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WATCH LIVE: Singapore GP on NBCSN, NBC Sports app from 7am ET

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As Formula 1 prepares to enter the twilight of the 2016 season, championship contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will battle under the dark of night this Sunday in the Singapore Grand Prix.

Back-to-back victories at Spa and Monza have drawn Rosberg to within two points of Hamilton at the top of the drivers’ championship, but he’ll need to tame one of F1’s modern wonders if he is to take the lead today.

Rosberg did all he could in qualifying, setting a searing pace to take his seventh pole position of the season for Mercedes.

Hamilton cited a lack of rhythm after the session as he faded to third place, the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo slotting between the championship protagonists.

Ricciardo and teammate Max Verstappen are set to start on the super-soft tire today, an alternate strategy threatening to ursurp Mercedes at the front of the pack.

Throw in a near-certain safety car (as in every Singapore GP to date) and perhaps even a smattering of rain, and you have the makings of a classic grand prix under the lights at Marina Bay.

You can watch the Singapore Grand Prix live on NBCSN and the NBC Sports App from 7am ET on Sunday. CLICK HERE to watch via live stream.

Brian Till, David Hobbs and Steve Matchett will be on the call, with pit reporter James Allen on the ground in Singapore providing updates and interviews throughout the race.

Also be sure to follow the @F1onNBCSports Twitter account for live updates throughout the race.

IndyCar entry lists for Harvest GP at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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There are 25 drivers on the NTT IndyCar Series entry lists at Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course with a few new yet familiar faces for the Oct. 2-3 race weekend.

Four-time champion Sebastien Bourdais will make his season debut in the No. 14 Dallara-Chevrolet (shifting Dalton Kellett to the No. 41) with AJ Foyt Racing, which he is joining full time next season. James Hinchcliffe, who had run three races with Andretti Autosport, will return in place of Zach Veach in the No. 26 Dallara-Honda. Helio Castroneves will drive Arrow McLaren SP’s No. 7 Dallara-Chevy for Oliver Askew, who is out with concussion-like symptoms.

Sage Karam, who has two IndyCar starts this year at IMS (the road course on July 4 and the Indy 500 on Aug. 23), also will return to the series in Dreyer & Reinbold’s No. 24 Dallara-Chevrolet.

HARVEST GP ENTRY LISTS: Friday l Saturday

Friday and Saturday of the Harvest GP presented by GMR will mark the second and third races this season on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course. While the July 4 race on the circuit was 80 laps, Friday’s distance is 85 laps, and Saturday will be a 75-lap event.

Championship leader Scott Dixon led 26 of 80 laps to win the July 4 race at the IMS road course. With three races remaining in the series, the five-time series champion enters with a 72-point lead on Josef Newgarden.

Click here to see who’s on the IndyCar entry lists in Race 1 and in Race 2 for the Harvest GP presented by GMR at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course.


START TIMES AND TV INFO FOR INDYCAR AT INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ROAD COURSE (all times ET):

Thursday

IndyCar NTT Series practice: 2:25-3:40 p.m., NBC Sports Gold

IndyCar qualifying, Race 1: 6:20 p.m. (two groups/12 minutes apiece), NBC Sports Gold

Friday

—IndyCar Harvest Grand Prix, Race 1: 3:30 p.m. (green flag, 5 p.m.), USA Network, NBC Sports Gold

Saturday

—IndyCar qualifying: 10:20 a.m. (two groups/12 minutes apiece), NBC Sports Gold

—IndyCar Harvest Grand Prix, Race 2: 2:30 p.m (green flag, 2:31 p.m.)., NBC, NBC Sports Gold