Here are your F1 from Monza, Indy from Watkins Glen times on NBCSN

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It’s a double barrel weekend of open-wheel racing on NBCSN this weekend, with even more sessions than normal televised owing to the weather washout of Friday track activity at Darlington Raceway.

Below, please see times and advisories for both this weekend’s Formula One Italian Grand Prix coverage from Monza, and the Verizon IndyCar Series’ IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen from Watkins Glen.

Additionally, you can view this week’s F1 Paddock Pass from Monza here.



F1 makes its annual trip to Monza this weekend for the Italian Grand Prix, as Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) looks to build off of his win in Belgium last weekend and gain ground on teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton had won seven consecutive races prior to last weekend, and now leads Rosberg by just nine points following Rosberg’s win in the Belgian Grand Prix. Hamilton is a three-time winner at Monza, including the past two seasons.

Live coverage begins exclusively on and the NBC Sports app on Friday morning at 4 a.m. ET with Practice 1, followed by NBCSN’s live coverage of Practice 2 at 8 a.m. ET. Streaming coverage on and the NBC Sports app continues Saturday at 5 a.m. ET with Practice 3 and live qualifying at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

Live Italian Grand Prix coverage begins Sunday morning at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with F1 Countdown, and is followed by F1 Extra at 10 a.m. ET. The GP2 Series race weekend from Monza is on at 6 a.m. ET.

Lead F1 announcer Leigh Diffey will call the Grand Prix action on Sunday, and will be joined by veteran analyst and former racecar driver David Hobbs, and analyst and former race mechanic for the Benetton F1 team Steve Matchett. F1 insider Will Buxton will serve as the team’s on-site reporter from Monza. Brian Till will fill in for earlier sessions in the weekend.



The 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series heads to iconic Watkins Glen International this weekend with championship implications at stake, with just the season finale at Sonoma on Sept. 18 remaining on the schedule.

Simon Pagenaud (Penske) continues to lead the standings over teammate Will Power, in what has turned into a two-driver race for the championship. Pagenaud (529 points) is 28 points ahead of Power (501 points), and 113 points clear of Tony Kanaan (Chip Ganassi Racing), who sits in third. This marks the first IndyCar race at Watkins Glen since the 2010 season, when Power drove to victory. Scott Dixon (Chip Ganassi Racing) is a three-time winner at Watkins Glen (2008-10).

NBC Sports Group is currently on pace to deliver its most-watched IndyCar season on record, averaging 487,000 viewers across eight races, up 18% vs. 2015 through the same number of races (412,000), excluding rain-impacted races.

Coverage begins tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN with practice with second practice now added for two full hours from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. ET owing to the cancellation of NASCAR track activity from Darlington.

Qualifying airs Saturday evening at 6 p.m. ET. Pre-race coverage on Sunday begins at 2 p.m. ET, followed by the Grand Prix at the Glen at 2:30 p.m. ET. NBCSN will also present the Indy Lights series on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

Kevin Lee (play-by-play) will call the action alongside analysts and drivers Paul Tracy and Townsend Bell. Reporters Jon Beekhuis, Katie Hargitt and Robin Miller will report from the pits. Lee, Anders Krohn (analyst), and Hargitt will the Indy Lights race. Jake Query will fill in for Lee during first IndyCar practice.

Date Coverage Time (ET) Network
Fri., Sept. 2 F1 Italian Grand Prix – Practice 1 4 a.m. Streaming
F1 Italian Grand Prix – Practice 2 8 a.m. NBCSN
Off The Grid – Monza 9:30 a.m. NBCSN
IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen – Practice 1 11 a.m. NBCSN
IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen – Practice 2 3:30 p.m. NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 3 F1 Italian Grand Prix – Practice 3 5 a.m. Streaming
F1 Italian Grand Prix – Qualifying 8 a.m. NBCSN
IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen – Qualifying** 6 p.m. NBCSN
Sun., Sept. 4 GP2 Series – Italy** 6 a.m. NBCSN
F1 Countdown 7 a.m. NBCSN
F1 Italian Grand Prix 7:30 a.m. NBCSN
F1 Extra 10 a.m. NBCSN
Indy Lights – Watkins Glen** 1 p.m. NBCSN
IndyCar Countdown 2 p.m. NBCSN
IndyCar Grand Prix at The Glen 2:30 p.m. NBCSN
IndyCar Post-Race 4:30 p.m. NBCSN

Three-time W Series champ Jamie Chadwick joining Andretti in Indy NXT Series for 2023


Jamie Chadwick, the three-time W Series champion, will drive for Andretti Autosport in the Indy NXT Series next season.

Chadwick will make her debut in an American racing series in March, driving the No. 28 for Andretti Autosport with sponsorship from DHL. The 24-year-old will become the first female driver in 13 years to compete full time in the Indy NXT championship.

Chadwick joined the female free-to-enter W Series in its inaugural 2019 season, winning two races and the first of three consecutive championships. She has been a reserve driver for the Williams Formula One team and will continue in that role in 2023. She also has driven in the Extreme E Series.

Despite her success, Chadwick hasn’t landed a bigger ride in F3 or F2, and her break didn’t come until Michael Andretti contacted her and offered a test in an Indy NXT car.

The final three races of this year’s W Series schedule were canceled when funding fell through, but Chadwick still believes the all-female series was the right path for her.

“W Series has always been and will continue to be an opportunity to be racing for every female driver, so for my side, I looked at it while perhaps I would have liked to step up maybe earlier, at the same time being able to have that chance to race, get that experience, have that development, seat time… I was constantly learning,” Chadwick told The Associated Press.

“In that sense, I wasn’t frustrated at all. But on the flip side of it, now I’ve had that experience testing in the United States in Indy NXT and this is something I’m really excited about.”

Chadwick also is expected to have an enhanced role as a development driver next season with Williams, which chose American driver Logan Sargeant to fill its open seat on next year’s F1 grid.

“Andretti Autosport is proud to be supporting Jamie alongside DHL,” said Michael Andretti. “Jamie’s successful career speaks for itself, but Indy NXT gives Jamie the opportunity to continue her development in a new type of racing.

“We’ve turned out five Indy NXT champions over the years and look forward to continuing our role in developing new talent.”

Indy NXT is the new name of the rebranded Indy Lights Series, the final step on the ladder system before IndyCar.

Andretti will field two drivers next season in IndyCar that were developed in Indy NXT: Kyle Kirkwood, the 2021 champion, will return to Andretti after one season in IndyCar driving for A.J. Foyt Racing, and Devlin DeFrancesco is back for a second season.

Chadwick will be teammates in Indy NXT with Hunter McElrea and Louis Foster. She becomes Andretti’s second full-time female driver alongside Catie Munnings, who competes for Andretti United in the Extreme E Series.