TSN Delivers Flag-to-Flag Coverage From the 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

— March 14, 2013

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TORONTO (March 14, 2013) – As the home of auto racing in Canada, TSN goes full throttle to deliver every race from the 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. The Formula One season – the biggest open wheel series in the world – begins with live coverage of the AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX. Live action gets underway on Friday, March 15 at 1:25 a.m. ET on TSN2 with practice coverage followed by qualifying on Saturday, March 16 at 1:55 a.m. ET on TSN (encore at 11 a.m. ET on TSN2) and the race itself on Sunday, March 17 at 1:55 a.m. ET on TSN (encore at 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN2). See below for the complete broadcast schedule.

In addition to TSN’s television broadcasts, all races can be seen on TSN Mobile TV.

This year’s circuit includes three-time FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP trophy winner Sebastian Vettel as he chases his fourth consecutive title. Vettel reunites with teammate Mark Webber on last year’s championship team Red Bull Racing-Renault. Also featured on this year’s grid is last season’s runner-up Fernando Alonso and teammate Felipe Massa for Ferrari, along with Jenson Button and Sergio Perez for McLaren-Mercedes, and Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg for Mercedes AMG.

TSN’s coverage features BBC commentary and analysis from legendary 13-time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard as well as former driver Ben Edwards.

TSN brings fans live coverage of the only Canadian race on the Formula One calendar, with qualifying for the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX from Montreal’s famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Saturday, June 8 and the race on Sunday, June 9.

RDS will have French-language coverage of every Formula One race, including extensive coverage of the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX.

Fans can also visit the TSN Digital platforms for all the latest standings, news, and video highlights from the 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.

Along with being the home of the 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, TSN and TSN2 are also home to the NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES and NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES, NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES, and NHRA DRAG RACING.

TSN and TSN Mobile TV’s schedule for the 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP is as follows (visit TSN.ca for details on encore presentations):
March
• Saturday, March 16 Qualifying: Australian Grand Prix 1:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, March 17 Australian Grand Prix 1:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, March 23 Qualifying: Malaysian Grand Prix 3:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, March 24 Malaysian Grand Prix 3:55 a.m. ET

April
• Saturday, April 13 Qualifying: Chinese Grand Prix 1:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, April 14 Chinese Grand Prix 2:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, April 20 Qualifying: Bahrain Grand Prix 6:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, April 21 Bahrain Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET

May
• Saturday, May 11 Qualifying: Spanish Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, May 12 Spanish Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, May 25 Qualifying: Monaco Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, May 26 Monaco Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET

June
• Saturday, June 8 Qualifying: Canadian Grand Prix 12:55 p.m. ET
• Sunday, June 9 Canadian Grand Prix 1:55 p.m. ET
• Saturday, June 29 Qualifying: British Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET (TSN2)
• Sunday, June 30 British Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET

July
• Saturday, July 6 Qualifying: German Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET (TSN2)
• Sunday, July 7 German Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET (TSN2)
• Saturday, July 27 Qualifying: Hungarian Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, July 28 Hungarian Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET

August
• Saturday, Aug. 24 Qualifying: Belgian Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Aug. 25 Belgian Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET

September
• Saturday, Sept. 7 Qualifying: Italian Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Sept. 8 Italian Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, Sept. 21 Qualifying: Singapore Grand Prix 8:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Sept. 22 Singapore Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET

October
• Saturday, Oct. 5 Qualifying: Korean Grand Prix 12:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Oct. 6 Korean Grand Prix 1:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, Oct. 12 Qualifying: Japanese Grand Prix 12:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Oct. 13 Japanese Grand Prix 1:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, Oct. 26 Qualifying: Indian Grand Prix 4:25 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Oct. 27 Indian Grand Prix 5:25 a.m. ET

November
• Saturday, Nov. 2 Qualifying: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 8:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Nov. 3 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 7:55 a.m. ET
• Saturday, Nov. 16 Qualifying: US Grand Prix 12:55 p.m. ET
• Sunday, Nov. 17 US Grand Prix 7 p.m. ET (TSN2)
• Saturday, Nov. 23 Qualifying: Brazilian Grand Prix 10:55 a.m. ET
• Sunday, Nov. 24 Brazilian Grand Prix 10:55 a.m. ET

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