Here are your TV, live stream times for the Brazilian GP on NBCSN, NBC Sports app

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The end of the Formula 1 season draws ever closer, with this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix acting as the penultimate round ahead of the finale in Abu Dhabi at the end of the month.

While the neutral will be hoping for a title showdown at Yas Marina, Nico Rosberg is looking to clinch his first F1 drivers’ championship at Interlagos and add his name to the list of names crowned at the circuit in Sao Paulo.

Victory will be enough to wrap the title up for Rosberg, but with Mercedes teammate and championship rival Lewis Hamilton taking victory in the last two races, he is bound to face a stern challenge in Brazil.

Here is all the information on how you can watch the Brazilian Grand Prix live on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app this weekend.

Rosberg has been battling teammate and three-time champion Lewis Hamilton atop the F1 standings all season long, and can capture his first-ever season title at Interlagos this weekend. Rosberg (349 points) currently holds a 19-point advantage over Hamilton (330 points) with two races remaining on the 2016 calendar. If Rosberg wins Sunday’s race, he will win the title. Below are further permutations in which Rosberg can win the championship on Sunday. Rosberg is the two-time defending champion in Brazil.


If Rosberg finishes in…

And Hamilton finishes…

Second place

Fourth place or worse

Third place

Sixth place or worse

Fourth place

Eighth place or worse

Fifth place

Ninth place or worse

Sixth place

10th place or worse

Hamilton has won the last two races (United States and Mexico) to chip away at his deficit to Rosberg. With a strong showing this Sunday in Brazil, Hamilton would set up a decisive 2016 finale at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, Nov. 27, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

Live coverage begins exclusively on and the NBC Sports app on Friday at 7 a.m. ET with Practice 1, followed by NBCSN’s live coverage of Practice 2 at 11 a.m. ET. Streaming coverage on and the NBC Sports app continues with Practice 3 on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET, followed by qualifying on NBCSN at 11 a.m. ET.

Live Brazilian Grand Prix race coverage begins Sunday afternoon at 10 a.m. ET with F1 Countdown, and F1 Extra will recap the race at 1 p.m. ET. NBCSN will air an encore presentation of the race on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Lead play-by-play announcer Leigh Diffey will call this weekend’s action, 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 report on-site from Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo, Brazil.

In addition to this week’s live motorsports coverage, NBCSN continues its weekly Thursday Night Motorsports Block tomorrow, with a two-hour block of Grudge Race beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Tomorrow’s motorsports coverage also features Mecum Auctions coverage from Portland beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET.





Fri., November 11

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice 1


7 a.m.

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice 2


11 a.m.

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice 2 (Encore)


3 p.m.

Sat., November 12

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice 3


8 a.m.

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Qualifying


11 a.m.

Sun., November 13

F1 Countdown


10 a.m.

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix


10:30 a.m.

F1 Extra


1 p.m.

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix (Encore)


7:30 p.m.

SuperMotocross set to introduce Leader Lights beginning with the World Championship finals


In a continuing effort to help fans keep track of the on track action, SuperMotocross is in the process of developing and implementing leader lights for the unified series.

Currently Supercross (SMX) utilizes stanchions in the infield that are triggered manually by a race official. At least two stanchions are used in each race as a way to draw the eye to the leader, which is especially useful in the tight confines of the stadium series when lapping often begins before the halfway mark in the 22-bike field. This system has been in place for the past two decades.

Later this year, a fully automated system will move to the bike itself to replace the old system. At that point, fans will be able to identify the leader regardless of where he is on track.

The leader lights were tested in the second Anaheim round this year. An example can be seen at the 1:45 mark in the video above on the No. 69 bike.

“What we don’t want to do is move too fast, where it’s confusing to people,” said Mike Muye, senior director of operations for Supercross and SMX in a press release. “We’ve really just focused on the leader at this point with the thought that maybe down the road we’ll introduce others.”

Scheduled to debut with the first SuperMotocross World Championship race at zMax Dragway, located just outside the Charlotte Motor Speedway, a 3D carbon fiber-printed LED light will be affixed to each motorcycle. Ten timing loops positioned around the track will trigger the lights of the leader, which will turn green.

SMX’s partner LiveTime Scoring helped develop and implement the system that has been tested in some form or fashion since 2019.

When the leader lights are successfully deployed, SuperMotocross will explore expanding the system to identify the second- and third-place riders. Depending on need and fan acceptance, more positions could be added.

SuperMotocross is exploring future enhancements, including allowing for live fan interaction with the lights and ways to use the lighting system during the race’s opening ceremony.