F1, Sky buys the tv rights until 2022

Sky will broadcast exclusive the seasons 2021 and 2022 of Formula 1: the agreement with Liberty Media was renewed for two years. The announcement comes just days before the start of the world 2020, which will start at the Red Bull Ring next Sunday. The offer will remain substantially unchanged with respect to the present, with a selection of races transmitted in the clear, on TV8. The pay-tv, we have to remember that it transmits to the F1 continuously since 2013; by 2018, however, hold the exclusive.

“We are happy to remain a point of reference for all fans of the engines,” explains Marzio Perrelli, Executive Vice President of Sky Sport -. We went through a time of medical emergency and with due concern but always looking to the future with optimism. Sky confirm to believe in the Formula 1, one of the pillars of our offering in sport, which we want to continue to enhance the value and tell it with passion, for the love of speed and engines. All the fans are still many challenges on the track, follow along with the quality of Sky, with a dedicated channel that goes well beyond the single race, to have fun, get excited and celebrate the great achievements and large businesses, I hope that I also colored with the red of Ferrari”.

As the season 2020, Sky Sports F1 adapts to the restrictive measures imposed to contain the contagion from COVID-19. Thanks to a new high-tech, which plays a futuristic wall box, play-by-play of the GP will see Carlo Vanzini and Marc GenĂ© tell what happens on the track by a “cab control” special. The direct link to the track will be guaranteed by the sent, Mara Sangiorgio. One study super technology, with the ability to leverage augmented reality as a tool for simplification of analysis techniques, will be the basis of the pre-and post-GP and all the details of the race weekend.