Formula 1 announces TV rights extension with Movistar+ in Spain until 2023
Formula 1 today announces Movistar+ have extended their TV rights agreement to exclusively show the full FIA Formula 1 World Championship until the end of 2023, in Spain and Andorra.
The extended three-year agreement will see Movistar F1 continue to show unparalleled Formula 1 for the next three years and is the only channel where fans can witness all the live action in this territory.
Movistar has a dedicated, 24/7, F1 channel and is the only platform to do so in spain, guaranteeing live coverage of every Grand Prix in 4K Ultra High Definition.
The channel also provides fans with a top weekly magazine show Vamos Sobre Ruedas that discusses all the latest action from the world of Formula 1.
As part of the new agreement Movistar+ will also gain enhanced digital rights to increase the sports offering on its digital and social platforms, ensuring fans have more access than ever before.
Ian Holmes, Director of Media Rights Formula 1 said:
“We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with Movistar+ as they continue to provide outstanding and in-depth coverage of the sport. Spain is an important market for us, especially with such brilliant Spanish talent growing in the championship like Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso making his much anticipated return next season. We look forward to continuing to grow our relationship with Movistar+ as the sport enters an exciting new era.”
Juan Andrés García Ropero, ‘Bropi Sport Director of Movistar + said:
"For Movistar to be able to extend our relationship with the F1 is great news. F1 is one of the most in demanded competitions from our customers, we have a dedicate a 24/7 channel, which has great dedicated content each weekend. This good news comes at the best possible time, with audiences rising at every Grand Prix and with a very exciting upcoming future, thanks to the return of Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz joining Ferrari"