CANAL + and CANAL + SPORT this weekend will broadcast the Canadian Grand Prix in Formula 1 and the DXC Technology 600 in IndyCar Series.
CHANNEL + possesses the rights of the prestigious automotive world championship since 2013, renewed until 2020. The IndyCar Series, the North American Motor Racing Championship, is present since 2015 in the grids of the group.
These two competitions are part of the « mechanical sports » offer from CHANNEL +. Here is the TV program for this weekend, from Friday 07 to Sunday 09 June 2019.
The Canadian Grand Prix (Formula 1)
This weekend takes place for the fiftieth time in Formula 1 the Canadian Grand Prix, seventh round of the automobile championship in 2019. The classification of the competition is currently dominated by the duo of the Mercedes team, led by Lewis Hamilton ( 137 points), winner of the last race in Monaco, and Valtteri Bottas (120 points). Further in third position, Sebastian Vettel (82 points) is the title holder of the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit.
Tests 1 and 2 on Friday will be broadcast on CANAL + SPORT. Practice 3 and qualifying will be on Saturday on CHANNEL + OFFSET. The next day, the Grand Prix will be offered on the parent channel. Julien Febreau and Jacques Villeneuve will comment on the various events of this first stage on North American soil this season. Note that the next one will be in France and broadcast unencrypted by the group TF1.
DXC Technology 600 (Indycar)
While he won the Indianapolis 500 miles two weeks ago, Frenchman Simon Pagenaud is now at the foot of the podium (3rd / 291 points). Americans Josef Newgarden (1st / 316 points) and Alexander Rossi (2nd / 301 points), with good results in Detroit last weekend, have since led the standings. This weekend, these three competitors will meet on the Texas Motor Speedway circuit to compete in the DXC Technology 600, the eighth round and median of this 2019 IndyCar Series season.
The Grand Prix takes place this Sunday at 3 a.m. French time. It will be diffused on CANAL + SPORT To 9:10 a.m. with comments from Stephane Genti.