Sky announces rights coup – Formula 1 fans are over the moon

Sky announces rights coup – Formula 1 fans are over the moon

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Sky, DAZN, RTL and Co.: where you see which football games

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After the mega-exciting 2021 season, fans can’t wait for Formula 1 to finally get going again. It’s still a few weeks away. But sweetened with this rights deal Sky the winter break for the German motorsport freaks.

Sky shows the “Race of Champions” on February 5th and 6th. Many former and active stars of the racing scene start at the racing event – including Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher as teammates!

Sky shows “Race of Champions” with Vettel and Schumacher

Last year, Formula 1 fans were delighted by the news that Vettel and “Schumi Junior” were playing as a duet. Your two favorites in one team: Many could not have expected that.

Unfortunately, it remained unclear for a long time whether and where the event would be broadcast in Germany – until now. On Wednesday, Sky proudly announced “good news for all fans of Formula 1 withdrawal”.

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After the traditional event (has existed since 1988) was not shown on German TV for years, the pay-TV provider struck in 2022.


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The “Race of Champions” is shown in full on Sky. This year, for the first time, the race will take place on a snow and ice track in northern Sweden.


This is Sebastian Vettel:

  • Born on July 3, 1987 in Heppenheim.
  • Vettel’s home kart track was the Erftlandring. Michael Schumacher had previously made his first driving tests in motorsport there.
  • In 2007 Vettel made the leap into Formula 1, where he initially competed for BMW Sauber and Toro Rosso.
  • In 2009 he switched to Red Bull. There he celebrated four world titles in a row from 2010 to 2013.
  • In 2015 Vettel switched to Ferrari. With the Scuderia, however, he was denied the big hit.
  • He has been driving for Aston Martin since 2021.
  • Sebastian Vettel is a self-confessed voter of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen.


Stars like Mika Häkkinen, Valtteri Bottas, Sebastian Loeb and Matthias Ekström will also be there (>> read more here).

+++ Sky: Pay TV giant can celebrate! But: Formula 1 fans continue to look into the tube +++

Sky customers are excited about this news. Some reactions;

  • “You are such gentlemen”
  • “Saugeil”
  • “Great Gift”
  • “I’m in”
  • “Already saved in the calendar”
  • „Megacool“

For Valtteri Bottas it will be the first appearance behind the wheel after the end of his Mercedes era. As a constructor’s world champion, he left the Silver Arrows and continues to drive for Alfa Romeo. You can find out everything about the changes and stars of the 2022 season here >>

Bang at Alpine racing team

After the Szuafnauer bang there was also an earthquake at Alpiine. The racing team dismissed its team boss Marcin Budkowski. Will Vettel’s ex-boss be his successor? All information here >> (dso)

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