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What can you view where in F1 2012

A look at what coverage UK viewers can expect in F1 2012
More details on the UK broadcast schedule for the 2012 F1 season have now been confirmed, allowing fans to see how they can view the fight for the championship title next year.

While it was already known that Sky would broadcast each race live, the broadcaster has now announced that it's coverage will air on a dedicated channel - Sky Sports F1 HD - which will be launched ahead of the season in March [See separate story HERE].

The BBC meanwhile has released information on its own coverage plans, with ten rounds being shown live and the remainder getting delayed highlights [See separate story HERE].

Following the announcements, see below to examine what UK viewers can look forward to from their 2012 coverage.

F1 2012 – UK broadcast schedule:

Australian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Malaysian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Chinese Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Bahrain Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Spanish Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Monaco Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Canadian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

European Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

British Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

German Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Hungarian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Belgian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Italian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Singapore Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Japanese Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Korean Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Indian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

United States Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Qualifying and race delayed highlights
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Brazilian Grand Prix:
Sky Sports F1 HD: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC TV: Practice, qualifying and race live
BBC Radio:: Practice, qualifying and race live via 5Live or 5Live Sports Xtra

Calendar subject to changes at upcoming World Motor Sport Council meeting, where United States Grand Prix could be dropped


Tagged as: BBC , 2012 , TV , Sky

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baldi1kinobe - Unregistered

November 25, 2011 8:24 PM

Well greedy Sky managed to **** this up for every one. Lets hope that only a minority buy there package. There was uproar when ITV had it & lets bo onest the BEEB have done a fantastic job this year which Sky will not be able to better. And it was FREE. If Sky's viewing figures are down then maybe the sponsors will help to get it back to Free per View.

PolePosition16 - Unregistered

November 30, 2011 2:06 PM

Have to agree here with'baldi1kinobe' - the BBC have done a truely wonderful job with F1 their coverage has been superb!! I for one cannot afford to purchase a Sky subscription, I'll be lucky if my wages cover the basics next year! We're expected to pay more for many things these days, but this is a step too far for my budget. This could be a huge mistake all round. Anyone with Sky will be able to watch F1 anyway, but I don't foresee a huge rush for Sky subscriptions, just for the privilege of tuning into an average of 200ish hours of F1 coverage! Bernie has done a great deal raising the profile of F1 around the world, but I think it's now time for him to retire before he does anymore damage to the sport.



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