Formula 1 exclusivity on Canal + until 2024
Canal + will hold the exclusive broadcasting rights for the entire Formula 1 world championship until 2024.
The paycaster benefited from the victories of French pilots Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon. Audiences have increased every year since the arrival of the Championship in 2013. In 2020, audiences registered an increase of more than 27% compared to the previous year. This year, Canal + has already achieved its three best audiences with records for Bahrain at 1.89 million (in clear), Monaco at 1.35 million and Emilia-Romagna (Italy) at 1.29 million.
Maxime Saada, Chairman of the Management Board of Canal +, declared: “We are particularly proud to continue to offer the entire Formula 1 World Championship to our subscribers until 2024. Our partner Liberty Media allows us to offer a competition of more and more attractive to fans of this sport. The Formula 1 World Championship is a key part of our sporting offer for our subscribers.
Ian Holmes, Formula 1 media rights manager, added: “France is one of Formula 1’s biggest markets and an important nation in the history of our sport. At the dawn of a new era for Formula 1, we look forward to ensuring quality coverage for our sport. “
All practice sessions, qualifying and the races themselves will be available in all categories. There will also be a dedicated OTT channel on myCanal, dedicated to Formula 1.