NBC Sports Group Presents Final Formula One Grand Prix of Season From Brazil this Weekend

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November 21st, 2013

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via press release:

NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS FINAL FORMULA ONE™ GRAND PRIX OF SEASON FROM BRAZIL ACROSS NBC, NBCSN AND CNBC THIS WEEKEND

 

Race Coverage of Brazilian Grand Prix Begins Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBC

 

Four-Time World Champion Sebastian Vettel Aims to Tie Formula One Record with Ninth Consecutive Victory

 

Live Coverage Begins with Practice on Friday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN; Qualifying Airs at Saturday at 11 a.m. ET on CNBC

 

STAMFORD, Conn. – November 21, 2013Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) aims to tie a Formula One™ record this week with his ninth consecutive victory, when NBC Sports Group’s 2013 F1 race coverage concludes with the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBC. Coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix will air across NBC, NBCSN and CNBC, beginning Friday with practice at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

 

Vettel recorded his eighth straight victory this past weekend at the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. A victory in Brazil would tie Alberto Ascari’s F1-record nine straight victories spanning the 1952-53 seasons. A win in Brazil would also give Vettel 13 victories this year, tying Michael Schumacher’s F1 record for most wins in one season.

 

Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix is the final race on the 2013 F1 schedule, and the fourth F1 race to air live on NBC this year. NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix begins Friday at 11 a.m. ET with practice on NBCSN. CNBC will carry live coverage of qualifying on Saturday at 11 a.m. ET, leading into Sunday’s race coverage on NBC at 11 a.m. ET.

 

NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will provide live comprehensive streaming coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix, as well as practice and qualifying in the days preceding the race.

 

In addition to coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix, NBC will present coverage of the Red Bull Hare Scramble on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET.

 

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Fri., November 22 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice NBCSN 11 a.m.
Sat., November 23 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Practice (Encore) NBCSN 12 a.m.
  F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Qualifying CNBC 11 a.m.
  Red Bull Signature Series – Hare Scramble NBC 2:30 p.m.
Sun., November 24 F1 Brazilian Grand Prix – Qualifying (Encore) NBCSN 1 a.m.
  F1 Brazilian Grand Prix   NBC 11 a.m.
  F1 Brazilian Grand Prix (Encore) NBCSN 3 p.m.

COMMENTATORS: Lead F1 announcer Leigh Diffey will call the Brazilian Grand Prix, 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 Interlagos in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

 

Todd Harris (play-by-play) and Tes Sewell (analyst) will provide live commentary of the Red Bull Hare Scramble in Erzberg, Austria.

 

FORMULA ONE™ ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA: NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will provide live comprehensive streaming coverage of the Brazilian Grand Prix, as well as practice and qualifying in the days preceding the race . Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of home and on multiple platforms.

 

For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.

 

Coverage airing on:

 

  • NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
  • NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.

 

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