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F1 ACADEMY 2024 season to be broadcast in over 160 territories and streamed live globally

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F1 ACADEMY has today announced that the 2024 season, which will see the series support the Formula 1 world championship at seven events across three continents, will be shown live in over 160 international territories and streamed live on F1 ACADEMY social channels.

A total of 23 broadcasters will air the second season of F1 ACADEMY following its inaugural broadcast at the 2023 season finale at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin. This year will see a significant expansion in coverage, with a live International Feed and highlights programme for all seven events on the F1 ACADEMY calendar.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about the 2024 F1 ACADEMY season

Fans across all regions will also be able to stream qualifying and the races from all seven rounds of the 2024 season live on F1 ACADEMY’s YouTube and X channels and via F1 TV, bringing the series and its mission to fans globally.

F1 ACADEMY will welcome a new team to the commentary box for its second season, with renowned sports broadcaster Nicki Shields taking the helm as lead commentator. Shields will be joined throughout the season by former F1 test driver Jordan King, and European Sportscar Champion, Alex Brundle, who will share co-commentator duties.

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - MARCH 06: The car of Nerea Marti of Spain and Campos Racing (30) is pushed

F1 ACADEMY is preparing to go racing this weekend in Jeddah, kicking off the 2024 season

The announcement comes on the eve of the highly anticipated second season for F1 ACADEMY, which gets underway this weekend at the Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and will see drivers nominated by all ten F1 teams line up on the grid alongside drivers supported by F1 ACADEMY’s Official Partners, Tommy Hilfiger, Charlotte Tilbury, and PUMA.

Susie Wolff, MBE, Managing Director of F1 ACADEMY said: “Our mission at F1 ACADEMY is to get more women participating in motorsport, both on and off the track. To do that we need to reach new audiences and prove to young girls there is a place for them in our sport.

READ MORE: Saudi Arabian racer Reema Juffali announced as F1 ACADEMY Wild Card entry for Round 1 in Jeddah

“I want to extend a thank you to our broadcast partners for believing in our mission and for joining us on this journey to inspire a new generation of fans. You have to see it to believe it, now you can’t miss us.”

Ian Holmes, Director of Media Rights and Content Creation at Formula 1, said: “The first live F1 ACADEMY broadcast showed that there is a huge appetite amongst our fans to watch the fantastic wheel-to-wheel racing on display.

“With the support of our trusted broadcast partners, we look forward to creating a world-class viewing experience for fans at home and giving F1 ACADEMY the platform it deserves to showcase incredible female talent and inspire fans.”

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