On which channel is Components 1 working immediately? TV schedule, begin time for the 2021 Bahrain Grand Prix
New year, new network, same speed.
The Formula 1 season officially starts this Sunday with the Bahrain Grand Prix, and the list for 2021 includes 23 races, the longest season in F1 history.
Lucky 7s were on the program last season: Mercedes won the seventh consecutive constructors’ championship, while Lewis Hamilton won his seventh world championship and surpassed Michael Schumacher for the most victories in Formula 1 history. There’s also a fairly new grid this year, with eight drivers making their debut for new teams this season.
Here’s what you need to know about the first race of the 2021 F1 season:
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On which channel is the F1 race running today?
- Run: Bahrain Grand Prix
- Date: Sunday March 28, 2021
- TV channel: ESPN2
- Live broadcast: WatchESPN, fuboTV
The ESPN network family will broadcast all 2020 F1 races in the USA via the Sky Sports feed. Some races will be broadcast on ABC later in the season.
In addition, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-speaking home for all of the 2021 US F1 races
When does the F1 race start today?
- Date: Sunday March 28th
- Start time: 11 clock
The 11 a.m. ET start time for Sunday’s race means the Bahrain Grand Prix will start at 7 p.m. local time. The start time every hour on the hour means the lights are likely to go out at 11:10 a.m. The pre-race ESPN show is usually broadcast in the hour before the start of the race.
Below is the full TV schedule for the weekend F1 events at the Sakhir Grand Prix. All times are east.
|Friday March 26th||Exercise 1||7:30 a.m.||ESPNU|
|Friday March 26th||exercise 2||11:00 o’clock||ESPNU|
|Saturday March 27th||Exercise 3||8:00 am||ESPN2|
|Saturday March 27th||qualification||11:00 o’clock||ESPN2|
|Sunday March 28th||run||11:00 o’clock||ESPN2|
Formula 1 live stream for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four major OTT TV streaming options that ESPN broadcast – fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, and AT&T Now. Of the four, Hulu and YouTubeTV offer free trial options.
You can find links to each below.
For those who 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 in the ESPN app in 2021 with authentication.
Formula 1 schedule 2021
Formula 1 is returning in 2021 with a whopping 23 race schedule that starts on March 28 with the Bahrain Grand Prix and ends on December 12 with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for the second year in a row after 22 years of absence. This year the Saudi Arabia Grand Prix will also make its debut on the Jeddah Street Circuit, which is scheduled for December.
All times east.
|date||run||course||Start time||TV channel||winner|
|28th March||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit||11 clock||ESPN2||TBD|
|April 18||Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna||Enzo and Dino Ferrari International Circuit||9 am||TBD||TBD|
|2.May||Portuguese Grand Prix||Algarve International Circuit||10 am||ESPN||TBD|
|May 9th||Spanish Grand Prix||Barcelona-Catalonia Circuit||9 am||ESPN||TBD|
|23. May||Monaco Grand Prix||Monaco circuit||9 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|6th of June||Azerbaijan Grand Prix||Baku City Circuit||8 o’clock in the morning||ESPN||TBD|
|June 13th||Canadian Grand Prix||Circuit Gilles Villeneuve||14 o’clock||ESPN2||TBD|
|June 27th||French Grand Prix||Circuit Paul Ricard||9 am||ESPN||TBD|
|July 4th||Austrian Grand Prix||Red Bull Ring||9 am||ESPN||TBD|
|July 18th||British Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10 am||ESPN||TBD|
|August 1st||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||9 am||ESPN||TBD|
|29th August||Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||9 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|5th September||Dutch Grand Prix||Circuit Zandvoort||9 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|12th September||Italian Grand Prix||Monza National Circuit||9 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|September 26th||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrome||8 o’clock in the morning||ESPN2||TBD|
|October 3||Singapore Grand Prix||Marina Bay Street Circuit||8 o’clock in the morning||ESPN2||TBD|
|October 10th||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka International Racing Course||1 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|October 24th||United States Grand Prix result||Circuit of the Americas||3 pm||ABC||TBD|
|October 31||Mexico City Grand Prix||Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez||3 pm||ABC||TBD|
|November 7th||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace||Noon||ESPN2||TBD|
|21st November||Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park Circuit||1 am||ESPN news||TBD|
|December 5th||Saudi Arabia Grand Prix||Jeddah Street Circuit||23 o’clock||ESPN2||TBD|
|12th of December||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||8 o’clock in the morning||ESPN2||TBD|