Formula 1 Extends Deal with AMCNI CNE Through 2023


Formula 1 has extended its TV rights agreement with AMC Networks International–Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) to exclusively show the full FIA Formula 1 World Championship until 2023 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The new three-year agreement will see Sport1 and Sport2 cover Formula 1 each race weekend, including free practice, qualification and race-day action. The TV rights package also includes F1’s support championships, Formula 2 and Formula 3.

In addition to Formula 1, Sport1 and Sport2 will broadcast the Golf PGA Championship Tournament, the WTCR−FIA World Touring Car Cup, the KHL, the Champions Hockey League, UEFA European National Team Qualifiers, UEFA Nations League, Coppa Italia, Copa del Rey and the EHF Champions League.

Michaella Snoeck, head of media rights for Formula 1, said: “We’re delighted to extend our partnership with AMCNI CNE as they continue to provide top-quality broadcasting to F1 fans in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, where the sport’s popularity continue to rise. This extended partnership means F1 fans in the region won’t miss a moment of action across a race weekend for the next three seasons, as the sport enters an exciting new era.”

Levente Málnay, executive VP of AMC Networks International–Central and Northern Europe, said: ”We’ve distinguished ourselves by consistently offering compelling, premium quality sports content in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The renewed partnership will build on the strong relationship Formula 1 and AMCNI CNE’s sports channels have established in recent years. By securing this crown jewel of sports rights for the upcoming years, we’re proud to remain a reference point for all speed motorsports enthusiasts in these territories.”