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Start your engines! The Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 is officially here. The race brings some of the world’s best drivers — including Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez, along with Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, to name just a few — zipping through the streets of Sin City near casinos, hotels and resorts, citywide.
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The Las Vegas Grand Prix takes place today, Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 p.m. PT/1 a.m. ET (Nov. 19). The F1 event will air on broadcast network ABC and simultaneously on cable network ESPN, while practices and qualifying races are on ESPN2 and ESPNU starting on Thursday, Nov. 16. ABC acquired the F1 broadcast and streaming rights in the U.S. until 2025.
Cord cutters can watch the race on any live TV streaming service that carries ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU, such as DirecTV Stream, Fubo or Hulu + Live TV, while ESPN+ and F1 TV gets you practice and qualifying races leading up to the main event. DirecTV Stream offers ABC as part of its channel lineup and has a free trial that you can use to livestream the F1 Vegas race on ABC without cable.
All web-based services are accessible on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.
Keep reading to find out how to watch all of the F1 races you can handle with and without a cable subscription, like options to watch F1 Vegas for free. Additionally, you can find where to buy last-minute tickets to the F1 race in Las Vegas.
How to Watch F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 Without Cable
Since the event is being broadcast on ABC, the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix can be streamed on internet-based streaming cable services, some of which even offer free trials. If you act fast and sign up before Saturday, you can watch the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix online for free. Ahead, you’ll find options of how to watch ABC and stream the Vegas Formula 1 race online without cable tonight.
Packages from $64.99 per month
You can watch the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix on ESPN with DirecTV Stream. All of the cable alternative’s packages offer ESPN, while the streamer’s entry-level Entertainment package comes with more than 75 channels such as AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel and much more.
In addition, the streamer has a free trial available, which only lasts for five days, but that’s more than enough to catch practice 1, practice 2 and qualifying races on ESPN and ESPN2 and the main event itself on ESPN. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include ESPNU for practice 3. You can either cancel or keep the service after the free trial is over, with prices starting as low as $64.99. Other plans offer over 105-150 channels, with prices ranging from $83.99 to $154.99 per month.
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Packages from $74.99 per month
Watch ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and more than 170 other news, entertainment and sports channels with a subscription to Fubo, which starts at $74.99 per month for the Pro package. You can record over 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies, games and more and watch later on your smartphone, tablet or TV.
Other plans include the Elite package with 244 channels for $64.99 month per month for the first two months of service and the “Premiere” tier that comes with 253 channels, including Showtime, and 4K quality for $74.99 month per month for the first two months. The online TV streaming service offers a five-day free trial for new subscribers, so you can watch the entire F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix event online for free during that period of time.
Hulu + Live TV
Packages from $76.99 per month
A subscription to Hulu + Live TV includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU for the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix event. The streaming service has access to more than 90 channels — like BET, CNN, Motor Trend, Bravo, Food Network and more — starting at $76.99 per month, and comes with Hulu’s entire streaming library as well as Disney+ and ESPN+.
The service lets subscribers watch originals from Marvel Studios, Lucasfilms (Star Wars), The Muppets Studio and Pixar Animation, as well as ESPN+ for original sports programming and live sports from Formula 1, along with NFL, MLB and other sports leagues. It includes unlimited cloud DVR too. Unfortunately, Hulu doesn’t offer a free trial at this time.
Packages from $10.99 per month
If you’d like to live stream the entire F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, then ESPN+ is a great pick. It has the main event on Saturday, while it also has other sporting events from UFC, NFL, MLB, college football and more. Packages start at $10.99 per month.
Along with ESPN+, the Disney Bundle Trio comes with the ad-supported versions of Hulu and Disney+ for $14.99 per month. This is nearly 45 percent less than if you were to subscribe to each service individually. However, if you’d like to go ad-free, the Disney Bundle Trio goes for $24.99 per month.
Packages from $20 for the first month
Sling might be a good fit to watch F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix. It’s the cheapest cable alternative, with prices starting as low as $20 per month for the first month ($40 per month afterwards) for Sling Orange — with the streamer’s current deals.
The entry-level Sling Orange package includes ESPN2 for practice 1 and ESPN for practice 2, qualifying races and the main event on Saturday night. However, it doesn’t include ESPNU for practice 3. It also has AMC, Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, Freeform, TNT and other channels.
Packages from $2.99
For the uninitiated, F1 TV is a streaming service from Formula One Management (FOM) itself. It has all races, has the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, as well as everything F1 fans could ever want — such as live leaderboards, real-time telemetry, live maps, live radio broadcasts, programming and documentaries, pre- and post-race live shows and analysis, along with other offerings for fans.
How to Watch the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 Outside of the U.S.
Outside of the U.S.? You can still stream the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix with any of the above streaming services paired with ExpressVPN. It’s a virtual private network that lets you legally access U.S. web servers — even if you’re in another country — to stream on a smart TV, smartphone, tablet and laptop. Learn more about ExpressVPN here.
How to Watch F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 on TV
The F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix will be broadcast on ABC and ESPN. You can watch through your cable TV provider, with an over-the-air digital antenna for ABC, on ABC.com or ESPN.com or with the ABC or ESPN mobile apps with your cable TV account login.
F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023: Start Times, Schedule
The F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix runs from Thursday, Nov. 16. to Saturday, Nov. 18 (if you’re on the east coast, it race starts on early Sunday morning, Nov. 19), with practice and qualifying races — along with the main event spread out over three days.
Ahead, you’ll find start times and where to watch them live online:
Thursday, Nov. 16
Friday, Nov. 17
Saturday, Nov. 18
Where to Buy F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 Tickets Online
Want to catch all of the racing action in person? It’s not too late. Ahead, you’ll find tickets for F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023 in Nevada. Ticket prices vary, depending on where you’d like to sit at Ticketmaster, VividSeats, StubHub and Gametime.
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