Sky Deutschland will no longer transmit the Formula One races in Germany and Austria from the upcoming season.
German commercial broadcaster RTL has acquired the exclusive free-to-air TV rights for the Formula One for the next three seasons.
As the current Formula One season ended with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, it remains unclear which broadcaster will show the races in Germany next year.
Canal+ has won an extension on its rights to Formula One motor racing through to 2010.
Liberty Media has agreed to buy Formula One from a consortium led by CVC for an enterprise value of $8 billion and an equity value of $4.4 billion.
Sky has bought both free-to-air and pay-TV rights for Formula One in a new deal for the UK and Ireland that will run from 2019 to 2024.
German media service provider Wige Media has become a shareholder in Sport Media Group, operator of web portals www.motorsport-total.com and www.formel1.de.
John Malone and Discovery Communications are in talks to acquire a 49% stake in Formula One, according to a New York Post report.