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This is a List of Formula One broadcasters and 'World Feed' producers. Formula One, the highest level of circuit racing defined by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport's world governing body, can be seen live or tape delayed on television in almost every country and territory around the world.

It attracts one of the largest global TV audiences after the Football World Cup and the Olympic Games. The 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix attracted an average live global TV audience of 78 million viewers, with a total of 119 million viewers.

Official figures from FOM (Formula One Management), show Formula One television broadcasts are witnessed on average 58 billion times per season.

TV broadcasters all take what is known as the 'World Feed', which since 2007 has been produced by FOM (Formula One Management), for the majority of the rounds of the World Championship. Every race is produced in widescreen. Previously, a 'host broadcaster' from each nation produced the World Feed for their home race, for example TF1 for the French Grand Prix. This led to a two-tier system which was unpopular with viewers due to local broadcasters focusing heavily on local teams and drivers, whilst missing key moments.

For the 2008 season, the World Feed was produced by FOM for every race apart from the Monaco and Japanese Grands Prix, produced by Télé Monte Carlo and Fuji Television respectively. No change is expected for 2009.

Three broadcasters provide a service beyond the World Feed, containing elements of the defunct F1 Digital+ service. Sky Italia offers the most comprehensive live service showing two onboard channels, one dedicated exclusively to Ferrari, alongside a live data feed. Premiere provides two additional live channels with the main onboard channel alongside data. For the 2009 season the BBC will carry the same onboard channel as used by Premiere and Sky Italia.


