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F1 schedule: Mexican Grand Prix practice, qualifying, race date, time, odds, starting lineup

Formula One is headed to Mexico City this weekend for the Mexican Grand Prix. We break down the full schedule for the weekend and how to watch.

General view of the competition during practice for the F1 Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 25, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo by Jaime Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images

Formula One is back after an off-week and heads to Mexico City for the 2021 Mexican Grand Prix. The race is scheduled for Sunday, November 7, but we’ve got two days of activities ahead of the actual race.

The race weekend gets going on Friday afternoon with a pair of practice runs. The drivers will take the track at 1:30 p.m. ET for practice 1 and then again at 5 p.m. for practice 2. Those two practices will air on ESPN2.

On Saturday, the day will open with a third practice run at 1 p.m. That will be followed by qualifying at 4 p.m. Both events will air on ESPNews. On Sunday, the race will air at 2 p.m. on ABC.

If you aren’t around a TV for the three days of the Mexican Grand Prix, all of it will be available for live stream at WatchESPN. If you don’t have an ESPN subscription to access WatchESPN, you can get a trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Max Verstappen is the favorite to win Sunday’s race at DraftKings Sportsbook. He is installed at -175 and Lewis Hamilton follows at +200. The next driver on the odds list is Sergio Perez at +1400.

Here’s the complete schedule for this weekend. All times below are ET.

Mexican Grand Prix weekend schedule

Friday, Nov. 5

1:30-2:30 p.m. — Practice 1 — ESPN2, WatchESPN
5-6 p.m. — Practice 2 — ESPN2, WatchESPN

Saturday, Nov. 6

1-2 p.m. — Practice 3 — ESPNews, WatchESPN
4-5 p.m. — Qualifying— ESPNews, WatchESPN

Sunday, Nov. 7

8-10 2-4 p.m. — Mexican Grand Prix race — ABC, WatchESPN

Entry list

2021 Mexican Grand Prix, starting grid

Position Driver Car No.
Position Driver Car No.
1 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team 77
2 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team 44
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing 33
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull Racing 11
5 Pierre Gasly Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 10
6 Carlos Sainz, Jr. Scuderia Ferrari 55
7 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren F1 Team 3
8 Charles Leclerc Scuderia Ferrari 16
9 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team 5
10 Kimi Räikkönen Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN 7
11 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN 99
12 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team 14
13 Nicholas Latifi Williams Racing 6
14 Mick Schumacher Uralkali Haas F1 Team 47
15 Nikita Mazepin Uralkali Haas F1 Team 9
16 George Russell Williams Racing 63
17 Yuki Tsunoda Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda 22
18 Lando Norris McLaren F1 Team 4
19 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team 31
20 Lance Stroll Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team 18