IndyCar at Detroit: How to watch, start times, TV info and live streaming, schedule

IndyCar Detroit start times
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IndyCar Detroit start times: The NTT IndyCar Series will say goodbye this weekend to Belle Isle Raceway, which has played host to races for 30 years.

Next year IndyCar will move across the Detroit River to downtown D-town on a new street course that will offer viewing opportunities for fans and probably fewer encounters with the stray wildlife on Belle Isle.

IndyCar will be racing for the 30th and final time at Belle Isle. Michael Andretti won the pole position there for the first race, which Bobby Rahal won on June 7, 1992. Scott Dixon and Helio Castroneves are tied with three wins apiece for most at the track.

Last year, Indy 500 winner Marcus Ericsson scored his first career victory at Detroit a day before Pato O’Ward’s win in the final IndyCar doubleheader weekend on Belle Isle.

Sunday also will mark the final postrace dip in the James Scott Memorial Fountain, a winner’s tradition that began with Ryan Hunter-Reay in 2018.

Here are the details and IndyCar start times for the Detroit Grand Prix at Belle Isle Raceway (all times are ET):


DETROIT GRAND PRIX INDYCAR START TIMES

TV: Sunday, 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and streaming on Peacock, the NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com. Leigh Diffey is the announcer with analysts Townsend Bell and James Hinchcliffe. Marty Snider, Kevin Lee and Dave Burns are the pit reporters. Click here for the full NBC Sports schedule for IndyCar in 2022.

Peacock also will be the streaming broadcast for both practices and qualifying.

COMMAND TO START ENGINES: 3:38 p.m. ET

GREEN FLAG: 3:45 p.m. ET

POSTRACE SHOW ON PEACOCK: After the race’s conclusion, an exclusive postrace show will air on Peacock with driver interviews, postrace analysis and the podium presentation. To watch the extended postrace show, click over to the special stream on Peacock after Sunday’s race ends.

Peacock also will be the streaming broadcast for practices and qualifying. The race also will be streamed on Peacock (in addition to the NBC Sports App/NBCSports.com streams and the USA broadcast).

PRACTICE: Friday, 3:30 p.m. (Peacock Premium); Saturday, 8:30 a.m. (Peacock Premium); Sunday, 10:15 a.m. (Peacock Premium)

PRACTICE RESULTSSession I l Session II l Warmup l Combined

QUALIFYING: Saturday, 12:35 p.m. (Peacock Premium)

STARTING LINEUPClick here for how the 26-car field will take the green flag

RACE DISTANCE: The race is 70 laps (164.5 miles) on a 14-turn, 2.35-mile street course in Detroit.

TIRE ALLOTMENT: Six sets primary, four sets alternate, one additional set available for rookies to use in first practice. Teams must use one new set of primary and alternate tires in the race. Teams must use one new set of primary and alternate tires in the race.

PUSH TO PASS: 150 seconds of total time with a maximum time of 15 seconds per activation. The push-to-pass is not available on the initial start or any restart unless it occurs in the final two laps or three minutes of a timed race. The feature increases the power of the engine by approximately 60 horsepower.

FORECAST: According to Wunderground.com, it’s expected to be 71 degrees with a 15% chance of rain at the green flag.

ENTRY LIST: Click here to view the 26 drivers racing Sunday at Detroit. Santino Ferrucci has replaced the injured Callum Ilott in the No. 77 Dallara-Chevrolet of Juncos-Hollinger Racing.

