Eleven Sports will show all track action, including Friday and Saturday practice and qualifying sessions, and Sunday races, in live, delay and repeat broadcasts.
Eleven Sports holds exclusive rights across linear platforms and will expand TV coverage of the championship in Portugal.It will also set up full production at all races.
Commenting on the development, Michaella Snoeck, senior manager, media rights at Formula 1, said: “Formula 1 are delighted to be entering into a new partnership with Eleven Sports in Portugal for the next three seasons. Eleven Sports will be taking production in Portugal to the next level, offering extended coverage across their TV channels and their digital offering. This agreement, combined with our new OTT offering, marks another step in the development of our licensing strategy.”
Pedro Mendonça Pinto, non-executive director of Eleven Sports Portugal, added: “Portuguese people love Formula 1 and we are delighted to have the opportunity to offer fans all the action combined with our high-quality production and delivery. Our quality production on the ground at all races will be accompanied by top analysis and insight delivered by a world-class team, including the best local commentators and pundits in Portugal. We are going to take F1 coverage to another level and people will be thrilled with what we will offer.”
Eleven Sports channels will also broadcast the FIA Formula 2 and FIA Formula 3 Championships live until 2021.