TSN has released their 2012 Formula One schedule. The scheduling conflict with the Canadian Grand Prix, EURO 2012 and NASCAR on June 11 has been solved. TSN will show the Canadian Grand Prix. This means TSN2 will likely show the EURO 2012 games featuring Italy vs. Spain and Croatia vs. Ireland that afternoon.
TSN will continue to use BBC’s race coverage. Ben Edwards takes over from Martin Brundle as the main commentator this year, while David Clouthard returns as the co-commentator. Lee McKenzie returns to report from the pits.
Here is TSN’s press release with more information
Canada’s Sports Leader has flag-to-flag coverage of all 20 races from the 2012 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. The Formula 1 season opens this weekend on TSN with qualifying for the AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX on Saturday at 1:55 a.m. ET (encore at 11 a.m. ET on TSN2) and the race itself on Sunday at 1:55 a.m. ET (encore at 10 a.m. ET on TSN2). See complete broadcast schedule below.
In addition to TSN’s television broadcasts, all races can be seen on TSN Mobile TV. TSN’s coverage features respected BBC commentary and analysis from former Formula 1 drivers Ben Edwards and David Coulthard, the legendary 13-time Grand Prix winner.
TSN brings fans live coverage of the only Canadian race on the Formula 1 calendar, with qualifying for the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX on Saturday, June 9 and the race from Montreal’s famous circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Sunday, June 10.
RDS has French-language coverage of every Formula 1 race, including extensive coverage of the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX. The network kick starts the Formula 1 season with a special pre-race show this Sunday at 1 a.m. ET.
The 2012 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP features reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel as he chases his third consecutive title. Vettel reunites with teammate Mark Webber on last year’s champion team Red Bull Racing. Also featured on this year’s grid are Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton for McLaren-Mercedes, along with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa for Ferrari. Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher continues his comeback, racing with Nico Rosberg for Mercedes GP.
Continue after the break for the complete broadcast schedule.
All times ET.
Sunday 3/18, 12:55am – Australian Grand Prix (qualifying 3/17 at 2am)
Sunday 3/25, 3:55am – Malaysian Grand Prix (qualifying 3/24 at 4am)
Sunday 4/15, 2:55am – Chinese Grand Prix (qualifying 4/14 at 2am)
Sunday 4/22, 7:55am – Bahrain Grand Prix (qualifying 4/21 at 7am)
Sunday 5/13, 7:55am – Spanish Grand Prix (qualifying 5/12 at 8am)
Sunday 5/27, 7:55am – Monaco Grand Prix (qualifying 5/16 at 8am)
Sunday 6/10, 1:55pm – Canadian Grand Prix (qualifying 6/9 at 1pm)
Sunday 6/24, 7:55am – European Grand Prix (qualifying 6/23 at 8am)
Sunday 7/8, 7:55am – British Grand Prix – TSN2 (qualifying 7/7 at 8am)
Sunday 7/22, 7:55am – German Grand Prix (qualifying 7/21 at 8am)
Sunday 7/29, 7:55am – Hungarian Grand Prix – TSN2 (qualifying 7/28 at 8am on TSN2)
Sunday 9/2, 7:55am – Belgian Grand Prix (qualifying 9/1 at 8am)
Sunday 9/9, 7:55am – Italian Grand Prix (qualifying 9/8 at 8am)
Sunday 9/23, 7:55am – Singapore Grand Prix (qualifying 9/22 at 8am)
Sunday 10/7, 1:55am – Japanese Grand Prix (qualifying 10/6 at 1am)
Sunday 10/14, 1:55am – Korean Grand Prix (qualifying 10/13 at 1am)
Sunday 10/28, 5:25am – Indian Grand Prix (qualifying 10/27 at 4:30am)
Sunday 11/4, 7:55am – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (qualifying 11/3 at 9am)
Sunday 11/18, 7:00pm – United States Grand Prix – TSN2 (qualifying 11/17 at 2pm)
Sunday 11/25, 10:55am – Brazilian Grand Prix (qualifying 11/24 at 11am)