In its initial season of Formula One broadcasting, NBC Sports Group will air 19 Formula One races and 39 qualifying and practice sessions across NBC and NBC Sports Network.
Four races will air on NBC, including the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on Sunday, Nov. 17. The race is slated to start at noon.
Qualifying action from Austin will be aired on NBC Sports Network on Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
NBC Sports Network Channel Guide
AT&T U-verse: 640 (1640 HD)
Grande Comm.: 123 (929 HD)
Time Warner Cable: 470 (1646 HD)
DISH Network: 159 (9466 HD)
In addition to the races broadcast on NBC, one will be aired on CNBC and the remaining 14 will be on NBC Sports Network.
NBC Sports Network will air one of the Friday practices for each race and each qualifying session in addition to the race broadcast. That TV coverage will amount to more than 100 hours of programming, including the studio shows and re-airs.
The NBC Sports Group broadcast team features talent familiar to Formula One fans. Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), David Hobbs (analyst), Steve Matchett (analyst) and Will Buxton (pit reporter) will form the new broadcast team for the NBC Sports Group’s Formula One coverage.