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.
|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|