Broadcasters

International broadcasters

Country TV Network Language
22px-Flag of Albania.png Albania Top Channel Albanian
22px-Flag of Argentina.png Argentina Fox Sports Spanish
22px-Flag of Armenia.png Armenia Shant TV Armenian
22px-Flag of Australia.png Australia Network Ten (Delayed, live for the Australian Grand Prix) English
ONE (Live for all races in 2009) English
22px-Flag of Austria.png Austria ORF1 German
22px-Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 1st Channel Russian
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Belgium één, Canvas (Sporza) Dutch
La Deux French
22px-Flag of Bolivia.png Bolivia Fox Sports Spanish
22px-Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.pngBosnia and Herzegovina Mreža Plus (live Qualifying and Race) Bosnian
22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Rede Globo (Live Qual, Race) Portuguese
SporTV (Live Practice, Race Highlights) Portuguese
22px-Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria TV7 Bulgarian
bTV Bulgarian
22px-Flag of the Canada.png Canada RDS (all quals and races live, plus all live Practices for Canada) French
TSN (all quals and races live) English
22px-Flag of Chile.png Chile Fox Sports Premium (live Qualifying and Race) Spanish
Chilevisión (Delayed Race) Spanish
22px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.png China CCTV-5 / SH-G Chinese
22px-Flag of Costa Rica.png Costa Rica Fox Sports Spanish
22px-Flag of Croatia.png Croatia Croatian Radiotelevision HRT2 (live Qualifying and Race) Croatian
22px-Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus CyBC 2 Greek
22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.png Czech Republic TV Nova Czech
22px-Flag of Denmark.png Denmark TV 3 Puls (Live Qualifying and Race) Danish
22px-Flag of Ecuador.png Ecuador Teleamazonas (Delayed Quals and race) Spanish
Fox Sports (live Quals and race) Spanish
Estonia flag.jpg Estonia TV3 (Free TV, Live Broadcasting) Estonian
22px-Flag of Finland.png Finland MTV3 (3-6 hours delayed highlights) and MTV3 MAX (all sessions live, Pay-TV) Finnish
22px-Flag of France.png France TF1 (Live Quals and Race) French
Eurosport (Live FP) French
22px-Flag of Germany.png Germany DSF (FP live, Highlights) German
RTL Television (Free TV) (Qualy and Race Live Broadcasting) German
Premiere (Pay-TV, all sessions Live) German
25px-Flag of Greece.svg.png Greece ANT1 Greek
20px-Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong now TV-STAR Sports Cantonese or English
ATV-Digital Channel 13 Cantonese
22px-Flag of Hungary.png Hungary RTL Klub Hungarian
22px-Flag of Iceland.png Iceland Stöð 2 Sport Icelandic
22px-Flag of India.png India Star Sports (no FP,live Quals and race) English
22px-Flag of Indonesia.svg.png Indonesia Global TV (live Quals and race) English
Indonesian
22px-Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Setanta Sports English
22px-Flag of Israel.png Israel Channel 5 Hebrew
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Italy Rai Uno and Rai Due (Live Qualifying and Race) Italian
SKY Sport<ref>From 2007 Monaco Grand Prix.</ref> (Live Practice, Qualifying and Race) Italian
22px-Flag of Japan.png Japan Fuji Television Japanese
22px-Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Khabar Kazakh / Russian
22px-Flag of Latvia.png Latvia TV3 (live races only) Latvian
Viasat Sport Baltic (all sessions live including free practices) Latvian
22px-Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania TV3 (Live Race) Lithuanian
TV6 (Live Qualifying) Lithuanian
22px-Flag of Macedonia.png Republic of Macedonia Kanal 5 Macedonian
22px-Flag of Malaysia.png Malaysia RTM1 / RTM2 English
ESPN Star Sports Chinese / English
22px-Flag of Mexico.png Mexico Televisa (Delayed) Spanish
Fox Sports Spanish
22px-Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Télé Monte Carlo French / English
22px-Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro TVCG 2 Serbian
22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands RTL 7, RTL 4 (In 2007 only the Canadian and USA GP race) Dutch
22px-Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand SKY Sport 1 English
22px-Flag of Norway.png Norway TV3 (most races live) Norwegian
Viasat 4 (races in America live) Norwegian
SportN (training and quals live, race reruns) Norwegian
22px-Flag of the Philippines.svg.png Philippines Star Sports English
22px-Flag of Peru.png Peru Fox Sports (live Quals and race) Spanish
22px-Flag of Poland.png Poland Polsat Polish
22px-Flag of Qatar.svg.png Qatar Al Jazeera Arabic
22px-Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina RTV BN Bosnian
22px-Flag of Romania.svg.png Romania (and 22px-Flag of Moldova.png Moldova) TVR 1 Romanian
22px-Flag of Russia.png Russia REN TV (live Qualifying and Race) Russian
22px-Flag of Serbia.svg.png Serbia Fox televizija (live Qualifying and Race) Serbian
25px-Flag of Singapore.svg.png Singapore ESPN Star Sports English
22px-Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Slovenská televízia Slovak
22px-Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia POP TV Slovenian
22px-Flag of South Africa.png South Africa DStv English
22px-Flag of Spain.png Spain laSexta Spanish
TV3 Catalan
22px-Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Viasat Motor(Pay tv, FP, qualifying and race live) Swedish
TV6(Free to air, Qualifying live and race highlights) Swedish
20px-Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland SF zwei German
TSR 2 French
TSI 2 Italian
22px-Flag of the Republic of China.svg.png Taiwan Star Sports English / Chinese
22px-Flag of Thailand.png Thailand Star Sports English / Thai
22px-Flag of Turkey.png Turkey CNN TÜRK Turkish
22px-Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine K1 Ukrainian
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png United Kingdom BBC English
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States SPEED (live FP2, quals and races except below) English
Fox Sports (Canada live, France, Britain, and Germany taped) English
22px-Flag of Venezuela.png Venezuela Televen Spanish
Fox Sports Spanish
Meridiano Spanish

Radio broadcasters

Country Network
22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazil Jovem Pan / Rádio Bandeirantes-BandNews / Rádio Globo-Rádio CBN
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Italy Rai Radio 1
22px-Flag of the Netherlands.png Netherlands Radio 1 (only race, and only when if the race is between 12:00 and 18:30 Dutch time)
22px-Flag of Spain.png Spain Radio Marca / Cadena SER
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png United Kingdom BBC Radio 5 Live
22px-Flag of the United States.png & 22px-Flag of the Canada.png Sirius Satellite Radio will Be Exclusive North American Radio Broadcaster of F1

Official internet broadcasters

Country Website
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png United Kingdom BBC Online [1]
22px-Flag of Germany.png Germany RTL [2]
22px-Flag of Spain.png Spain La Sexta [3]

World Feed producers

Current producers

Since the 2008 season, all but two rounds of the season have been produced by FOM.

