F1 extends broadcasting deal with Sky Sports until 2029

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Sky Sports will remain the home of Formula 1 in the UK and Ireland until the end of 2029 following a contract extension between the broadcaster and Formula One Management.

Sky will also remain Grand Prix racing's broadcaster of choice in Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland with Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland.

Following its current format, all races, qualifying and practice sessions will continue to be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports F1, while live home nation races will be shared on free-to-air.

"We are incredibly proud of our long-term partnership with Sky, and we are delighted to announce that we will continue working together until 2029, a very important commitment from Sky," commented F1 chief executive Stefano Domenicali.

"Since the beginning of our relationship in 2012, we have both strived to bring the excitement, emotion and drama of Formula 1 to our traditional fans while engaging new and more diverse audiences.

"Formula 1 has seen huge growth in recent years, and I can't think of a better partner to continue to reach our fans with dedicated, expert and in-depth coverage.

"Sky not only brings fans live coverage but a range of behind-the-scenes access and content that brings F1 to life. We are hugely excited about the future of the partnership and the journey of Formula 1."

With Formula 1's popularity and growth still trending higher, all of Sky's platforms, which includes it F1 TV streaming service, are enjoying improving ratings.

Sky's extended deal with F1 logically includes the continued broadcasting of all rounds of the FIA Formula 1 and Formula 3 Championships.

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