How to watch Indy 500 qualifying Sunday

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The starting grid for the 105th Indy 500 will be set today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and NBC Sports will have qualifying covered on Peacock Premium, NBC and NBCSN with nearly 15 hours of live TV coverage.

The last three spots in the 11th row of the Indy 500 will be filled in a 75-minute qualifying session with five drivers (two of whom will be eliminated from the race: Will Power (the 2018 Indy 500 winner from Team Penske), Simona De Silvestro, Charlie Kimball, Sage Karam and RC Enerson.

Then the Fast Nine from Qualifying Day 1 will square off for the pole position, which will be determined between Scott Dixon, Colton Herta, Tony Kanaan, Ed Carpenter, Rinus VeeKay, Helio Castroneves, Alex Palou, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marcus Ericsson.

Sunday coverage will start on Peacock with Last Chance and Fast Nine practice from 11 a.m.-noon ET. The Last Row Shootout will be at 1 p.m. on NBCSN, and Fast Nine pole qualifying at 2:30 p.m. on NBC. Practice will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Peacock.

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Leigh Diffey will handle play by play with analysts Townsend Bell and Paul Tracy and pit reporters Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast, Kevin Lee and Dave Burns. On the Peacock Pit Box will be NASCAR on NBC analyst Steve Letarte and Jimmie Johnson, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and 2021 IndyCar rookie.

There are 35 cars vying for 33 spots in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Positions 10-30 were locked in during nearly six hours of qualifying Saturday.

Scott Dixon turned the fastest lap Saturday on the first attempt after claiming the first spot in the qualifying draw Friday.

Marco Andretti is the defending pole-sitter for the race, which was won last year for the second time by Takuma Sato.

Here’s the full broadcast grid for Indy 500 qualifying TV this weekend (all times are ET):


Date Coverage Network/Streaming Time (ET)
Sat., May 22 Indianapolis 500 – Practice Peacock 9:30 a.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Qualifying Peacock 12 p.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Qualifying NBC, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app, Peacock 2 p.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Qualifying NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app, Peacock 3 p.m.
Sun., May 23 Indianapolis 500 – Last Chance Practice Peacock 11 a.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Fast Nine Practice Peacock 11:30 a.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Practice and Qualifying NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app, Peacock 1 p.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Qualifying NBC, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app Peacock 2:30 p.m.
Indianapolis 500 – Practice Peacock 4:30 p.m.

 

Max Verstappen is PointsBet favorite to score sixth staight in 2022 Singapore Grand Prix

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Max Verstappen is the PointsBet Sportsbook odds favorite to win the 2022 Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay Street course to stretch his current win streak to six consecutive. He shows odds of -200 this week.

Formula 1 did not compete in Singapore in 2020 or 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Verstappen has podium finishes in his last two attempts on this track. he was second in 2018 and third in 2019. In the first 15 races of this season, he has failed to stand on the podium only twice and has an average finish of 2.73.

With minus odds, the way to determine a payout is by subtraction. In order for a bettor to earn $100, he must wager $200 this week; with that wager, he will get back his initial stake and winnings of $100.

For bettors more comfortable with fractional odds, a bet of +300 is the same as 3/1.

Charles Leclerc is ranked second this week with +400 odds. He has two previous Singapore GP starts to his credit with a best of second in 2019. He is coming off back-to-back podium finishes with a third in the Dutch GP and a second at Monza.

Ranked third is Carlos Sainz, Jr. with a line of +1100. He has top-five finishes in four of his last five starts, but only one of these, a third in the Belgian GP, was on the podium. Sainz is one of four winners other than Verstappen this season. His victory came in the British GP.

Lewis Hamilton shows a line of +1200. His last win came last fall in the Saudi Arabian GP and the Mercedes team has struggled to contend for victory in 2022. They are improving, however, with eight top-fives in the last nine races. Hamilton has two wins in his last three Singapore starts, which came in 2017 and 2018.

Rounding out the top five is Hamilton’s teammate George Russell at +1800. He has not won, but has shown remarkable consistency with top-fives in all but one race. Notably, his only bad finish came in his home GP in England. Russell has one previous start at Marina Bay; he finished last in the 2019 race. He finished fourth in 2019 as part of a four-race streak of top-fives.

The most recent Singapore GP winner from 2019, Sebastian Vettel is a longshot at +50000.

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