Formula 1 at RTL: broadcaster drops bomb – that changes for viewers
the formula 1 hat RTL lost to Sky this year, but the broadcaster secured sublicenses for four races. After Imola, Barcelona and Monza, the Brazilian Grand Prix was on the list.
However, nothing will come of this, how RTL announced on Sunday. Instead of the GP from Sao Paulo, the Cologne station will be different formula 1– Broadcast races.
Formula 1: Instead of Brazil – RTL shows THIS race
On December 5th the Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia will take place for the first time and RTL will be live on site. The premiere on the street circuit in Jeddah will be on free TV.
“RTL originally envisaged the Brazilian Grand Prix for its fourth F1 broadcast this year. Due to changes in the racing calendar due to the corona pandemic, the race in Sao Paulo was postponed by a week to November 14, ”RTL announced on its website.
The Formula 1 racing calendar 2021
- March 28 – Bahrain (Sakhir) – Winner: Lewis Hamilton
- April 18 – Italy (Imola) * – Winner: Max Verstappen
- 02. Mai – Portimao (Portugal) – Sieger: Lewis Hamilton
- May 09 – Spain (Barcelona) * – Winner: Lewis Hamilton
- May 23rd – Monaco – Winner: Max Verstappen
- June 6th – Azerbaijan (Baku) – Winner: Sergio Perez
- June 20 – France (Le Castellet) – Winner: Max Verstappen
- June 27th – Styria (Spielberg) – Winner: Max Verstappen
- July 4th – Austria (Spielberg) – Winner: Max Verstappen
- July 18 – Great Britain (Silverstone) – Winner: Lewis Hamilton
- August 01 – Hungary (Budapest) – Winner: Esteban Ocon
- August 29 – Belgium (Spa) – Winner: Max Verstappen
- September 5th – Netherlands (Zandvoort) – Winner: Max Verstappen
- 12. September – Italien (Monza) *
- September 26 – Russia (Sochi)
- October 10 – Turkey (Istanbul)
- October 24 – USA (Austin)
- November 07 – Mexico (Mexico City)
- November 14 – Brazil (Sao Paulo)
- November 21st – open
- December 05 – Saudi Arabia (Jeddah) *
- December 12th – Abu Dhabi
* Races are also broadcast on RTL
With this, RTL does not show the legendary race in Brazil, but it can possibly show the decision in the fight for the world championship. The Saudi Arabia Grand Prix is the penultimate race on the calendar.
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Saudi Arabia – night races under floodlights, premiere in the Formula 1 calendar and possible World Cup decision – is certainly not a bad substitute for Brazil.
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