You can watch the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix on six live TV streaming services.
DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, fubo, Sling TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV all carry ABC in their channel lineups.
There are two other ways to watch the Miami Grand Prix through an ESPN+ subscription, or for free with a TV antenna.
The race is Sunday, 2 p.m. at the Miami International Autodrome. The circuit wraps around Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Practice 1 and Practice 2 take place on Friday. Qualifying is on Saturday.
More than 20 of the world’s best drivers and top teams compete for a podium finish, including Red Bull and Mercedes. The 3.4-mile track was built specifically for Formula 1.
This weekend’s race comes on the heels of the 2023 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, which implemented a new qualifying session known as the “spring shootout”. It determined the grid for one of the six sprints in the 2023 season.
You can jump down to the summary of how to watch the F1 Miami Grand Prix without cable, or read through all your options.
Out of all your live streaming options, only DIRECTV STREAM, fubo and YouTube TV offer free trials.
How to Watch F1 Miami Grand Prix Without Cable
Race fans and cord-cutters have a number of ways to live stream the F1 Miami Grand Prix. The race is on ABC and ESPN+.
To get started, you just need an Internet connection. Once you get a free trial of a live streaming service, download the app to your Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast or Apple TV.
You can easily cancel a streaming service online, and jump to a competing service whenever you want. Some cord-cutters even jump from platform to platform throughout the year just to catch certain shows.
A DIRECTV STREAM subscription is an easy way to watch the Miami Grand Prix because you get local ABC stations in the entry-level channel bundle.
The Entertainment plan has over 75 channels for $74.99 per month. Subscribers can watch TV on unlimited screens.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations. New subscribers can get $10 off for the first three months of service.
ESPN, FS1, Fox News, HGTV, and CMT are in the Entertainment package. You get unlimited Cloud DVR.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Cinemax, and Showtime for free before the monthly rates kick in.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets. Subscriptions run month to month and so you can cancel whenever you want.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Hulu Live TV
Hulu Live TV has over 75 TV channels and ESPN+, giving you more than one way to live stream Miami Grand Prix coverage.
ESPN, local ABC stations, Nickelodeon, Paramount Network, Telemundo and USA Network are part of the channel lineup.
You’ll also have full access to ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu’s on-demand library. You can watch live TV on up to two screens at once.
Hulu with Live TV comes with unlimited Cloud DVR so you can record sports, news, movies or whatever else you want.
A subscription costs $69.99 per month.
There is no free trial with Hulu. But another less expensive option is forgetting about live TV and getting the Disney+ bundle for ad-supported versions ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu on-demand for $13.99 per month.
You can look over the channel lineup of Hulu with Live TV.
fubo (formerly fuboTV) carries local ABC stations, and lots of national and regional sports networks.
The Pro package has about 152 channels.
You can sign up for a free 7-day trial and start watching the F1 Miami Grand Prix coverage.
FS1, Bally Sports, NBC Sports and Golf Channel are included in the Pro channel package. AMC, HGTV, History and Investigation Discovery are some of the entertainment channels.
You can watch live TV on three screens at once. Subscribers get 1000 hours of Cloud DVR.
A subscription costs $74.99 per month. A regional sports fee of $10.99 to $13.99 per month is included. fuboTV has a library of on-demand movies, and TV shows.
fubo works on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Android TV devices. There are mobile apps for iPhones, Android and you can watch on web browsers.
Vidgo lets you live stream the Miami Grand Prix on three different plans.
The Vidgo Plus plan is $69.99 per month, and comes with 110 channels.
The Premium package adds 40 more channels, and costs $84.99 per month. The Ultimate plan has more than 200 channels, and has all 45 Spanish-language channels.
Vidgo’s mobile app has an option to participate in ‘watch parties’ for TV shows and sporting events.
Vidgo works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and iPhone. You can look over the channel packages before deciding whether to sign up.
Sling TV carries 8 local ABC stations across the U.S., giving race fans in larger cities a decent budget option for the Miami Grand Prix.
The stations are:
- WLS in Chicago
- KFSN in Fresno, Calif.
- KTRK in Houston, Texas
- KABC in Los Angeles
- WABC in New York
- WPVI in Philadelphia
- WTVD in Raleigh-Durham
- KGO in the San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose
You should be able to stream ABC through Sling Blue if you live in or around one of those cities.
Sling Blue costs $40 per month. Customers in Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco will pay $5 more per month. Those five markets also have local NBC and FOX stations.
