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: 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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MOTORSPORT: British Touring Car Championship 2013 – Live on ITV4

March 26, 2013

Another thrilling year of wheel-to-wheel racing gets underway this weekend as the 2013 British Touring Car Championship season begins around the famous Brands Hatch Indy circuit in Kent.

Britain’s most popular national motorsport series is preparing for one of the biggest and most competitive seasons in its illustrious 56-year history with a record 18 teams entering a total of 32 cars.

ITV Sport will continue to provide comprehensive free-to-air coverage thoughout the 2013 season with each of the 10 race meetings exclusively live on ITV4 and ITV4 HD.

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MOTORSPORT: ITV extends BTCC coverage to 2016

March 21, 2013

ITV will continue to broadcast live free-to-air television coverage of the MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) until at least the end of 2016.

With one year of the current agreement remaining a new three-year addition to the existing partnership has been agreed, securing the BTCC’s vast ITV broadcasting agreement for the next four seasons.

All BTCC race days will continue to be broadcast live on both ITV4, ITV4 HD and online via itv.com, with late-night highlights on ITV.

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MOTORSPORT: David Addison replaces Toby Moody as ITV’s new BTCC commentator

February 28, 2013

David Addison has been confirmed as ITV Sport’s new lead commentator for its Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship coverage.

Addison will join former BTCC title winner and long-time series commentator Tim Harvey in the commentary box for all ten events this season, which will once again be broadcast live on ITV4 and ITV4 HD.

He replaces Toby Moody, who has returned full-time to his MotoGP commentaries with Eurosport after just single season with ITV, who in turn stepped in to replace Ben Edwards after his departure to the BBC F1 team in 2011.

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MOTORSPORT: British Touring Car Championship – Title Decider – Live on ITV4

October 16, 2012

After nine meetings and 27 races covering the length and breadth of the UK, the climax to a thrilling Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship takes place this weekend at Brands Hatch.

Scotland’s Gordon Shedden, two-time champion Jason Plato and triple title winner Matt Neal go into the finale with 31 points separating them at the top of the drivers’ championship, with 67 left to play for on Sunday, October 21.

ITV4 will have comprehensive coverage of the final meeting of the 2012 season, featuring rounds 28, 29 and 30 of the BTCC as well as a variety of exciting support races on a bumper afternoon a top-class British motorsport.

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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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