Classics Surprising TV turnaround around Formula 1

17:51  17 february  2021
17:51  17 february  2021 Source:   sport1.de

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According to SPORT1 information, Formula 1 will also be shown in 2021 on RTL and not only on Sky - albeit to a limited extent.

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U-turn on RTL: As SPORT1 learned from sources close to the station, Formula 1 races will also be broadcast there on TV in 2021.

RTL bought four Grand Prix from rights holder Sky Deutschland , which the private broadcaster will broadcast on free-to-air television. These four free TV races are included in the rights package of Sky and can be assigned.

RTL only announced farewell to Formula 1 in 2020

The U-turn is amazing because RTL only left the premier class in June 2020 after 30 years . "The competition for TV rights has changed, the market has partly overheated and thus left the ambitious, yet economically justifiable framework that we have set ourselves," said RTL Managing Director Jörg Graf, explaining the decision to exit - although Mick Schumacher, the next young German star, knocked on the door of the premier class ( Everything important about Formula 1 ).

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It is not yet known which four of the planned 21 races will be broadcast. Nico Rosberg will act as an expert. Timo Glock and Nico Hülkenberg are no longer available.

Glock has signed a contract with Sky . Test

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Hülkenberg, who will remain as the third driver at Aston Martin's premier class, is also about to reach an agreement as an expert on the Austrian private broadcaster

Servus TV , according to SPORT1 information. The station, which is part of the Red Bull empire, alternately broadcasts the Formula 1 races in Austria with the ORF .

From March 2021, Sky will launch its own motorsports channel , which will report on motorsport for 24 hours, mainly on the premier class.

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