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NBC Sports confirmed to broadcast Formula 1 in USA from 2013 season

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NBC Sports confirmed that a new contract with Bernie Ecclestone to broadcast Formula 1 in USA from 2013 season. Following Fox Sports Media Group, which owns Speed, confirmed Friday that the partnership will end after this season. The network indicated it was outbid for the U.S. broadcast rights.

All 20 races will be live streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, the NBC Sports Group’s live-stream platform that is available online at NBCSports.com as well as on mobile and tablet apps.

2013 F1 Grand Prix schedule includes 20 races in 19 countries from March through November, including the Austin, Texas, race on Sunday, Nov. 17 on NBC. The 2013 season begins on Sunday, March 17 in Australia on NBC Sports Network and concludes on Sunday, Nov. 24 in Brazil on NBC. NBC’s first race will be the Grand Prix of Canada, which will be broadcast on Sunday, June 9. The famed Grand Prix of Monaco is scheduled for Sunday, May 26, on NBC Sports Network.

“We are thrilled to add the top international open-wheel racing series to our already-strong motorsports portfolio,” said Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports, and NBC Sports Network.

“Formula 1 is a perfect fit for the NBC Sports Group as it provides content across three platforms — broadcast, cable and digital — for nine months a year with more than 100 hours of premier programming annually.”

Formula 1 formal right holder Bernie Ecclestone has also said his congratulate for the new agreement.

“NBC and its various media assets have a huge profile throughout the United States and I am obviously delighted to have concluded this agreement, I feel that they will promote Formula 1 to a level not seen before in the United States. I very much look forward to working with NBC.” Bernie said

“Together, we will endeavour to broaden the scope of Formula 1 coverage available to US viewers incorporating additional digital content in particular that has not been available before.”

Source: NBC


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