F1: NBC SPORTS COVERAGE OF FORMULA ONE BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix, Sunday at 11:00a EDT on CNBC
NBC Sports Group continues its presentation of the 2017 Formula One season this weekend with comprehensive coverage of the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix, as MercedesAMGs’ Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel clash at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on CNBC.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will provide streaming coverage of this week’s Formula One event.
The 2017 F1 campaign drives on to Bahrain this weekend for the 3rd event of the season. Lewis Hamilton won last weekend’s event in China for his 1st victory of the season, holding off rival Sebastian Vettel, who won the season opener in Melbourne.
The 2 have set the stage for what appears to be a season-long duel atop the standings. Messers Hamilton and Vettel have combined to win 7 of the last 9 F1 Drivers’ Championships.
Lead F1 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 serve as the team’s on-site reporter from Bahrain International Circuit
Following is this week’s Motorsports coverage schedule on NBCSN:
|Fri., April 14||F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 1||Streaming*||7 a.m.|
|Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee (Encore)||NBCSN||9 a.m.|
|Sat., April 15||F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 3||Streaming*||9 a.m.|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Qualifying||Streaming*||11 a.m.|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Qualifying||NBCSN||12:30 p.m.|
|Sun., April 16||F1 Countdown||CNBC||10:30 a.m.|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix||CNBC||11 a.m.|
|F1 Extra||CNBC||1 p.m.|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix (Encore)||NBCSN||4 p.m.|
*NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
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