Formula 1 and beIN Sports have signed a multi-year partnership, and the latter has been named the official broadcaster across 10 territories in Asia.
This agreement will go on until 2025. The arrangement also includes all the exclusive rights to broadcast practice sessions, qualifying, F1 Sprint events, and races.
Fans from Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, and the Philippines can watch the F1 coverage on beIn Sports and the live streaming app beIN Sports CONNECT.
The 2023 edition will have 23 races across five continents, which includes Singapore Grand Prix, and the inaugural Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Ian Holmes, Director of Media Rights and Content Creation at Formula 1, said, “Following a number of years of growing interest across Asia, we are delighted to announce this partnership with beIN SPORTS. As Formula 1 continues to attract new fans around the world, world class broadcasting is key, and this agreement will allow us to find new and innovative ways for our fans in Asia to follow and engage with our sport.”
Mike Kerr, Managing Director, beIN ASIA PACIFIC, said, “We are extremely excited to add Formula 1 as we continue to invest in strengthening our ever-expanding line-up of sports content for our viewers. With the rapid growth Formula 1 has experienced in recent years, we look forward to working alongside Formula 1 to broaden its fan base in our markets by bringing an unparalleled viewing experience across all screens”.