Here are your TV times for this week’s Hungarian Grand Prix

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The Hungarian Grand Prix is usually the last race before Formula 1’s summer break but this year it’s the first of another back-to-back between it and the German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring next week.

Here’s the breakdown, times, channels and stream info for this week’s coverage at the Hungaroring:

F1 HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX – SUNDAY AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN

The Formula One season rolls on this weekend with live coverage of the Hungarian Grand Prix on NBCSN, as Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) looks for his third consecutive win this season, following race victories in Austria and Silverstone in his native England. Hamilton has now essentially drawn even with teammate Nico Rosberg atop the driver standings; his 167 points are just one behind Rosberg (168 points).

Hamilton has four career wins at Hungaroring, but has not won at the circuit since 2013. Hamilton finished sixth in Hungary last year, while Rosberg finished eighth, as Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) captured his first victory at Hungaroring.

Coverage begins Friday on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app at 4 a.m. ET with Practice 1, followed by Practice 2 at 8 a.m. ET. NBCSN will air delayed coverage of Practice 2 on Friday night at 11 p.m. ET.

NBCSports.com (f1stream.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 Hungaroring begins Sunday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. NBCSN will air an encore presentation of the Hungarian Grand Prix on Monday, July 25, at 1 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 Hungary.

Date Coverage Time ET Network
Fri., July 22 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Practice 1 4 a.m. Streaming
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Practice 2 8 a.m. Streaming
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Practice 2 (Encore) 11 p.m. NBCSN
Sat., July 23 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Practice 3 5 a.m. Streaming
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Qualifying 8 a.m. CNBC
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Qualifying (Encore) 10 p.m. NBCSN
Sun., July 24 F1 Countdown 7 a.m. NBCSN
F1 Hungarian Grand Prix 7:30 a.m. NBCSN
Mon., July 25 F1 Hungarian Grand Prix (Encore) 1 p.m. NBCSN

 

Ken Roczen signs with HEP Progressive Ecstar Suzuki for 2023

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ANAHEIM, California – Ken Roczen will make the move from HRC Honda to H.E.P. Motorsports with the Progressive Ecstar Suzuki team, ending a long and eventful offseason that saw his split from his longstanding team after he committed to running World Supercross (WSX).

“H.E.P. Motorsports is thrilled to announce that the team has signed Ken Roczen as its premier rider for the 2023 season,” the team announced on Instagram. “Former AMA Motocross champion Roczen will be aboard a Suzuki RM-Z450. Roczen, who won his most recent championship on a Suzuki, will be reunited with the brand and bring his exciting style, determination, and grit back to the RM Army.

“Ken Roczen will compete in the upcoming 2023 Supercross and Motocross Championship series which is set to start on January 7 at Anaheim Stadium in Southern California.”

For Roczen, it is a return to the bike of his youth and on which he had some of his greatest professional success.

“This thing has been going on for weeks and weeks and weeks in the making, but there was so much uncertainty,” Roczen told NBC Sports during Monster Energy Supercross Media Sessions. “It was a very unique situation. I just finally signed two nights ago, so it’s really only legit once the ink hits the paper. It’s been in the works for a long time, but there were just a lot of questions and a lot of input from a lot of other teams too.

“Good things take time, and I’m okay with that. I grew up riding Suzuki. Ot’s like a homecoming. It’s a special feeling”

Roczen won the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on a Suzuki before making the move to Honda. That year he won nine of 12 Nationals and finished no worse than second as he easily outpaced Eli Tomac by 86 points. He finished third in his next Pro Motocross outing in 2018 after sitting out the outdoor season in 2017.

“I am beyond excited to reconnect with Suzuki for the 3rd time in my career. We’ve had a lot of success in the past and I’m looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish together in our future.” Roczen said in the Instagram post.