INDY LIGHTS RACES: Saturday, 11:30 a.m., 25 laps/45 minutes (Peacock Premium); Sunday, 12:10 p.m., 30 laps/55 minutes (Peacock Premium)

INDY LIGHTS ENTRY LIST: Click here for the 13 drivers entered


DETROIT GRAND PRIX WEEKEND START TIMES

(All times are Eastern)

Here’s a rundown of the IMSA Chevrolet Sports Car Classic (all times ET):

Friday, June 3

7:30 a.m.:  Gates open

8:00 a.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice

10:30 a.m.: Masters Endurance Legends USA practice

12:05 p.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship practice

2:25 p.m.: Indy Lights Series practice

3:30 p.m.: NTT IndyCar Series practice (Peacock Premium)

4:45 p.m.: Masters Endurance Legends USA qualifying

5:30 p.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying

5:55 p.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship qualifying

Saturday, June 4

7:30 a.m.:  Gates open

7:45 a.m.:  Indy Lights qualifying, Race 1

8:30 a.m.: NTT IndyCar Series practice (Peacock Premium)

9:50 a.m.: IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship warmup

10:25 a.m.: Masters Endurance Legends, Race 1

11:30 a.m.: Indy Lights Race 1 (Peacock Premium)

12:35 p.m.: NTT IndyCar Series qualifying (Peacock Premium)

3:10 p.m.: Green flag for IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Chevrolet Sports Car Classic (100 minutes, TV: USA Network)

Sunday, June 5

7:30 a.m.: Gates Open

10:15 a.m.: NTT IndyCar Series warmup (Peacock Premium)

11 a.m.: Masters Endurance Legends, Race 2

12:10 p.m.: Indy Lights Race 2 (Peacock Premium)

3:38 p.m.: Command to start engines for the Detroit Grand Prix

3:45 p.m.: Green flag for the Detroit Grand Prix (70 laps/164.5 miles, USA Network, Peacock Premium)


COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM

ROUND 1: Scott McLaughlin opens season with breakthrough victory at St. Petersburg

ROUND 2: Josef Newgarden nips McLaughlin in last corner for 1-2 Penske finish at Texas

ROUND 3: Josef Newgarden keeps Penske unbeaten in 2022 with first Long Beach win

ROUND 4: Pato O’Ward’s nifty pass seals victory at Barber

ROUND 5: Colton Herta tames the rain in GMR Grand Prix

ROUND 6: Marcus Ericsson wins Indy 500 in two-lap shootout

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Sergio Perez wins rain-delayed race in Singapore over Leclerc; Verstappen seventh

Sergio Perez Singapore
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SINGAPORE — Max Verstappen’s Formula One title celebrations were put on hold after the Red Bull driver placed seventh at a chaotic Singapore Grand Prix, won by his teammate Sergio Perez on Sunday.

Perez’s second win of the season saw him finish 7.6 seconds ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, with Leclerc’s teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. in third place.

Perez was investigated for a potential safety car infringement but still kept the win after a 5-second time penalty for dropping too far back after being warned.

Verstappen had won the past five races but needed to win here and finish 22 points ahead of Leclerc to be crowned champion for a second straight season. That could happen next weekend at the Japanese GP.

Verstappen made a mistake after the second safety car restart, following AlphaTauri driver Yuki Tsunoda’s crash on Lap 36. When Verstappen tried to overtake Lando Norris’ McLaren, he locked his tires and needed to pit again.

Leclerc started from pole position with Verstappen going from eighth after a team blunder in qualifying.

The race start was delayed by more than an hour to clear water off the Marina Bay Circuit track following heavy rainfall. Drivers had to finish the 61-lap race within a two-hour window; 59 laps were completed.

Tricky conditions saw the virtual safety car deployed three times and DRS was allowed with about 30 minutes remaining.

Perez made a good start and jumped past Leclerc while Verstappen dropped several places. The first safety car was on Lap 8 when Zhou Guanyu’s Alfa Romeo was cut off by Nicholas Latifi’s Williams.

Perez got away cleanly at the restart, while Verstappen climbed into seventh behind Fernando Alonso – whose 350th F1 race ended disappointingly when his engine failed on Lap 21, bringing out the first VSC.

With the track still damp, drivers decided against changing to quicker tires – apart from Mercedes’ George Russell, who struggled for grip.

Hamilton made a rare mistake on Lap 33 and thudded into the crash barrier. Soon after, the leading drivers changed tires in a flurry of stops. They did so just before the safety car was deployed again following Tsunoda’s error.

Verstappen overtook Sebastian Vettel’s Aston Martin right at the end for seventh place.