FOM confirms HD Formula One coverage

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Formula One Management have today confirmed that all Formula One races this year will be broadcast in High Definition this year. While a number of major broadcasters have already confirmed provide the HD feed, many others are expected to follow shortly.

The official F1 website further reported: "From the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix in March, coverage of all 20 rounds - including all practice sessions and support events - will be originated in HD, with the international feed then offered throughout the world at a data rate of 42 Megabits/second (MPEG-2)."