Over the past year I’ve been keeping an eye out for details of how F1 coverage will look in 2009 as the BBC takes over from ITV.
But this makes little difference for those of you not in Britain, or whose broadcasters do not use the British feed. So, how will you be following F1 sessions this year?
I have a suspicion that, as much as I complain about the quality of F1 coverage in Britain, it’s actually pretty good compared to many other countries.
British fans are not the only ones who will be watching F1 on a different channel in 2009. In Spain La Sexta has taken over from Telecinco, and in Australia a new dedicated sports channel will screen F1.
ESPN Star Sports continues as the broadcaster for 24 Asian nations, with Steve Slater – who I’ve only heard bad things about – manning the microphone once again.
What channel do you watch? Do you get to see all the sessions live? Are there lots of advert breaks?
Is the commentary team any good? Any ex-drivers involved in the coverage? Or do you – perish the thought – live in a country where F1 isn’t even broadcast? Share your experience of watching F1 below.
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