A moist and wild qualifying session might make for a chaotic Russian Grand Prix.
Rain water coated the observe on Saturday, however that proved to be no actual problem for Lando Norris, who begins Sunday’s race in Sochi on pole, the primary of his F1 profession.
The qualifying session was wrought with drama. Lewis Hamilton planted his automobile into the wall on pit lane, costing himself a brand new entrance wing and try at a flying lap in Q3. It additionally value teammate Valtteri Bottas, who completed qualifying in seventh.
If Max Verstappen plans to maintain the lead of the driving force’s championship, then the Red Bull driver must be on the cost. Originally assessed a three-spot grid penalty for his collision with Lewis Hamilton on the Italian GP, an influence unit change pushed Verstappen all the way in which to the again of the grid coming into Sunday’s race.
Here’s how they’re going to line up this Sunday in Russia:
Formula 1 beginning lineup for 2021 Russian Grand Prix
Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Nicholas Latifi all begin in the back of the grid after altering energy items.
McLaren sits on pole for the primary time since 2012:
|1.||Lando Norris (McLaren)|
|2.||Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)|
|3.||George Russell (Williams)|
|4.||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|5.||Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)|
|6.||Fernando Alonso (Alpine)|
|7.||Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)|
|8||Lance Stroll (Aston Martin)|
|9||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|10.||Esteban Ocon (Alpine)|
|11.||Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin)|
|12.||Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri)|
|13.||Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri)|
|14.||Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo)|
|15.||Mick Schumacher (Haas)|
|16.||Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo)|
|17.||Nikita Mazepin (Haas)|
|DNQ.||Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)|
|DNQ.||Nicholas Latifi (Williams)|
|DNQ||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
What channel is the F1 race on Sunday?
- Race: Russian Grand Prix
- Date: Sunday, Sept. 26
- TV channel: ESPN
- Live stream: WatchESPN, fuboTV
The ESPN household of networks will broadcast all 2021 F1 races within the United States utilizing Sky Sports’ feed with just a few races heading to ABC later within the season.
In addition, ESPN Deportes serves because the unique Spanish-language residence for all 2021 F1 races within the U.S.
What time does the F1 race begin on Sunday?
- Date: Sunday, Sept. 26
- Start time: 8 a.m. ET
The 8 a.m. ET begin time for Sunday’s race means the 2021 Russian GP will begin at 3 p.m. native time. The on-the-hour begin time means lights out will seemingly happen simply after 8 a.m. ET. ESPN’s pre-race present often airs within the hour previous to the beginning of the race.
Below is the entire TV schedule for the weekend’s F1 occasions on the Russian GP.
|Date||Event||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|Friday, Sept. 10||Practice 1||4:30 a.m.||ESPN2|
|Friday, Sept. 10||Practice 2||8 a.m.||ESPNU|
|Saturday, Sept. 11||Practice 3||5 a.m.||ESPN2|
|Saturday, Sept. 11||Qualifying||8 a.m.||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Sept. 12||Race||8 a.m.||ESPN2|
Formula 1 reside stream for Russian Grand Prix
For those that haven’t got a cable or satellite tv for pc subscription, there are 4 main OTT TV streaming choices that carry ESPN: fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV and AT&T Now. Of the 4, Hulu and YouTubeTV provide free trial choices.
Below are hyperlinks to every.
For those that do have a cable or satellite tv for pc subscription however should not in entrance of a TV, Formula 1 races in 2021 may be streamed reside through telephones, tablets and different gadgets on the ESPN app with authentication.
Formula 1 schedule 2021
Formula 1 returns in 2021 with a zaftig 23-race schedule, beginning with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28 and concluding with the customary Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Dec. 12.
The Canadian GP was canned because the nation continues to wrangle with coronavirus points, and F1 added the Styrian GP in its stead. The French GP strikes up every week to June 20.
The race initially scheduled for Oct. 3 in Singapore was additionally axed with the Turkish GP rejoining the schedule for the identical date. That race takes place at Istanbul City Circuit.
The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for its second-consecutive working after a 22-year absence. Also making its debut this 12 months is the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which is scheduled for December.
|Date||Race||Course||Start time (ET)||TV channel||Winner|
|March 28||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit||11 a.m.||ESPN2||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|April 18||Emilia Romagna Grand Prix||Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari||9 a.m.||TBD||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|May 2||Portuguese Grand Prix||Algarve International Circuit||10 a.m.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|May 9||Spanish Grand Prix||Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya||9 a.m.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|May 23||Monaco Grand Prix||Circuit de Monaco||9 a.m.||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|June 6||Azerbaijan Grand Prix||Baku City Circuit||8 a.m.||ESPN||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|June 20||French Grand Prix||Circuit Paul Ricard||9 a.m.||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|June 27||Styrian Grand Prix||Red Bull Ring||9 a.m.||ESPN||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|July 4||Austrian Grand Prix||Red Bull Ring||9 a.m.||ESPN||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|July 18||British Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10 a.m.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|Aug. 1||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||9 a.m.||ESPN||Esteban Ocon (Alpine)|
|Aug. 29||Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||9 a.m.||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|Sept. 5||Dutch Grand Prix||Circuit Zandvoort||9 a.m.||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|Sept. 12||Italian Grand Prix||Autodromo Nazionale di Monza||9 a.m.||ESPN2||Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)|
|Sept. 26||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrom||8 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Oct. 3||Turkish Grand Prix||Istanbul City Circuit||TBD||ESPN2||TBD|
|Oct. 10||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka International Racing Course||1 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Oct. 24||United States Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas||3 p.m.||ABC||TBD|
|Oct. 31||Mexico City Grand Prix||Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez||3 p.m.||ABC||TBD|
|Nov. 7||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace||Noon||ESPN2||TBD|
|Nov. 21||Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park Circuit||1 a.m.||ESPN News||TBD|
|Dec. 5||Saudi Arabian Grand Prix||Jeddah Street Circuit||11 p.m.||ESPN2||TBD|
|Dec. 12||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||8 a.m.||ESPN2||TBD|