FORMULA 1: Canadian Grand Prix 2013 – Live on BBC One & Sky Sports F1

June 4, 2013

After two races in Europe, Formula 1 is once again moves into flyaway mode as the circus travels to Montreal for the Canadian Grand Prix.

The semi-street Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, named after the legendary late Canadian driver, will test every element of a Formula 1 driver’s repertoire and never fails to provide an entertaining grand prix.

Both BBC Sport and Sky Sports F1 will broadcast live coverage of every session throughout the weekend, all of which will be at viewer-friendly times with both qualifying and the race in primetime evening slots.

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FORMULA 1: Monaco Grand Prix 2013 – Live on Sky Sports F1, Highlights on BBC One

May 21, 2013

The treasured jewel in Formula 1’s crown and one of the world’s most famous sporting events – the Monaco Grand Prix – plays host to the sixth round of the 2013 season, exclusively live on Sky Sports F1 HD.

An ever-present on the Formula 1 calendar, the famous street circuit and its luxurious backdrop annually delivers one of the most eagerly anticipated events in world motorsport.

Sky Sports F1 is pulling out all the stops to give viewers the ultimate race weekend experience as it screens all three practice sessions, qualifying and the race exclusively live. Free-to-air highlights of qualifying and the race will be shown on BBC One.

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FORMULA 1: Spanish Grand Prix 2013 – Live on BBC TV & Sky Sports F1

May 7, 2013

After a thrilling start to the season during the first four flyaway races, Formula 1 returns to action in its spiritual heartland of Europe for this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix.

Traditionally this is the race where teams bring major upgrade packages to the track, whilst the layout of the Circuit de Catalunya will give both the drivers and their cars a thorough examination.

BBC Sport and Sky Sports will both broadcast live coverage of every practice session, qualifying and the race throughout the Spanish Grand Prix weekend on May 10-12.

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FORMULA 1: Bahrain Grand Prix 2013 – Live on Sky Sports F1 & Highlights on BBC One

April 17, 2013

Three very different races and three very different winners – the start of the 2013 season has provided the unpredictability and excitement everyone had been hoping for.

Now it’s to the desert as the Formula 1 circus returns to Bahrain for round four, a weekend which will again be closely scrutinised by the world’s press as human rights protesters threaten to disrupt the country’s most high-profile sporting event.

Sky Sports F1 will screen all three practice sessions, qualifying and the race exclusively live, as well as the second round of the GP2 Series. Free-to-air highlights of qualifying and the race will be shown on BBC One.

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FORMULA 1: Chinese Grand Prix 2013 – Live on BBC TV & Sky Sports F1

April 9, 2013

The teams and drivers of Formula 1 will continue their bid for dominance this weekend when they descend on Shanghai’s International Circuit for the tenth Chinese Grand Prix (April 12-14).

With debates over team orders continuing to rage, and the break having presented the paddock with time to head back to Europe to finalise upgrades for the season’s second double-header, there’s plenty to look forward to.

BBC TV will cover its first live Grand Prix of the 2013 season in China with all sessions available to watch free-to-air on BBC One and BBC Two throughout the weekend.

As always, Sky Sports F1 will screen comprehensive coverage of every on-track session live from the third round of the Formula 1 World Championship.

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FORMULA 1: Malaysian Grand Prix 2013 – Live on Sky Sports F1 & Highlights on BBC One

March 19, 2013

After a thrilling start to the season, the Formula 1 circus moves on to Malaysia and arguably the best of the Hermann Tilke-designed tracks – the Sepang International Circuit.

Since joining the F1 calendar in 1999, this race has thrown up a number of classics – particularly since it adopted a late-afternoon timeslot, meaning heavy rain is always a possibility given the country’s tropical climate.

Sky Sports F1 will screen all three practice sessions, qualifying and the race exclusively live, as well as the first round of the GP2 Series. Free-to-air highlights of the key moments will be shown on BBC One.

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FORMULA 1: Australian Grand Prix 2013 – Live on Sky Sports F1 & Highlights on BBC One

March 11, 2013

After months of preparation and hundreds of miles in pre-season testing, the 2013 Formula 1 season begins in earnest this weekend (March 15-17) when the teams and drivers descend on Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit for the Australian Grand Prix.

It is set to be a thrilling year for the sport as the likes of Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton looks to break the stranglehold Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has had on the world title for the last three seasons.

Sky Sports F1 will show every second of the action from qualifying and the race, as well as all three practice sessions, exclusively live, while BBC TV will have extended highlights of the weekend’s action with the BBC F1 team led for the first by new presenter Suzi Perry.

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MOTORSPORT: ‘Driven: The Fastest Woman in the World’ – Documentary on BBC Two

February 20, 2013

Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff will appear in a new BBC documentary about her life as the only current female driver in the world of Formula 1.

Entitled ‘Driven: The Fastest Women in the World’, the 50-minute film presents a unique perspective and profile the Scottish racing driver as she faces her biggest challenge yet – becoming the first woman in a generation to test a Formula 1 car.

The documentary will premiere on BBC Two Scotland on Sunday, March 24th at 8.00pm, and also features contributions from 2008 world champion Lewis Hamilton, as well as 13-times F1 winner and BBC commentator David Coulthard.

It will also be given a full network showing across the UK on BBC Two at 5.30pm on Sunday, April 14.

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FORMULA 1: Sky Sports to screen Barcelona test live and in 3D

February 6, 2013

Sky Sports will broadcast live coverage of Formula 1 pre-season testing for the first time when it covers the final test Barcelona at the end of February.

In a world first, every session of the test will also be covered in stunning 3D on the Sky 3D channel, that Formula 1 has been covered in the format.

Sky 3D and Sky Sports F1 viewers will be able to watch live action from the Circuit de Catalunya on all four days of the test, the last before the 2013 Formula 1 season starts in Australia, from February 28 to March 3.

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FORMULA 1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2012 – Live on BBC One & Sky Sports F1

November 20, 2012

This year’s fascinating Formula 1 campaign reaches its conclusion this weekend with the Brazilian Grand Prix from the famed Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo.

Reigning two-time world champion Sebastian Vettel goes into the final showdown 13-points clear of his nearest challenger Fernando Alonso, knowing finishing fourth or above will guarantee his third consecutive title.

Fans can enjoy comprehensive live coverage of every session from the season finale on both BBC TV and Sky Sports F1.

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MOTORSPORT: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012 – Live on Sky Sports

June 23, 2012

The fabled Festival of Speed returns to the historic grounds of Goodwood House in West Sussex, and Sky Sports and ITV will have full coverage of the 2012 event.

As the world’s greatest celebration of car culture, this year’s event will be even bigger and better than ever with a record number of Formula 1 teams and drivers in attendance, as well as the usual mix of impressive classic vehicles, planes and bikes.

Featuring a host of adrenaline-fuelled attractions, this mecca of motorsport has long been regarded as one of the must-see events of the motorsport calendar, with Sky Sports screening three hours of live coverage over the course of the weekend, and there will be special review on ITV the following week.

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MOTORSPORT: ‘Racing with the Hamiltons – Nic in the Driving Seat’ – Documentary on BBC One

February 27, 2012

The story of Nicolas Hamilton’s first season as a professional racing driver will be the subject of a new BBC One documentary to be shown tonight at 10.35pm.

Racing with the Hamiltons: Nic in the Driving Seat follows the 19-year-old’s remarkable rise into top-level motor racing, and his family’s close involvement throughout a tough but rewarding debut season.

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