Mercedes have already wrapped up the 2019 Constructors’ championship. However, there are still three races left, and a driver’s championship to decide. Lewis Hamilton will most likely win the title at the US Grand Prix 2019 from teammate Valtteri Bottas. This weekend, the drivers and teams will be heading to the Circuit of the Americas for the race.
The US Grand Prix was first introduced to the Formula One calendar in 1959. Back then, the venue was the Sebring International Raceway. It was only from 2012 onwards, that the Circuit of the Americas became the permanent fixture of the US Grand Prix.
In fact, in terms of the weather conditions, it is expected to stay dry all weekend. However, on Saturday and Sunday, there will be partial cloud cover, with the temperature ranging between 17 and 19°C all weekend.
The US Grand Prix 2019 race weekend begins with Free Practice 1 on Friday 11th October at 11:00 AM local time and 21:30 PM IST. This will he followed by FP2 at 15:00 PM local time and 1:30 AM IST. On Saturday, FP3 kicks off at 13:00 PM local time and 23:30 PM IST, followed by qualifying at 16:00 PM local and 2:30 AM IST. Finally, on Sunday, the race begins at 13:10 PM local time and 12:40 AM IST.
In the United Kingdom, Sky Sports has the exclusive broadcast rights of the Mexican Grand Prix 2019. However, rival British network, Channel 4, can show the highlights of the qualifying and the race. In the United States, all sessions, right from practice, can be viewed on ESPN2 and ESPNU.
In India, Practice, Qualifying and the Race will be shown on Star Sports Select 2 and Star Sports Select 2 HD. In addition to that, the qualifying session and the race will also be streamed on Hotstar. For the continent of Africa, Supersport will be handling the broadcast of the race.
In Albania, the fans will be using RTSH to watch all the sessions and the race. In Asia and Australia, Fox Sports is the main broadcaster for the Japanese Grand Prix 2019. Austria depends of ORF, Azerbaijan on AZ TV, Belgium will be broadcasting from RTBF.
Brazil has TV Globo, Bulgaria has Nova, Canada has RDS, China depends on CCTV, Cyprus has Cytavision. Croatian viewers can catch the race on Croatia Telekom, while Czech Republic and Slovakian viewers use Sport1, Sport2 and Sport3. Danish fans can watch their hero, Kevin Magnussen on TV3+.
Eurasia depends on Setanta Sports, while Finnish fans can tune in to MTV to watch Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas. France will be able to watch the Renault team and Romain Grosjean on TF1 and Canal+. RTL Germany is the official broadcaster for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. ERT shows the race in Greece and M4 in Hungary, Channel 2 sport in Iceland, Eir Sport in Ireland and The Sports Channel in Israel.
Italy has Sky Italia, Japan has Fuji Television Network, Kosovo has Sport Klub, Latin America uses Fox Sports. Channel N24 shows the race in Macedonia, while Mexican fans who cannot watch live, have Channel 9 Televisa to thank.