Race night has finally arrived at the Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix.
It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing up to this point, though.
The new Las Vegas Strip Circuit has drawn plenty of criticism, with driver safety and fan experience brought to the foreground.
Despite this, yesterday’s qualifying session was full of pleasant surprises, and race organisers will be hoping for more of the same tonight.
The Sporting News is following all the action live from the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix below.
WATCH: F1’s Las Vegas Grand Prix live in the U.S. with Fubo (free trial)
1 hour 30 mins to lights out: The drivers’ parade has been done in true Vegas fashion, with iconic UFC announcer Bruce Buffer introducing the racers to the crowd.
2 hours to lights out: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News‘ live coverage of the Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Ferrari were dominant in qualifying last night, with Charles Leclerc taking pole. Can the Monegasque driver secure his first win of 2023 tonight?
Teammate Carlos Sainz recorded the second-fastest qualifying time, but it will be Red Bull’s Max Verstappen who joins Leclerc on the front row with the Spaniard required to serve a grid penalty following a controversial incident in practice.
*Serving a five-place grid penalty
**Serving a 10-place grid penalty
F1 fans in the USA can catch all the action in 2023 with all 23 races set to be shown live on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2. For Spanish-language viewers, they can find live broadcasts on ESPN Deportes, though ESPNews and ESPNU will also show some practice and qualifying sessions live throughout the year.
As well as on the official F1 TV service, the action can be live streamed on Hulu + Live TV with subscriptions. Elsewhere, Sling TV will also show the action, as too will FuboTV in the US.
For fans in Canada, TSN will carry the English-language telecast of races. For those looking for the French-language broadcast, RDS will have you covered.
Races can be streamed on fubo and via TSN’s streaming service, TSN Direct.
Viewers in the United Kingdom can catch all F1 action on Sky Sports F1, the dedicated F1 channel. For viewers planning to live stream F1 in 2023, you can watch via the Sky Go app if you’re an existing subscriber or you can purchase a Sky Sports Pass on NOW TV.
Fox Sports will carry all races in Australia for the 2023 season.
No TV broadcast network is currently set to host the action throughout this year in India, though Formula 1 has launched F1 TV Pro in the country for the first time so fans can live stream the action.
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