How to watch F1 in the US without cable

Dutch driver Max Verstappen of Red Bull crosses the finish line to win the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya in Montmelo, Spain on Sunday June 4, 2023. (Albert Gea/Pool Photo via PA)

Formula 1 arrived in Canada this weekend for another thrilling Grand Prix. (Photo by: Albert Gea/Pool Photo via AP)

Formula 1 arrives in Canada this weekend for the 2023 Canadian Grand Prix. Max Verstappen still leads the Drivers’ Championship with 170 points, with his Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez holding second place with 117 points. The Red Bull team enter the weekend on the verge of recording their 100th F1 Grand Prix victory. Last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix saw Verstappen claim victory, with Lewis Hamilton and George Russell taking second and third place respectively, making it a double podium finish for Mercedes.

Whether you’ve already clocked up the miles as a Formula 1 fan or this weekend’s race is your first experience on the track, watching or streaming this hugely popular international sport from the US can be a challenge. If you don’t want to have to race to find the F1 Canada Grand Prix on television, we have what you need. Here’s how to watch the F1 races this weekend:

How to watch the F1 Canadian Grand Prix in the US:

  • Watch F1 on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+

    Hulu + Live TV

Date: June 16-18, 2023

Grand Prix start time: 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 18

Location: Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada


Streaming: ESPN+

On which channel is the Canadian F1 Grand Prix broadcast in the United States?

The Canadian Grand Prix will be broadcast live on ESPN and streamed live on ESPN+. So if you just want to tune in to the main event and you already know you have ESPN or subscribe to ESPN+, then you’re off to the races (literally). If you’re still unsure how to stream the race this weekend, keep scrolling, we’ve got answers for you.

This F1 season, all 23 races in the championship will be broadcast on ESPN platforms, with 18 of the 23 being broadcast on ABC or ESPN and ESPN+, and the remaining five being shown on ESPN2. So for the cord cutters, we recommend a live TV streaming service such as Hulu’s live TV package, which includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+.

How to watch F1 in the USA:

(Picture: Hulu)

For watching F1 races, Hulu’s live TV tier is a solid option that isn’t too expensive. The streaming service’s live TV package will give you access to ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 (be sure to check your zip code to confirm your eligibility). Additionally, this package gets you a subscription to ESPN+ so you can stream F1 races and practices there. You’ll also get Disney+ and, of course, access to Hulu’s general content library. Hulu’s live TV plans also include unlimited DVR storage, a hardware-free setup process, and easy online cancellation.

$70 at Hulu

How to stream F1 for free from the US

Don’t want to deal with the race to find F1 coverage on ESPN platforms at every Grand Prix? We have a tip for you. Residents of Luxembourg or Austria can watch F1 live streams of each Grand Prix in 2023 for free on the free channels ServusTV and ORF. If you don’t live in any of these countries, you can still flow like you do with the help of a VPN.

A VPN (virtual private network) helps protect your data, can hide your IP address, and is perhaps most popular for being especially useful in the age of streaming. that you were looking to watch Friends on Netflix (which left the American version of the streamer in 2019) or tune into the F1 race this weekend without a cable plan, a VPN can help. Looking to try a VPN for the first time? This guide details the best VPN options for each type of user.

(Photo: ExpressVPN)

ExpressVPN, Endgadget’s top choice for best streaming VPN, offers “Internet Without Borders”, AKA you can watch F1 on ServusTV or ORF through it, even from the comfort of your home in the US. ExpressVPN’s protection, speed, and range of additional location options make it a great choice for new VPN users looking to expand their streaming capabilities. New users can save 35% when signing up for ExpressVPN’s 12-month subscription. Additionally, the service offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.

$8 at ExpressVPN

Other ways to watch the Canadian F1 Grand Prix without cable:

(Photo: ESPN+)

Stream F1 with ESPN+


This season you can stream 18 of F1’s 23 races live in English and Spanish with ESPN+. An ESPN+ subscription gives you access to exclusive ESPN+ content, including live events, fantasy sports tools, and premium ESPN+ items. You can stream ESPN+ through an app on your smart TV, phone, tablet, computer, and on

$10 at ESPN

Where to watch Canadian Grand Prix practice?

Friday and Saturday’s F1 practice and qualifying race will be shown on ESPN2. Coverage of Sunday’s F1 race will air on ESPN and stream live on ESPN+.

F1 Canadian Grand Prix schedule:

Friday, June 16 (ESPN2)

Workout 1: 1:30 p.m.

Practice 2: 5 p.m.

Saturday June 17 (ESPN2)

Workout 3: 12:30 p.m.

Qualifying: 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 18 (ESPN, ESPN+)

Canadian Grand Prix: 2 p.m.

F1 Grand Prix Canada 2023 Live Updates:

Check back here over the weekend for live updates of the 2023 Formula 1 Pirelli Grand Prix of Canada from Yahoo Sports.

Canadian F1 Odds

For a breakdown of this weekend’s F1 betting odds, Yahoo Sports has you covered.

2023 F1 Driver Ranking:

  1. Max Verstappen Red Bull 170

  2. Sergio Perez Red Bull 117

  3. Fernando Alonso Aston Martin 99

  4. Lewis HamiltonMercedes 87

  5. George Russell Mercedes 65

  6. Carlos SainzFerrari 58

  7. Charles LeclercFerrari 42

  8. Lance Stroll Aston Martin 35

  9. Esteban Ocon Alpine 25

  10. Pierre Gasly Alpine 15

  11. Lando Norris McLaren 12

  12. Nico Hulkenberg Haas 6

  13. Oscar Piastri McLaren 5

  14. Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo 4

  15. Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo 4

  16. Yuki Tsunoda Alpha Tauri 2

  17. Kevin Magnussen Haas 2

  18. Alex Albon Williams 2

  19. Nyck de Vries Alpha Tauri 0

  20. Logan Sargeant Williams 0

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