Formula 1 racing returns this weekend with the Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday, March 5.
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The race (9:55 a.m. ET start time) will be televised on ESPN, but if you don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream on FuboTV, which is a live-TV streaming service that includes ESPN and comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch the 2023 Bahrain Grand Prix live on the FuboTV app or FuboTV website.
Compatible devices for the FuboTV app include Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet.
You can also watch the game live on the ESPN app or ESPN.com. You’ll need to sign in to a cable provider to watch this way, but you can use your Fubo credentials to do that.
Bahrain Grand Prix 2023 Preview
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, the winner of the previous two races, is the favorite to win again here. Lewis Hamilton will be another driver to watch, as will Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc.
The race is 57 laps and is known for its tricky corners and turns.
Per Motor Authority, the 3.36-mile race “is one of the most abrasive on the calendar. It consists of a mix of high-speed straights and hairpins with heavy braking. Turn 10 is one of the trickiest corners because it has a long, combined corner entry that gets tighter toward the apex, in this case over a blind crest. Drivers begin to apply the brakes while also negotiating the wide corner arc of Turn 9 and the track drops away at the apex. All of these factors cause the front-left tire to go light and increase the risk of a lock-up.”
After three days of testing last week, each driver had two practices on the track on Friday prior to the start of the race on Sunday, in addition to another practice and a qualifying round on Saturday.
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