Plans by Liberty Global and Discovery Communications to purchase a 49% stake om Formula One may falter over a $1 billion gap in the valuation of the motor racing series.
Sky Italia has launched its new dedicated Formula1 channel that adds interactive screens to the broadcaster’s coverage of the 2013 championship.
Canal+ Group has announced it has secured the exclusive rights, in the French market, to the Formula 1 motor racing world championships.
Sky and the BBC have been jointly awarded the rights to Formula 1 motor racing between 2012 and 2018. The BBC had been under pressure to shed Formula 1, because of the disproportion of cost to the number of viewers the competition brings in.