TORONTO – TSN announced today it is expanding its FORMULA 1™ coverage this season to include BBC Sport’s popular grid walk for 10 races in 2015, beginning with this weekend’s MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX. Hosted by BBC Sport’s expert analysts David Coulthard and Eddie Jordan and lead presenter Suzi Perry, the grid walk delivers a track-level perspective in the lead-up to GRAND PRIX races (see below for TSN’s grid walk schedule).
“We’ve heard from passionate FORMULA 1 fans about their desire to see even more coverage across our network on race day,” said Shawn Redmond, Vice-President, Programming and Marketing, TSN. “Adding a world-class production like BBC’s FORMULA 1 Grid Walk gives fans the opportunity to further immerse themselves into the biggest open-wheel series in the world.”
TSN delivers complete coverage of all GRAND PRIX races in this year’s FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, including practice and qualification for every stop on this year’s circuit. TSN’s live coverage of the world’s biggest open-wheel racing competition continues this weekend with the 2015 FORMULA 1 PETRONAS MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX. Live action of qualifying airs on Saturday, March 28 at 4:55 a.m. ET on TSN, and the race itself on Sunday, March 29 with pre-race coverage beginning at 2:35 a.m. ET on TSN.
TSN delivers exclusive live coverage of the only Canadian race on the FORMULA 1 calendar, the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX (FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA), beginning with practice from Montreal’s famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Friday, June 5. TSN’s coverage continues with qualifying on Saturday, June 6 and culminates with the 2015 FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX the following day.