F1: Series announces 10-country TV broadcast deal with beIN Sports
Formula 1 has announced a new multi-year agreement with beIN SPORTS to exclusively broadcast Formula 1 in 10 territories across Asia through the 2025 season.
The deal unifies F1’s coverage under one broadcaster. Fox Sports Asia previously held rights in many of the territories covered by the deal with BeIN, but the Fox subsidiary closed in 2021.
The agreement, which begins ahead of the 2023 season, includes exclusive rights to broadcast all race weekends including practice sessions, qualifying, F1 Sprint events and races.
- Hong Kong
will be able to tune into Formula 1 coverage across beIN SPORTS channels and the live streaming app beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
2023 will feature a 23-race schedule across five continents, including the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX and the inaugural FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX.
Ian Holmes, Director of Media Rights and Content Creation at Formula 1 said:
“Following a number of years of growing interest across Asia, we are delighted to announce this partnership with beIN SPORTS. As Formula 1 continues to attract new fans around the world, world class broadcasting is key, and this agreement will allow us to find new and innovative ways for our fans in Asia to follow and engage with our sport.”
Mike Kerr, Managing Director, beIN ASIA PACIFIC, said:
“We are extremely excited to add Formula 1 as we continue to invest in strengthening our ever-expanding line-up of sports content for our viewers. With the rapid growth Formula 1 has experienced in recent years, we look forward to working alongside Formula 1 to broaden its fan base in our markets by bringing an unparalleled viewing experience across all screens.” F1 Corporate Press Release