NBC Sports Begins Coverage of Motor Sports This Week

The NBC Sports Group begins its coverage of motor sports beginning this week on the NBC Sports Network.  Its part of more than 200 programming hours of Formula One™ and IZOD IndyCar races, practices, qualifying, pre- and post-race studio shows, and behind-the-scenes programs. Coverage will air across NBC, NBC Sports Network, and NBC Sports Live Extra, the NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platform, via TV Everywhere. Additionally, two F1™ races will air on CNBC, NBCUniversal’s business channel.

Leigh Diffey will call both F1 and the IZOD IndyCar Series this year, along with analysts David Hobbs and Steve Matchett.  Will Buxton will serve as the on course reporter.

The first race in he schedule will be the Rolex Australian Grand Prix.  Here is the schedule on the NBC Sports Network:

Friday, March 15- Practice #1, 12:00 a.m.

Friday, March 15- Practice #2, 1:30 a.m.

Saturday, March 16- Qualifying, 2:00 a.m.

Saturday, March 16- Qualifying Re-Air, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 17- Australian Grand Prix, 1:30 a.m.

Sunday, March 17- F1 Extra, 4:00 a.m.

Sunday, March 17- Race Re-Air, 1:00 p.m.