Mercedes gets the breaks before the break.
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Sunday’s race in Hungary, his 101st career pole. Mercedes secures the locking of the first row.
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Hamilton showed some playful spirit on Saturday: before the lap in Q3, he took his time around the track, forcing Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez to keep pace. Perez couldn’t reach the line in time, while Verstappen just passed.
The Hungarian GP is the last race before the summer break – and if qualifying is any indication, then Sunday’s race could be pretty, pretty dramatic.
Here’s how they line up this Sunday in Hungary:
Formula 1 starting lineup for the 2021 Hungarian Grand Prix
For the first time this season, George Russell was eliminated in Q1. Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz crashed in Q2, causing a red flag.
Here’s how they’ll line up:
|1.||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|2.||Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)|
|3.||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|4.||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|5.||Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri)|
|6.||Lando Norris (McLaren)|
|7.||Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)|
|8.||Esteban Ocon (Alpine)|
|9.||Fernando Alonso (Alpine)|
|ten.||Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin)|
|11.||Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren)|
|12.||Lance Stroll (Aston Martin)|
|13.||Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo)|
|14.||Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo)|
|15.||Carlos Sainz (Ferrari)|
|16.||Yuki Tsunoda (Alpha Tauri)|
|17.||George Russell (Williams)|
|18.||Nicolas Latifi (Williams)|
|19.||Nikita Mazepin (Haas)|
|DNQ||Mick Schumacher (Haas)|
What channel is the F1 race on Sunday on?
- Race: Hungarian Grand Prix
- Dated: Sunday August 1, 2021
- TV channel: ESPN
- Direct: WatchESPN, fuboTV
The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all 2021 F1 races in the United States using the Sky Sports stream, with a few races heading to ABC later in the season.
Additionally, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish home for all F1 2021 races in the United States.
What time does the F1 race start on Sunday?
- Dated: Sunday July 18
- Start time: 10 a.m.ET
Sunday’s 10 a.m.ET start time means the 2021 British GP will start at 3 p.m. local time. The start time of the hour means that the lights will most likely come on just after 10 a.m. ESPN’s pre-race show usually airs within one hour of the start of the race.
Below is the full TV schedule of the weekend’s F1 events at the British GP.
|Dated||Event||Time (ET)||TV channel|
|Friday July 30||Practice 1||5:30||ESPN2|
|Friday July 30||Practice 2||9:00 p.m.||ESPNU|
|Saturday July 31||Practice 3||6h00||ESPN2|
|Saturday July 31||Qualification||9h00||ESPN2|
|Sunday August 1st||Race||9h00||ESPN|
Live stream of Formula 1 for the Hungarian Grand Prix
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four main OTT TV streaming options that carry ESPN – fuboTV, Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, and AT&T Now. Of the four, Hulu and YouTubeTV offer free trial options.
Below are links to each.
For those with a cable or satellite subscription but 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 schedule of 23 zaftig races, starting with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28 and ending with the usual Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on December 12.
Canada’s GP has been canned as the country continues to grapple with coronavirus issues, and F1 has added the Styrian GP in its stead. The GP of France advances by a week to June 20.
The race originally scheduled for October 3 in Singapore was also canceled, with the Turkish GP joining the program for the same date. This race takes place on the Istanbul city circuit.
The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for its second consecutive race after an absence of 22 years. The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, which will take place at the Jeddah Street circuit, will also make its debut this year, scheduled for December.
|Dated||Race||Course||Start time (ET)||TV channel||Winner|
|March 28||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit||11:00||ESPN2||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|April 18||Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna||Autodromo Internazionale Enzo and Dino Ferrari||9h00||To be determined||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|May 2nd||Grand Prix of Portugal||Algarve International Circuit||10:00 a.m.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|May 9||Spanish Grand Prix||Barcelona-Catalonia Circuit||9h00||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|23 May||Monaco Grand Prix||Monaco circuit||9h00||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|June 6||Azerbaijani Grand Prix||Baku City Tour||8h00||ESPN||Sergio Perez (Red Bull)|
|June 20||Grand Prix of France||Paul Ricard Circuit||9h00||ESPN2||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|June 27||Grand Prix of Styria||Red bull ring||9h00||ESPN||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|4th July||Austrian Grand Prix||Red bull ring||9h00||ESPN||Max Verstappen (Red Bull)|
|July 18||British Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10:00 a.m.||ESPN||Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)|
|1st of August||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||9h00||ESPN||To be determined|
|August 29||Belgian Grand Prix||Spa Francorchamps circuit||9h00||ESPN2||To be determined|
|September 5||Dutch Grand Prix||Zandvoort circuit||9h00||ESPN2||To be determined|
|September 12||Italian Grand Prix||Autodromo Nazionale di Monza||9h00||ESPN2||To be determined|
|September 26||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrome||8h00||ESPN2||To be determined|
|October 3||Turkish Grand Prix||Istanbul city tour||To be determined||ESPN2||To be determined|
|October 10||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka International Running Course||1 o’clock in the morning||ESPN2||To be determined|
|24 october||United States Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas||3:00 p.m.||ABC||To be determined|
|October 31||Mexico Grand Prix||Autodrome Hermanos Rodriguez||3:00 p.m.||ABC||To be determined|
|November 7||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autodrome José Carlos Pace||Midday||ESPN2||To be determined|
|21 November||Australian Grand Prix||Albert park circuit||1 o’clock in the morning||ESPN News||To be determined|
|December 5||Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia||Jeddah streets tour||11 o’clock in the evening||ESPN2||To be determined|
|December 12||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||8h00||ESPN2||To be determined|