So many TV options for the formula 1 there's never been: In the season of 2018, RTL in Germany, the only viable channel, because Sky had withdrawn due to lack of exclusivity back to the formula-1-streaming service F1 TV get along without its own German commentary and instead with the sound of RTL had to manage. In the new season, viewers can decide again whether he wants to pursue the 21 races prefer to work with advertising on Free TV or as a subscriber without advertising interruptions when the Pay-TV channel Sky. There is offered to him, in addition, a second camera perspective. Even more prospects and Re-Live the F1-TV-App offers, wherein the formula 1 for the German audience attacks this year on the Sky comments of Ralf Schumacher and Sascha Roos.
the commitment of The Ex-racing driver and brother of Michael Schumacher is at the same time, the most important Change after the restart of the formula 1 in the Sky. Who comes across as a further expert should only be made after the race in Australia. Sky sports chief Roman tax confirmed to the daily mirror, is also a former driver. "Sky, it is important to not drawing on the Expertise of colleagues who are still so long from active racing. We are now going to get a good mix, just what relates to the experience as a successful formula 1 driver. In addition, the European Sky sports F1 Team with a total of around 50 people at the race tracks and our viewers the best viewing experience of the Premier class of Motorsport can offer.“
Significant subscription cancellations to the Sky-exit in 2018, but in the Sky-surveys about what was missing from the customers was the formula 1 one of the Top topics. In the ranking of the most popular kinds of sports at Sky, football is, as expected, in the front, but also the formula 1 enjoys great popularity, similar to Tennis, Handball or Golf.
the most attractive racing series
"For the many German Motorsport fans, formula 1 is still by far the most attractive of the series, as long as there is a German on Board," said tax. For 2019, he is expected to be an exciting season: "If Sebastian Vettel's car, what is the promise of the first Tests, he could start strong in the new season. Add to that the struggle of the strong brands with Ferrari, Mercedes and Alfa Romeo.“ Due to the rule changes in addition, there is more Overtaking, it decide not only who wins the Start, and the best tire change can do.
With the return to formula 1 has secured a Sky first, the rights for this and the coming season. After that, it decides also, as the legal tender will look like. "But now we are looking forward to the weekend start at the end of the season."
That doesn't sound at RTL is much different: "as of now we are all sure that we are one of the most exciting seasons of the last years experience. So close the top teams were never together and that gives me hope,“ says RTL spokesman Matthias Bolhöfer to the question, what is the ratio of the transmitter to the Sky-re-entry expects. The last RTL it was just over four million viewers. "Everything on top is largely dependent on the voltage curve of the race and the entire season's history." The advertisers can adjust to "high-reach placements to stable prices", so Bolhöfer.
RTL with the same level Setting
The Setting for the new season, Cologne's focus on established, including the two experts, Nico Rosberg and Timo Glock. "RTL was, is, and will remain, with or without a Pay-TV-competition – the first address for all Motorsport fans. We trust in our Top staff and the content of the concept for success. The on air Team is a Mix of Insider, young approach and experience unrivaled“, is aware of the RTL-speaker Bolhöfer.
The formula 1 is, however, not only RTL, and Sky F1 TV an exciting topic: The Netflix docu-series "Drive to survive" has shown over the formula 1 season in 2018, and that the events can be told in the king class of motor sport is also different. Less result-oriented, looking more at the dynamics between the riders in a Team. Or with a view to the financial imbalances between the Teams. This could also be an Option for well-established formula-1-channel like Sky? "Ideas, there is definitely," says control, "but at present Sky is focused mainly on the Sessions and the race". In the course of the season will then consider what could be offered in addition. "In concrete terms, however, there are no plans in the area of documentation." Exciting topics such as the young and Wild among the drivers and the changes to the Regulations will be in the regular program but always.More about
To be a formula 1 Start, Ralf Schumacher is Sky-expertKurt Sagatz
RTL remains content in the pre - and post-event reporting is always very close to the pilots and the Teams - "the spectators are immediately in front of the race in the middle of the starting line-up," promises the transmitter. In addition to experiments, we always obtain unusual and also entertaining additions to the world to the other topics, other narrative perspectives, and from time to time complicated technology issues understandable. Not only on the race track it could be so fascinating to see who makes the race. Kurt Sagatz
"formula 1 – Grand Prix of Australia," 1. u. 2. Free Training, Friday, from two o'clock and six o'clock. Sky, n-tv, F1 TV, Qualifying, Saturday, Sky, RTL, F1 TV from seven in the morning, the race starts on Sunday at six o'clock in the Sky, RTL and F1 TV.