Canal+ has extended its exclusive agreement to broadcast Formula 1 motor racing in 2021 and 2022.
The Canal+ channels will provide full coverage of each Grand Prix weekend, including the three practice sessions, qualifying session and race. Coverage will be broadcast on Canal+, Canal+ Sport and Canal+ Sport Weekend. myCanal will carry extra features such as onboard cameras, race scores, race highlights and live timekeeping.
“After recently securing the Ligue 1 games starting next autumn, the two best Champions League clashes, and the Europa League’s top match starting in 2020, the renewal of the Formula 1 rights is excellent news for our subscribers,” said Thierry Cheleman, Director of Sports, Canal+.
Last season, audiences peaked at over 1.1 million for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.