Why was 2012 a good year for F1?
BBC F1 co-commentator David Coulthard believes this was a result of a specific and very deliberate approach to the year by his former McLaren team-mate.
When did sky start broadcasting Formula One races?
The deal which ran between 2012 and 2015 saw Sky Sports show live coverage of every session of the season on their own F1 dedicated channel, Sky Sports F1. Sky Sports F1 show all races and qualifying sessions live without the interruption of adverts. In 2016, Sky extended their contract to 2024,…
Where does the Formula 1 race take place?
Formula 1 says it has an agreement in principle with the owners of the Miami Dolphins NFL stadium to hold a race in the Florida city from 2021. Mexican Grand Prix coverage on the BBC. Follow the 18th race of the 2019 Formula 1 season across BBC Radio 5 Live, the BBC Sport website and mobile app.
Who are the broadcasters of Formula One in the UK?
Currently, broadcasters offering coverage of these FOM-produced extra channels include Sky Sports F1 (UK), Fox Sports Australia, Sky Sport F1 (Italy), Movistar F1 (Spain) and Play Sports (Belgium).
How many wins did Sebastian Vettel have in 2012?
Seven different winners in the first seven races made 2012 very different from the domination with which Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull controlled the previous season, with 11 wins and 15 pole positions in 19 races. The German, who did eventually end the year as champion, spent most of 2011 saying he had never taken his success for granted.
What was the most exciting season in Formula 1 history?
The 2012 Formula 1 season was one of the most exciting and eventful in history, a championship in which ultimately excellence on both the athletic and technical front triumphed over an unpredictability that had appeared as if it might over-ride both. The longest campaign in motorsport history fell into a series of neat chapters.
Who is the Chief Technical Officer of F1?
Chief technical officer Adrian Newey, F1’s pre-eminent design intellect, had always had his eye on getting back as much of the downforce lost by the ban on exhaust-blown diffusers as possible, and an upgrade for the final third of the season finally got him there.