TSN set to deliver extensive Canadian GP coverage

TSN set to deliver extensive Canadian GP coverage

Written by  on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 14:39

@TSN_PR • @TSN_Sports • #TSN • #F1MTL • @GrandPrixF1Can • TORONTO, ON – TSN has fans covered from the starting grid to the checkered flag all weekend, delivering the biggest auto racing event on Canadian soil when the 2015 Canadian GP returns to the famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal from June 5-7.

The action begins with practice coverage on Friday, June 5 at 1:55 p.m. ET on TSN2 (see below for broadcast schedule).

Coverage continues with qualifying on Saturday, June 6 at 12:55 p.m. ET on TSN, followed by the premiere of Braking Point, a documentary on Canadian race car driver Luke Chudleigh. Braking point airs following CANADIAN GRAND PRIX qualifying on Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m. ET on TSN, with an encore presentation following the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX on Sunday, June 7 at 4 p.m. ET on TSN2.

Produced by Open Wheel Productions in association with TSN, BRAKING POINT chronicles the 20-year-old Milton, Ont.-native's journey as he competes in the 2015 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Series for the chance to race in Formula One™.

BBC Sport's popular grid-walk primes fans on race day from track-level in the minutes leading up to live coverage of the race itself.  Coverage begins Sunday, June 7 at 1:35 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5.

Three-time Canadian GP champion Lewis Hamilton looks to regain his form and extend his lead at the top of the Formula One™ driver standings. Hamilton faces competition from Mercedes teammate and rival Nico Rosberg, who is coming off a victory at the Monaco GP. The field of 20 also features 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX winner Daniel Ricciardo racing for Red Bull, as well as Ferrari teammates Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.

TSN also delivers live streaming and on demand coverage of the 2015 Canadian GP, available to TSN subscribers via TSN GO.

TSN Radio 690: Fans can also listen to TSN Radio 690 in Montréal for news and all of the excitement from the streets of Montréal leading up to the 2015 Canadian GP. TSN 690's Joey Alfieri will have special reports from the track and all results from practice, qualifying, and the race itself.

Broadcast Schedule*

Friday, June 5

·         1:55 p.m. ET – CANADIAN GRAND PRIX: Practice on TSN2

Saturday, June 6

·         12:55 p.m. ET – CANADIAN GRAND PRIX: Qualifying on TSN

·         2 p.m. ET – BRAKING POINT on TSN

Sunday, June 7

·         1:35 p.m. ET – CANADIAN GRAND PRIX: Pre-race on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5

·         1:55 p.m. ET – CANADIAN GRAND PRIX on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5

·         4 p.m. ET – (ENCORE) BRAKING POINT on TSN on TSN2

*Schedule subject to change

TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN's roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf's Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

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