Formula One has announced that is has extended its existing contracts with AMC Networks International-Central and Northern Europe, securing the broadcast in Slovakia and the Czech Republic until at least the end of 2023.
The contract extension with AMC Networks International-Central and Northern Europe means that fans will be able to watch each race weekend, including free practice, qualification, and race day action on Sport1 and Sport2. The extended TV rights package also includes F1’s support championships, Formula 2 and Formula 3, offering fans almost 14 hours of live broadcasting across a race weekend.
Head of Media Rights Formula 1, Michaella Snoeck has revealed that the F1TV Pro will also be available in the region in question, providing fans with greater another excellent channel to follow every action of the race weekends.
“We’re delighted to extend our partnership with AMCNI CNE as they continue to provide top quality broadcasting to F1 fans in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, where the sport’s popularity continues to rise. This extended partnership including the launch of F1TV Pro, means F1 fans in the region won’t miss a moment of action across a race weekend for the next three seasons, as the sport enters an exciting new era.”
Levente Málnay, EVP of AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe said: ”We’ve distinguished ourselves by consistently offering compelling, premium quality sports content in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
„The renewed partnership will build on the strong relationship Formula 1 and AMCNI CNE’s sports channels have established in recent years. By securing this crown jewel of sports rights for the upcoming years, we’re proud to remain a reference point for all speed motorsports enthusiasts in these territories,” he added.