Channel 4 confirm live Formula 1 races


Channel 4 has confirmed the 10 Formula One races it will show live in 2016.

After the BBC terminated its F1 contract three years early due to savings across the company, Channel 4 became the new broadcaster of the sport.

The channel will broadcast F1 for the next three years as part of an share-agreement with Sky, operating a similar system that was in place last season, whereby races will be jointly shown live.

The first race that will be broadcasted live will be the Bahrain Grand Prix on 3 April, as well as broadcasting its home Grand Prix live on 10 July and the season finale in Abu Dhabi on 27 November. Channel 4 will broadcast highlights of every race it doesn’t show live.

Head of Formula 1 at Channel 4, Stephen Lyle said, “We are delighted to announce the full line up of races we will be showing live across 2016.

“The British Grand Prix is a huge highlight of the sporting calendar and we’re looking forward to covering all the action live from Silverstone this summer.”

Live Coverage

Australia (Sky only)
Bahrain (Sky and Channel 4)
China (Sky only)
Russia (Sky only)
Spain (Sky and Channel 4)
Monaco (Sky only)
Canada (Sky only)
Europe (Sky and Channel 4)
Austria (Sky only)
Britain (Sky and Channel 4)
Hungary (Sky and Channel 4)
Germany (Sky only)
Belgium (Sky and Channel 4)
Italy (Sky and Channel 4)
Singapore (Sky only)
Malaysia (Sky and Channel 4)
Japan (Sky only)
USA (Sky only)
Mexico (Sky and Channel 4)
Brazil (Sky only)
Abu Dhabi (Sky and Channel 4)