Formula 1 qualifying results: Starting grid for 2021 Styrian Grand Prix

Home sweet home for Red Bull Racing.

Through seven races in the 2021 F1 season, Mercedes and Red Bull have taken home the checkered flag in each. They’ve also taken home qualifying for every race but two this year, with Max Verstappen taking home pole position once again on Saturday.

Red Bull winning from pole in Austria isn’t a certainty: In the first official running of the Styrian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton took home pole position and the race win last year, and Red Bull has won just two races at the track (between Styrian GP and Austrian GP) since the circuit returned to the calendar in 2014.

But, hopes are high for Red Bull — hopefully their home races will give them wings.

Here’s how they’ll line up this Sunday in Austria:

Formula 1 starting lineup for 2021 Styrian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen takes pole for Sunday’s Styrian GP, while both Mercedes drivers take second and third. Lando Norris slides into fourth place, ahead of Verstappen teammate Sergio Perez.

What channel is the F1 race on Sunday?

The ESPN family of networks will broadcast all 2021 F1 races in the United States using Sky Sports’ feed, with a few races heading to ABC later in the season.

In addition, ESPN Deportes serves as the exclusive Spanish-language home for all 2021 F1 races in the U.S.

What time does the F1 race start on Sunday?

The 9 a.m. ET start time for Sunday’s race means the 2021 French GP will start at 3:00 p.m. local time. The on-the-hour start time means lights out will likely take place just after 9 a.m. ESPN’s pre-race show usually airs in the hour prior to the start of the race.

Below is the complete TV schedule for the weekend’s F1 events at the French GP. All times are Eastern.

Formula 1 live stream for Styrian Grand Prix

For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are four major 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.Formula 1 live stream for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Below are links to each.

For those who do have a cable or satellite subscription but are 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 schedule 2021

Formula 1 returns in 2021 with a zaftig 23 race schedule, starting with the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 28, and concluding with the customary Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Dec. 12.

The Canadian GP would be canned as the country continues to wrangle coronavirus issues, with F1 adding the Styrian GP in its stead. The French GP moves up a week to June 20.

The race originally scheduled for Oct. 3 in Singapore was also axed, with the Turkish GP rejoining the schedule for the same date, with the race taking place at Istanbul City Circuit.

The Portuguese Grand Prix returns for its second-consecutive running after a 22-year absence. Also making its debut this year is the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix taking pace on the Jeddah Street Circuit, scheduled for December.

All times Eastern.

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