Vive la France.
Saturdays have been equally as eventful as Sundays this Formula 1 season: Charles Leclerc ended up on pole after a red flag stopped the session for the Monaco quali, while four red flags blew through for the Azerbaijan GP, an F1 record.
This Sunday, pole position once again belongs to Max Verstappen, his second pole of the year.
VERSTAPPEN TAKES POLE!!
He goes even faster, and will line up ahead of the two Mercedes 🔥#FrenchGP 🇫🇷 #F1 pic.twitter.com/kTqKf3W2at
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The driver’s and constructor’s championships are still wide open entering Sunday’s Round 7 race: Max Verstappen leads Lewis Hamilton by the thinnest of margins, with just four points separating the top two drivers on the table. Red Bull currently leads Mercedes in the constructor’s championship as well, with Sergio Perez helping widen the gap at Baku.
It’s the first in a triple-header of races coming your way.
Here’s how they’ll line up this Sunday in France:
Max Verstappen holds off Hamilton and Bottas, preventing a Mercedes front-row lockout once again.
Verstappen and Perez sandwich the two Mercs heading into Sunday’s race:
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all 2021 F1 races in the United States using Sky Sports’ feed, with a few races heading to ABC later in the season.
In addition, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-language home for all 2021 F1 races in the U.S.
The 9 a.m. ET start time for Sunday’s race means the 2021 French GP will start at 3:00 p.m. local time. The on-the-hour start time means lights out will likely take place just after 9 a.m. ESPN’s pre-race show usually airs in the hour prior to the start of the race.
Below is the complete TV schedule for the weekend’s F1 events at the French GP. All times are Eastern.
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four major OTT TV streaming options that carry ESPN — fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV and AT&T Now. Of the four, Hulu and YouTubeTV offer free trial options.Formula 1 live stream for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Below are links to each.
For those who do have a cable or satellite subscription but are not in front of a TV, Formula 1 races in 2021 can be streamed live via phones, tablets and other devices on the ESPN app with authentication.
Formula 1 returns in 2021 with a zaftig 23 race schedule, starting with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28, and concluding with the customary Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Dec. 12.
The Canadian GP would be canned as the country continues to wrangle coronavirus issues, with F1 adding the Styrian GP in its stead. The French GP moves up a week to June 20.
The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for its second-consecutive running after a 22-year absence. Also making its debut this year is the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix taking pace on the Jeddah Street Circuit, scheduled for December.
All times Eastern.