TSN and RDS Deliver Extensive Coverage of the Biggest Auto Race in Canada: the 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX, Beginning Friday

— June 3, 2014

 

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TORONTO (June 3, 2014) – TSN and RDS are in the pole position this weekend, delivering all the action from the 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX when the biggest event on the Canadian racing calendar returns to the famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal from June 6-8.

Race fans can get geared up for the 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX with live practice coverage on Friday, June 6 (1:55 p.m. ET on TSN2; 2 p.m. ET on RDS) followed by live qualifying coverage on Saturday, June 7 (12:55 p.m. ET on TSN; 12:30 p.m. ET on RDS). Live coverage of the race itself airs Sunday, June 8 (1:55 p.m. ET on TSN; 1:30 p.m. ET on RDS).

TSN also delivers exclusive live and on demand online coverage of the 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX, available to TSN subscribers via TSN GO.

Fans can also listen to TSN Radio 690 Montreal as the station covers all of the excitement from the streets of Montreal.

 

RDS complements its race coverage of the 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX with

  • Special editions of SPORTS 30 air on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET and Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET following RDS’ qualifying and race coverage
  • Fan photos capturing 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX excitement and posted on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #F1MTL will be showcased across RDS platforms

The 2014 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX features 22 world-class drivers competing for the title over 70 laps. 2013 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX champion Sebastian Vettel will face strong competitors including teammate Daniel Ricciardo, who has had an impressive start to his Red Bull career, leaving Vettel second best in consecutive races for the first time since 2012. Mercedes teammates/rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton enter the race in first and second place respectively with nearly double the points of the next closest racer in the standings, third place Fernando Alonso.

 

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