Formula One Live Coverage
F1 TV & Streaming broadcast rights in the UK
In 2016, Sky Sports and Channel 4 will have live TV coverage of the 2016 Formula One season - Sky Sports F1 will show every Grand Prix and Practise and Qualifying sessions live throughout the season, with Channel 4 having selected races available.
|Round||Grand Prix||Circuit||Date||Live on|
|1||Australian Grand Prix||Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit||20 March||Sky Sports|
|2||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit||3 April||Sky Sports / C4|
|3||Chinese Grand Prix||Shanghai International Circuit||17 April||Sky Sports|
|4||Russian Grand Prix||Sochi Autodrom||1 May||Sky Sports|
|5||Spanish Grand Prix||Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya||15 May||Sky Sports / C4|
|6||Monaco Grand Prix||Circuit de Monaco||29 May||Sky Sports|
|7||Canadian Grand Prix||Circuit Gilles Villeneuve||12 June||Sky Sports|
|8||European Grand Prix||Baku City Circuit||19 June||Sky Sports / C4|
|9||Austrian Grand Prix||Red Bull Ring||3 July||Sky Sports|
|10||British Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit||10 July||Sky Sports / C4|
|11||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring||24 July||Sky Sports / C4|
|12||German Grand Prix||Hockenheimring||31 July||Sky Sports|
|13||Belgian Grand Prix||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||28 August||Sky Sports|
|14||Italian Grand Prix||Autodromo Nazionale Monza||4 September||Sky Sports / C4|
|15||Singapore Grand Prix||Marina Bay Street Circuit||18 September||Sky Sports|
|16||Malaysian Grand Prix||Sepang International Circuit||2 October||Sky Sports / C4|
|17||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka International Course||9 October||Sky Sports|
|18||United States Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas||23 October||Sky Sports|
|19||Mexican Grand Prix||Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez||30 October||Sky Sports / C4|
|20||Brazilian Grand Prix||Autódromo José Carlos Pace||13 November||Sky Sports|
|21||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Marina Circuit||27 November||Sky Sports / C4|
Page updated on Weds 25th May 2016 - all times are GMT.
The BBC and Sky Sports will share TV coverage of Formula 1 in the U.K, with the BBC showing live coverage of half of the races including the British, Spanish, European, British, Belgian, Singapore, Korean, Abu Dhabi and Brazilian Grand Prix. The BBC will also show live F1 practice and qualifying sessions from these races. BBC will broadcast extended highlights of races they don't cover a few hours after the live event. BBC Radio 5 Live will continue its full coverage.
Sky Sports are relatively new to Formula 1 TV coverage, having won a 7-year deal for the TV rights up until 2018. With their own F1 channel (Sky Sports F1), they will show every race, practice session and qualifying live.
Summary of Formula 1 TV Rights in the U.K.
Live Formula One on BBC: TV Rights
Live Formula One on Sky Sports: TV Rights