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F1 insiders' reaction to BBC/Sky Sports television deal

first reaction is that its not a surprise, the BBC in the current climate would be hard pressed to justify the cost being asked


Mark Blundell (markblundellF1):

I understand anger at cost I really do, and in a way same as footy fans having to pay for premier league matches on sky an ESPN a while back

it's de ja vu in a way as I and others lost jobs in channel prev to BBC with F1 but at least half races still live on BBC better than none:)


Tony Fernandes (tonyfernandes):

Martin Whitmarsh has said it may breach the Concorde agreement...

I'm as confused as all on sky deal. Just saw on my twitter the unhappiness.


Oliver Jarvis (ollyjarvis):

Dissapointed with the Sky F1 news! Although I think Sky will do a great job F1 should be available to all!




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Cobalt

July 29, 2011 12:22 PM
Last Edited 1315 days ago

It ia a breach of the Concorde agreement. Ecclestone should have cleared the deal with the teams. F1 should reform as another series. Bernie is spitefull, he is trying to kill F1 before he is sacked or jailed.



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