You will get NFL Network, FS1, and MTV as part of the Sling Blue channel lineup.
Sling TV gives 50 hours of free Cloud DVR to all subscribers. Sling Blue subscribers can watch TV on three screens at once.
Sling TV works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV (4th generation). When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV.
YouTube TV has 128 channels for $72.99 per month.
Subscribers get local ABC for F1 Miami Grand Prix coverage and FS1 for more sports. Entertainment channels include Oxygen Network, USA Network, and Comedy Central.
You can watch TV or on-demand content on up to three screens at once. Customers get unlimited Cloud DVR.
There are YouTube TV apps for Roku, Apple TV and a mobile app for Chromecast. You can stream on up to two devices at once. You can try out YouTube TV with a free 7-day trial.
ESPN+ is streaming the F1 Miami Grand Prix live with coverage throughout the race on Sunday. A subscription costs $9.99 per month. After you sign up for a subscription, you can activate your account and watch the race through the ESPN app.
Where can I watch the F1 Miami Grand Prix for free?
You can watch the F1 Miami Grand Prix for free by using a streaming service that offers a free trial, or with a TV antenna.
- You can sign up for a 5-day free trial of DIRECTV STREAM, or a 7-day free trial of fubo or YouTube TV and start rooting for your favorite driver and teammates for a podium finish. Prices and plans vary with each service. You need to cancel before the trial ends to avoid being billed.
- A TV antenna can get your free over-the-air channels, including a local ABC station that simulcasts the F1 Miami Grand Prix.
You can use the free tool at AntennasDirect to see which channels are available in your area. Local channels broadcast digital signals in 1080i or 720p, which is High Definition.
If you are new to TV antennas, here is a list of resources that I have written to get you started.
- How to Choose the Best TV Antenna
- How to Connect Multiple TVs to One Antenna
- Review: The Best Indoor TV Antennas
- Review: The Best Outdoor TV Antennas
How to Watch the F1 Miami Grand Prix FAQs
These are questions readers ask when searching for how to watch the F1 Miami Grand Prix without a TV provider.
What channel is the Miami Grand Prix on?
The Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix airs on ABC, and streams live on ESPN+.
You can watch the race by signing up for a 5-day free trial of DIRECTV STREAM, or 7-day free trials of fubo or YouTube TV. Pricing and plans vary from service to service. F1 has its own streaming service called F1 TV Pro, which uses the feed from Sky Sports.
When is the Miami Grand Prix?
Coverage of the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix begins Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET. The actual race is at 3:25 p.m. ET. The Miami Grand Prix airs on ABC, and streams live on ESPN+.
Who is driving in Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix?
There has already been a lot of action for race fans to watch this season with more to come this weekend in Miami.
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez and teammate Max Verstappen are ahead with 1-2 finishes suitable for a 49-point lead in the constructors’ battle.
Few drivers have been able to come close to the standout duo for Red Bull. Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc lost his pole position early by Red Bull’s cars, but managed to beat Fernando Alonso.
Alonso finished in third place in all three races so far this season. Alonso is third in the drivers’ championship. He is 45 points behind Sergio Perez with 54 points and ahead of Lewis Hamilton who has 38 points.
Mercedes believe they are now “starting to get on terms” with Ferrari and Aston Martin following some notable improvements at the Australian Grand Prix.
Here are all the drivers you will be able to watch in Miami on Sunday.
- Max Verstappen
- Sergio Perez
- Fernando Alonso
- Lewis Hamilton
- George Russell
- Charles Leclerc
- Carlos Sainz
- Lance Stroll
- Esteban Ocon
- Pierre Gasly
- Lando Norris
- Oscar Piastri
- Alexander Albon
- Nico Hulkenberg
- Kevin Magnussen
- Yuki Tsunoda
- Valtteri Bottas
- Logan Sargeant
- Guanyu Zhou
- Nyck De Vries
Can I watch F1 on Amazon Prime?
No. The Walt Disney Company, which owns ESPN Networks, has the rights to broadcast the F1 Miami Grand Prix.
What’s the best way to watch the F1 Miami Grand Prix without cable?
DIRECTV STREAM has local ABC stations and a comprehensive channel package without the need for a cable subscription. The TV service has a 5-day free trial.
You get $10 off per month for the first three months of service in addition to the free trial. A subscription costs $74.99 per month after the promotional period.
ESPN+ is the cheapest way to stream F1 Miami Grand Prix. A subscription costs $9.99 per month.
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