Grand Prix Circuit Broadcaster Year
22px-Flag of Australia.png Australian Grand Prix Albert Park, Melbourne FOM 2004 -
22px-Flag of Malaysia.png Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit FOM 2004 -
22px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.png Chinese Grand Prix Shanghai International Circuit FOM 2004 -
22px-Flag of Bahrain.png Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain International Circuit FOM 2004 -
22px-Flag of Spain.png Spanish Grand Prix Circuit de Catalunya FOM 2007 -
22px-Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco Télé Monte Carlo 1990 -
22px-Flag of Turkey.png Turkish Grand Prix Istanbul Park FOM 2005 -
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit FOM 2007 -
22px-Flag of Germany.png German Grand Prix Nurburgring FOM 2007 -
22px-Flag of Hungary.png Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring FOM 2007 -
22px-Flag of Europe.png European Grand Prix Valencia Street Circuit FOM 2008 -
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Belgian Grand Prix Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps FOM 2007 -
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Italian Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza FOM 2007 -
25px-Flag of Singapore.svg.png Singapore Grand Prix Marina Bay Street Circuit FOM 2008 -
22px-Flag of Japan.png Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka Fuji Television 1987 -
22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazilian Grand Prix Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos FOM 2008 -
22px-Flag of Abu Dhabi.png Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yas Marina Circuit FOM 2009 -

Former producers (1990 - 2008)

  • Below are the previous World Feed Producers for Grands Prix from 1990 until 2008.
  • Between 1997 and 1999 the Brazilian GP World Feed was produced by FOM. What was shown was a reduced version of the F1 Digital+ main feed, mainly lacking onboard angles and without the pay per view graphics. GloboTV continued to produce an alternative National Feed for Brazilian viewers.
  • Between 2000 and 2002 the US Grand Prix was broadcast locally by ABC. However, they did not ever produce the World Feed.
Grand Prix Circuit Broadcaster Year
22px-Flag of Australia.png Australian Grand Prix Adelaide Street Circuit
Albert Park, Melbourne
Nine Network 1990 - 2002
22px-Flag of Australia.png Australian Grand Prix Albert Park, Melbourne Channel 10 2003
22px-Flag of Argentina.png Argentine Grand Prix Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez Telefe 1995 - 1998
22px-Flag of Austria.png Austrian Grand Prix A1-Ring ORF / WIGE 1997 - 2003
22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).png Belgian Grand Prix Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps RTBF 1990 - 2002, 2004 - 2005
22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazilian Grand Prix Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos Rede Globo 1990 - 1996, 2000 - 2007
22px-Flag of Brazil.png Brazilian Grand Prix Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos F1 Digital+ / FOM 1997 - 1999
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit BBC Sport 1990 - 1996
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.png British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit ITV Sport 1997 - 2006
22px-Flag of the Canada.png Canadian Grand Prix Circuit Gilles Villeneuve CBC 1990 - 2004
22px-Flag of the Canada.png Canadian Grand Prix Circuit Gilles Villeneuve FOM 2005 - 2008
22px-Flag of Europe.png European Grand Prix Donington Park BBC Sport 1993
22px-Flag of Europe.png European Grand Prix Jerez Telecinco 1990, 1994, 1997
22px-Flag of Europe.png European Grand Prix Nürburgring RTL Television / WIGE 1995, 1996, 1999 - 2006
22px-Flag of France.png French Grand Prix Paul Ricard
Circuit de Nevers
TF1 1990 - 2006
22px-Flag of France.png French Grand Prix Circuit de Nevers FOM 2007 - 2008
22px-Flag of Germany.png German Grand Prix Hockenheimring RTL Television / WIGE 1990 - 2006
22px-Flag of Hungary.png Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring MTV Hungary 1990 - 1999
22px-Flag of Hungary.png Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring RTL Television / WIGE 2000 - 2006
3dflagsdotcom italy2bs.gif Italian Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza RAI 1990 - 2006
22px-Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg Grand Prix Nürburgring RTL Television / WIGE 1997 - 1998
22px-Flag of Malaysia.png Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit TV3 / RTM 1999 - 2004
22px-Flag of the Pacific Community.svg.png Pacific Grand Prix Tanaka International Circuit Fuji Television 1994 - 1995
22px-Flag of Portugal.png Portuguese Grand Prix Estoril RTP 1990 - 1996
22px-Flag of San Marino.png San Marino Grand Prix Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari RAI 1990 - 2006
22px-Flag of South Africa.png South African Grand Prix Kyalami DStv 1992 - 1993
22px-Flag of Spain.png Spanish Grand Prix Jerez
Circuit de Catalunya
TV3 1990 - 2006
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States Grand Prix Phoenix ESPN 1990 - 1991
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway FOX 2000
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway ESPN 2001
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway F1 Digital+ / FOM 2002
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speed Channel 2003 - 2004
22px-Flag of the United States.png United States Grand Prix Indianapolis Motor Speedway FOM 2005 - 2007