June 6, 2012
CTV, RDS and TSN Rev Up with Extensive Coverage of the 2012 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX This Weekend
–Live coverage of the CANADIAN GRAND PRIX
air on Sunday, June 10 at 1:55 p.m. ET on CTV and at 1 p.m. ET on RDS –
– CANADIAN GRAND PRIX Qualifying airs on Saturday, June 9 at 12:55 p.m. ET on TSN and at 12:30 p.m. ET on RDS –
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Toronto, ON (June 6, 2012)–
Start your engines. Formula 1 lands on Canadian soil and Bell Media’s CTV, RDS and TSN are in Montreal to bring fans extensive coverage of the 2012 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX. CTV delivers live coverage of the race from the famous Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Sunday, June 10 at 1:55 p.m. ET and on RDS at 1 p.m. ET.
Auto racing fans can get set for the race with live coverage of the qualifying for the 2012 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX on Saturday, June 9 at 12:55 p.m. ET on TSN and at 12:30 p.m. ET on RDS.
TSN’s John Lu is on Montreal’s Île Notre-Dame filing reports for SPORTSCENTRE and keeping race fans updated with highlights and post-race reaction.
CTV Montreal has extensive CANADIAN GRAND PRIX coverage, with sports reporter André Corbeil live at the track and Camille Ross providing updates on the weekend’s festivities. Racecar fans can also test their broadcast abilities at the CTV Montreal “So You Think You Can Be A Sportscaster” tent.
RDS delivers exclusive French language coverage with four special editions of SPORTS 30 starting tomorrow, followed by live coverage of practice and qualifying sessions. In addition, Pierre Houde, Bertrand Houle and Christian Tortora will provide Canadian racecar fans updated with insight and analysis of the world-class race over the weekend.
TSN Radio 990 in Montreal is covering all of the F1 excitement in the city throughout the week.
The 2012 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX has 24 world-class drivers competing for the title over 70 laps. This year’s lineup includes reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing-Renault), and Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) who is leading the championship. Other top competitors include Lewis Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes), and defending CANADIAN GRAND PRIX Champion, Jenson Button (McLaren-Mercedes), who won last years race on an exciting last lap pass.
CTV, Canada’s Olympic Network, is also Canada’s largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada’s most-watched television network and lead broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at ctv.ca.
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