Formula 1


Nordic Entertainment extends F1 rights to entire Nordic region

Nordic free, pay TV and streaming outfit Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), has acquired the exclusive pan-Nordic media rights to Formula 1 from 2022 to 2024. The deal means that for the first time, NENT’s Viaplay streaming service will be the home of Formula 1 in Finland. Viaplay will also be the home of Formula 1 […]

Sports roundup: Eleven Sports launches F1 pass; FISU signs Eurosport deal; ERT agrees to EBU acquisitions; Sport1 holds on to Rallycross in IMG 

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports will offer Portuguese viewers an annual pass to Formula 1 events. The €49.99 per year annual pass provides live access to all 22 Grand Prix races, F1 qualifying, F2, F3, and the Porsche Super Cup on Eleven’s dedicated racing channel. The channel also offers analysis, interview and behind the scenes content, […]

F1 to trial Twitch streaming with Mexican Grand Prix

Motorsports organisation Formula 1 has announced that it will trial streaming on Twitch with the upcoming Mexican Grand Prix. Available in Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, every session of this weekend’s Grand Prix will be available for live and for free on the Amazon-owned streamer. The deal struck between Amazon and F1 is […]

Eleven Sports extends Formula 1 rights in Poland

Eleven Sports has extended its rights agreement with Formula 1 in Poland until the end of the 2022 season. The new deal means that Eleven Sports will show all the action from every race weekend live throughout the 2020, 2021 and 2022 seasons – in addition to the current 2019 season. The renewed agreement also […]

Sky Deutschland to resume Formula 1 broadcasting

Sky Deutschland has struck a new agreement with Formula 1 to carry the motorsport’s 2019 and 2020 seasons on satellite, cable, IPTV, web and mobile in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where it has German-speaking rights. The new agreement marks a reversal of Sky’s decision to pull out of Formula 1 last year to focus on […]

BeIN Sports giving up on Formula 1

BeIN Sports has said it will not renew its contract to carry Formula 1 motor-racing in Middle East and North Africa as a result of BeoutQ’s piracy. This year’s F1 season is set to begin on March 17 in Australia. BeIN Media MENA chief Tom Keaveny said that rightsholders’ stance on BeoutQ’s piracy would now […]

Formula 1 teams with ISG to launch in-play betting

Formula 1 has struck a far-reaching sponsorship and data rights commercial partnership with Interregional Sports Group (ISG) to create a new F1 betting offering, enabling the development of all new in-play betting markets during Grands Prix. Under the deal, ISG will have the right to sub-license Betting Partnership Rights to select betting brands around the […]

Formula 1 enters BeoutQ piracy battle

Formula 1 governing body the F1A has entered the dispute between BeIN Media and Saudi Arabia-based pirate streamer BeoutQ, which has targeted its exclusive sports rights by illegally broadcasting content including the World Cup and Champions League football. BeoutQ has been illicitly streaming coverage of Formula 1 motorsports. “It has come to our attention that […]

Nordic Entertainment secures Formula 1 live rights extension

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has reached an agreement to extend its exclusive media rights to Formula 1 in Denmark, Norway and Sweden until 2021. Under the terms of the agreement, it will offer every practice session, qualifier and race live via a combination of NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service and its free TV and pay […]

Formula 1 unveils launch plan for OTT TV service

Formula 1 is to officially launch its planned OTT TV service in May in time for the Spanish Grand Prix. The service will run in a closed beta version to small group of fans ahead of the Spanish competition. The closed group will test the service during the upcoming Formula 1 2018 1 Heineken Chinese […]

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