beIN SPORTS Scores Asian Deal for Formula 1


beIN SPORTS has landed a pact to deliver Formula 1 coverage in ten territories across Asia.

The agreement grants the pan-regional broadcaster rights to deliver the Formula 1 World Championship in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, the Philippines, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia through the 2025 season. Coverage, which will include rights to all Grand Prix’s, sprint races, qualifying and practice sessions, will be featured on its linear channels as well as on the OTT service beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

Mike Kerr, managing director of beIN Asia Pacific, noted, “We are extremely excited to add Formula 1 as we continue to invest in strengthening our ever-expanding line-up of sports content for our viewers. With the rapid growth Formula 1 has experienced in recent years, we look forward to working alongside Formula 1 to broaden its fan base in our markets by bringing an unparalleled viewing experience across all screens.”

Ian Holmes, director of media rights and content creation at Formula 1, added: “Following a number of years of growing interest across Asia, we are delighted to announce this partnership with beIN SPORTS. As Formula 1 continues to attract new fans around the world, world class broadcasting is key, and this agreement will allow us to find new and innovative ways for our Asian fans to follow and engage with our sport.”