Formula 1 is one of the most passionate and thrilling sport of the world and the fame & popularity of this sport is increasing day by day among its fans and followers. The upcoming season of Formula 1 seem fully packed with some heavily doze F1 races among the top notch drivers of the world. The management and officials of F1 have also made crucial changings in their annual working criteria and among the other improvements F1 while keeping in view the increasing viewership of this sport have made several new contracts with different multinational sports channels in order to enhance their TV Coverage Worldwide.
As per the details revealed by the F1 officials, they have sold out their broadcasting rights to different multinational sports channels and after making agreements the F1 Live Coverage will be available in almost 150 countries of the World. The major TV Rights deals of F1 are signed with Espn and Skysports. These two leading sports channels will telecast all the races of F1 Live in different countries of UK and different states of USA.
F1 Grand Prixs Live Coverage
The year 2018 holds very high profile F1 races scheduled in different countries and appearance of some top notch drivers are expected in these races. Three Grand Prixs of Formula 1 includes the races at USA, Mexican and Monaco. All these races will be Broadcast Live in different countries of the world and the list of TV channels is given in the table.
|United States||ESPN (signed a multiyear exclusive deal)||ABC (Mexican, USA and Monaco grand prix) Univision Deportes (Spanish un-interrupted)|
|United Kingdom||SkySports F1 Channel||Channel 4 (10 Grand Prixs Live)|
|Canada||RDS (French) & TSN (English)|
|Australia||FoxSports (All Races live on tv & internet)||Network Ten (Only Highlights)|
|New Zealand||SkySports (every race live)|
|Germany||Sky Deutschland||RTL only qualifying & race, Sport1 highlights|
|France||Canal+ Sport & Canal+||TF1 (French, Monaco, Belgium & Brazilian grand prix live on free-to-air channel)|
|Finland||C More Max||Sub (just highlights) MTV3 (race show next day on delayed basis)|
|Norway||Viasat Motor, Viasat Sport, Viaplay|
|Spain||Movistar F1||TV3, Antenna 3|
|Middle East||BeIN Sports Connect|
|South Asia (Indian sub-Continent)||STAR Sports|
|Italy||Sky Sport F1||Rai 1 (some live races) & Rai 2 (highlights)|
|Russia||Sport 1||Russia 2 (some races live|
|South Korea||SBS Sports|
|Latin America||Mediapro||Fox Sports 3 (Highlights)|
|Japan||Fuji TV Next|
|Ireland||Setanta Sport & SkySportsF1|
|Czech Republic||Sport 1/Sport 2|
Espn To Telecast F1 Live in USA
ESPN after making their multiyear deal with Formula 1 have purchased all the TV rights of Live Coverage of all Grand Prixs of F1 in USA. ESPN includes a chain of different sports channels and different channels under ESPN will telecast F1 Live in different States of USA.
SkySports To Telecast F1 Live in UK
Well SkySports one of the most leading sports channel of Europe once succeed to make their deal with F1 and know they have become sole authority to broadcast all F1 races Live Coverage in different countries of UK.
Channel 4 To Telecast F1 Live in UK
Channel 4 is also going to provide Live Coverage of F1 races in UK as the channel retained this position after the BBC lost their deal with F1. Channel 4 will telecast all the Grand Prixs of F1 under the umbrella of SkySports.