The combination of CNBC (LIVE race), NBCSN (LIVE qualifying) and NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app (all LIVE practice sessions, including free practice two on Friday), will be the networks for this weekend’s British Grand Prix coverage.
Lewis Hamilton looks for another win on home soil while Nico Rosberg seeks to atone from his last lap Austrian Grand Prix contact with Hamilton.
Here’s the full details and times for this weekend’s F1 coverage on the NBC Sports Group set of networks:
F1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON CNBC
Coverage of the 2016 Formula One season continues this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on CNBC with the British Grand Prix at the iconic Silverstone circuit. Viewers were treated to a dramatic finish in last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix on CNBC, when Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg collided on the final lap as they battled for the lead. Hamilton emerged from the contact unscathed and went on to win the race, while Rosberg finished off the podium in fourth place. Rosberg (153 points) now leads Hamilton (142 points) by just 11 points following last weekend’s result, as the series shifts to Silverstone where Hamilton notched back-to-back wins in 2014 and 2015 in his native country.
Coverage begins Friday on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app at 5 a.m. ET with Practice 1, followed by Practice 2 at 9 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 NBCSN’s live coverage of qualifying at 8 a.m. ET. Live race coverage from Silverstone begins Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on CNBC. NBCSN will air an encore presentation of the British Grand Prix on Sunday at 2:30 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, 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 Silverstone Circuit in England.
|Fri., July 8||F1 British Grand Prix – Practice 1||5 a.m.||Streaming|
|F1 British Grand Prix – Practice 2||9 a.m.||Streaming|
|F1 British Grand Prix – Practice 2 (Encore)||3 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 9||F1 British Grand Prix – Practice 3||5 a.m.||Streaming|
|F1 British Grand Prix – Qualifying||8 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 10||GP2 – Great Britain||1:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 British Grand Prix||7:30 a.m.||CNBC|
|F1 British Grand Prix (Encore)||2:30 p.m.||NBCSN|