Long live France.
Saturdays have been as busy as Sundays this Formula 1 season: Charles Leclerc finished on pole after a red flag stopped the session for Monaco qualifying, while four red flags flew for the Azerbaijani GP, a F1 record.
This Sunday, pole position belongs to Max Verstappen again, his second pole of the year.
The drivers ‘and constructors’ championships are still wide open heading into Sunday’s round seven race: Max Verstappen leads Lewis Hamilton by the narrowest margin, with just four points separating the top two drivers in the league. table. Red Bull also currently leads Mercedes in the constructors’ championship, with Sergio Pérez helping to widen the gap in Baku.
It is the first of a triple race to come.
This is how they will line up this Sunday in France:
Formula 1 starting eleven for the 2021 French Grand Prix
Max Verstappen stops Hamilton and Bottas, once again avoiding a Mercedes lock in the front row.
Verstappen and Pérez sandwich the two Mercs for Sunday’s race:
|1.||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|two.||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|3.||Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)|
|Four.||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|5.||Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)|
|6.||Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri)|
|7.||Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)|
|8.||Lando Norris (McLaren)|
|9.||Fernando Alonso (Alpine)|
|10.||Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)|
|eleven.||Esteban Ocon (Alpino)|
|12.||Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin)|
|13.||Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo)|
|14.||George Russell (Williams)|
|fifteen.||Mick Schumacher (Haas)|
|sixteen.||Nicholas Latifi (Williams)|
|17.||Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo)|
|18.||Nikita Mazepin (Haas)|
|19.||Ride Lance (Aston Martin)|
|twenty.||Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri)|
What channel is the F1 race on Sunday?
- Race: French Grand Prix
- Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
- Television channel: ESPN
- Live broadcast: WatchESPN, fuboTV
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all of the 2021 F1 races in the United States using the Sky Sports broadcast, with some races heading to ABC later in the season.
Additionally, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-language home for all 2021 F1 races in the US.
What time does the F1 race start on Sunday?
- Date: Sunday June 20
- Start time: 9 am ET
Sunday’s race start time at 9 am ET means that the 2021 French GP will start at 3:00 pm local time. The start time in hour means the lights are likely to go out just after 9am. ESPN’s pre-race show generally airs one hour before the start of the race.
Below is the full TV schedule for the weekend’s F1 events at the French GP. All hours are oriental.
|Friday June 18||Practice 1||05:30 am||ESPN2|
|Friday June 18||Practice 2||9 a. M.||ESPNU|
|Saturday June 19||Practice 3||6 a. M.||ESPN2|
|Saturday June 19||Qualification||9 a. M.||ESPN2|
|Sunday June 20||Race||9 a. M.||ESPN|
Live broadcast of Formula 1 for the French Grand Prix
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four main OTT TV streaming options that broadcast ESPN: fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, and AT&T Now. Of the four, Hulu and YouTubeTV offer free trial options. Live stream of Formula 1 for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Below are the links to each.
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 on the ESPN app with authentication.
Formula 1 Calendar 2021
Formula 1 returns in 2021 with a zaftig 23 racing schedule, starting with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28 and concluding with the usual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on December 12.
The Canadian GP would be canned as the country continues to grapple with coronavirus issues, and F1 will add the Styrian GP in its place. The French GP advances a week until June 20.
The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for the second time in a row after an absence of 22 years. This year, the accelerating Saudi Arabian Grand Prix will also make its debut at the Jeddah Street Circuit, scheduled for December.
All the time of the East.
|Date||Race||Course||Start time||television channel||Winner|
|28th March||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit||11 a. M.||ESPN2||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|April 18th||Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna||Enzo and Dino Ferrari International Circuit||9 a. M.||TBD||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|May 2nd||Grand Prix of Portugal||Algarve International Circuit||10 a. M.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|May 9||Spanish Grand Prix||Barcelona-Catalonia Circuit||9 a. M.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|may 23||Monaco Grand Prix||Monaco Circuit||9 a. M.||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|June 6th||Azerbaijan Grand Prix||Baku city circuit||8 am||ESPN||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|June 20th||French Grand Prix||Circuit Paul Ricard||9 a. M.||ESPN2||TBD|
|June 27th||Styrian Grand Prix||Red bull ring||9 a. M.||ESPN||TBD|
|July 4th||Austrian Grand Prix||Red bull ring||9 a. M.||ESPN||TBD|
|July 18||Great Britain Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10 a. M.||ESPN||TBD|
|August 1||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||9 a. M.||ESPN||TBD|
|August 29||Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps||9 a. M.||ESPN2||TBD|
|September 5||Dutch Grand Prix||Zandvoort Circuit||9 a. M.||ESPN2||TBD|
|September 12||Italian Grand Prix||Monza National Circuit||9 a. M.||ESPN2||TBD|
|September 26||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrome||8 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|October 3||Singapore Grand Prix||Marina Bay Street Circuit||8 am||ESPN2||TBD|
|October 10th||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka International Racing Course||1 a. M.||ESPN2||TBD|
|October 24th||United States Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas||3 pm||ABC||TBD|
|31 October||Grand Prix of Mexico City||Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez||3 pm||ABC||TBD|
|November 7||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autodromo José Carlos Pace||Noon||ESPN2||TBD|
|November 21||Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park Circuit||1 a. M.||ESPN News||TBD|
|December 5th||Saudi Arabian Grand Prix||Jeddah Street Circuit||11 p. M.||ESPN2||TBD|
|December 12th||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||8 am||ESPN2||TBD|
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.