From the starting grid to the checkered flag, TSN has Formula 1® fans covered for the biggest auto racing event on Canadian soil when the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 returns to the famed Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal from June 17-19. The action begins with practice coverage on Friday, June 17 at 4:45 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN.ca, and the TSN app and continues through to the highly anticipated race on Sunday, June 19 airing on TSN, CTV, TSN.ca, CTV.ca, and the TSN and CTV apps. The complete F1® schedule is available here. Exclusive French-language coverage of the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX 2022 is available on RDS and Noovo.
Racing fans can access live bonus F1 feeds through the networks’ digital platforms, including the Multiplex player on TSN.ca and the TSN app. The network brings fans into the action with eight bonus feeds, including Pit Lane, Driver Tracker, Timing Feed, Mixed On-Board Cameras, and unique in-car feeds of Canadian drivers Lance Stroll and Nicholas Latifi, as well as Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.
Throughout the week, TSN’s Kayla Grey and auto racing reporter and former professional racing driver Tim Hauraney deliver updates from the Bell Studio at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, including interviews with Formula 1 drivers, features on the return of the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX, as well as news and analysis for SPORTSCENTRE and TSN.ca as teams prepare for Sunday’s race.
TSN’s THE SHIFT WITH KAYLA GREY has partnered with Mercedes for the ‘She’s Mercedes’ program, which highlights and promotes diversity in auto racing. Grey is on-site to sit down with seven-time World Drivers’ Champion Lewis Hamilton and up-and-coming 16-year-old Canadian driver Nicole Havrda. The interviews air in weekend editions of SPORTSCENTRE as well as across THE SHIFT platforms.
TSN augments its broadcast coverage with a full slate of digital content covering the week from all angles. Highlights include:
- Up-to-the-minute news, driver interviews, written features, “Race Rewinds” highlight videos, and updates on TSN.ca and the TSN app
- Highlights and must-see clips from the paddock to the finish line
- TSN’s DIGITAL SPORTSCENTRE, hosted by Marissa Roberto, is on-site at the Bell Studio at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve to deliver “DSC at the Grand Prix presented by Bell”, a series of special editions of the program, including an interview with Red Bull driver Sergio Perez
- BarDown’s Daniel Zakrzewski is on-site creating content for SPORTSCENTRE and TSN’s official social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram
- Additionally, MuchMusic VJs Teddy Tong and Georgia Kolev are on-site at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve to cover the pop culture side of the weekend
Seven-time CANADIAN GRAND PRIX champion Lewis Hamilton looks to defend his title as the last driver to win the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX in 2019. Hamilton faces fierce competition from the field of 20 drivers, which includes defending World Drivers’ Champion Max Verstappen; red-hot Ferrari teammates Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz; Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate George Russell; and Canadians Lance Stroll and Nicholas Latifi.
Leading up to race weekend, TSN also delivers a slate of memorable Canadian F1 moments, including:
- 2007 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX (Thursday, June 16 at 10 p.m. ET) – Lewis Hamilton’s first of an eventual record-breaking 103 victories in F1.
- 2011 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX (Friday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET) – Remembered for being the longest race F1 race ever at four hours, four minutes and 39 seconds, the 2011 race was voted the best ever CANADIAN GRAND PRIX by F1 fans.
TSN and RDS have delivered F1 coverage in Canada since 1992 and 1994, respectively.