Formula 1 signs partnership renewal with ESPN

The extension will continue to broadcast F1 events in the Latin America region and the Caribbean till the end of the 2025 season.

The pinnacle of car racing events in the world, Formula 1 has extended its esteemed partnership with the US-based sports broadcasting baron, ESPN.

The extension will focus on continuing the broadcast of the F1 racing events in the Latin America region, (excluding Mexico and Brazil) and the Caribbean, across all the ESPN channels till the 2025 season.

The partnership will look forward to continuing the process of broadcasting all parts of F1 events that include free practice sessions, sprint races, and main races by ESPN for the Latin American audience. The coverage will also be there on ESPN’s streaming service, Star+.  

The premier car racing event will also be broadcasted on SPN Extra and digitally on ESPN Play in the Caribbean, and it will also be available on ESPN and the Fox Sports networks in Argentina and Chile. 

ESPN is a US-based multimedia sports broadcasting entity owned by ESPN Inc, owned jointly by The Walt Disney Company and Hearst Communication. This multimedia company was formed in 1979 by Bill Rasmussen along with his son Scott Rasmussen and Ed Eagan. The company headquarter is in Bristol, Connecticut. 

Ian Holmes, Director of Media and Content Creation, Formula 1, said, “ESPN’s broadcast of Formula 1 over the years has enabled the sport to increase its global reach and attract a new and diverse fan base. We are delighted to renew our partnership and continue our long tradition of bringing top quality broadcasting to our fans in Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the next three years, we will work together to honour our shared commitment of servicing our fans and ensure they continue to enjoy the entertainment and spectacle of Formula 1 for seasons to come.” 

Michael Walters, VP Programming & Acquisitions, ESPNcommented, “This new agreement between ESPN and Formula 1 allows us to expand our relationship with the top category and will result in the most attractive motorsport offering, coming week after week to different corners of the continent, with exciting races to be enjoyed on ESPN and via streaming on Star+”. 

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