BBC has confirmed that it will offer live coverage of half of this season’s twenty Grand’s Prix.
BBC TV’s live coverage of the 2015 Formula 1 season gets under way with the Malaysia Grand Prix on 29 March.
BBC television’s 10 live races in 2015
|29 March - Malaysia||23 August - Belgium|
|19 April - Bahrain||27 September - Japan|
|7 June - Canada||11 October - Russia|
|5 July - Great Britain||15 November - Brazil|
|26 July - Hungary||29 November - Abu Dhabi|
Six and a half million people tuned in to the BBC to watch Britain’s Lewis Hamilton, who has since been crowned BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year for 2014, triumph in Abu Dhabi last year to claim his second drivers’ title.
“Like all F1 fans, we can’t wait for the 2015 season,” the BBC’s head of F1 Ben Gallop said.
“With Lewis Hamilton as world champion, F1 in Britain is in a great position and we’re delighted with our race package.”
The BBC has a deal to broadcast Formula 1 through to and including 2018.