Only half the F1 races in 2012 will be broadcast free-to-air
29 July 2011
The BBC will only be broadcasting half the races in the 2012 F1 season after Sky were awarded the rights to broadcast every 2012 practice session, qualifying session and race live.
This has been on the cards for some time, what with all the recent hullabaloo the teams were making about F1 remaining on free-to-air television.
The first — somewhat soft — step from Mr E towards getting you to pay for your F1 viewing.