AMC Networks International – Central Europe, which operates Sport1 and Sport2, has reached a 3 year exclusive deal, commencing March 2015, to broadcast all Formula 1 races in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The deal covers the 2015, 2016 and 2017 F1 seasons and will see Sport1 and Sport2 show live coverage of all races and qualifying sessions of the F1 season. F1’s support races, GP2 and GP3, will be broadcast as well.
The F1 coverage joins such content as UEFA Euro Championships and World Cup qualification matches, La Liga football and Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on the Sport1 and Sport2 channels.
“I am convinced that these premium rights will mark our commitment to the greatest international and national sporting moments. F1 is one of the most attractive sporting events in the world and we will treat it with the deserved attention” commented AMC Networks International Central Europe’s CEO Levente B. Málnay.