Patricio 'Pato' O'Ward

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Latin America and Canada will get a live, free look at the NTT IndyCar Series’ season-opening race, Sunday’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Canadians will see the livestream of the 1:30 p.m. ET race on The race also can be seen on SN NOW+, Sportsnet's direct-to-consumer streaming product. Canada’s James Hinchcliffe will start ninth in the 110-lap race.

As part of its strategy to increase engagement with fans in Latin America, INDYCAR will livestream all 2019 NTT IndyCar Series races on in Mexico and select markets in Central America and South America, excluding Brazil. In Brazil, the NTT IndyCar Series will air on both free-to-air TV and subscription services in 2019.

Providing Latin American fans free access to NTT IndyCar Series races via will increase exposure of the most exciting open-wheel racing in the world, featuring the likes of drivers Tony Kanaan, Matheus Leist, Patricio O’Ward and Juncos Racing, the INDYCAR team owned by Argentina’s Ricardo Juncos. INDYCAR will continue to increase exposure of the series in Latin American markets and evaluate opportunities to provide Latin American fans even more access on various platforms.