Formula 1 can today announce that from March 1st, following a three-year agreement between Movistar+ and DAZN, that DAZN will offer full coverage of the Formula 1 World Championship™ on the DAZN F1 channel. The channel will be available to Movistar+ and DAZN customers.
The agreement involves DAZN acquiring the rights of Formula 1 until 2023 which will continue to make Formula 1 more accessible in Spain. This agreement comes at a great moment Spanish sports fans, with the 2021 season offering Carlos Sainz driving for Ferrari and two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso returning to the sport with Alpine.
DAZN F1 begins its broadcast on March 1, 2021 on both platforms and will provide full coverage of the race weekends. DAZN F1 will be a 24/7 channel dedicated exclusively to broadcasting the Formula 1 World Championship™. DAZN F1 will include a main UHD channel and 4 more multichannel signals available and its team of experts will include expert coverage from the likes of Antonio Lobato or Pedro De La Rosa.
Ian Holmes, Director of Media Rights, Formula 1, said:
“This is an exciting time for Spanish sports fans with the return of Fernando Alonso, Carlos Sainz driving for Ferrari and the Spanish Grand Prix in May. This agreement will ensure more fans in Spain can access excellent coverage of every race and also support our goal to reach new fans in new and traditional markets. With Formula 1 now being available to DAZN customers, as well as on Movistar+, plus an already secured Free to Air package of rights, we have a strong capability to reach new audiences and grow the sport further in Spain.”
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