
F1 Austrian Grand Prix (Encore) Noon NBCSN
F1 Extra (Encore) 2:30 p.m. NBCSN

Andretti United team names drivers for inaugural Extreme E season

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The Extreme E team formed by Andretti Autosport and United Autosports named Catie Munnings and Timmy Hansen as its drivers Monday for the series’ inaugural 2021 season.

Munnings is a successful veteran of rally series. Hansen is a past winner and champion in the World Rallycross Championship.

They both will race in the environmentally conscious electric SUV series that will hold events in five areas around the world that are threatened by climate change. Chip Ganassi Racing and six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton also are fielding cars in Extreme E, which will feature male and female co-drivers on every team.

Catie Munnings

“I’m so excited to join Andretti United Extreme E,” Munnings said in a release. ““I was really intrigued when I first heard about Extreme E, I just knew I had to be involved. The male / female racing partnership is a fantastic and exciting new concept. The season has incredible locations and the racing will be very exciting. It will be a new challenge for the teams and drivers, and I’m so thrilled to be working with such a strong team.

“The championship is a really innovative concept, it’s combining motorsport and science and will produce an important legacy in each race location. Bringing the platform that motorsport has in line with the awareness that the planet needs right now is awesome and a really important message.”

Timmy Hansen

Said Hansen: “Going into the Extreme E will be a new chapter in my career, one that I am extremely excited about. It is something brand new, not only for me, but the whole of motorsport. The format is something

we’ve never seen before. I’m also delighted to be able to carry the message of something bigger – talking about the environment and doing something good for the world – that’s something that really drives me. It’s going to be a big adventure in life to see these locations and I’m going to do my best in carrying this responsibility and hopefully making people aware of the challenges we have in the world, together with our passion for racing.”