Channel 4 announces live Formula One coverage for 2017 season

Channel 4 has announced the ten Grands Prix they will air during the 2017 Formula One season.

The network will show the British grand prix on 16th July and the Monaco grand prix on 28th May, marking the first time this iconic race will be shown live on free-to-air TV for five years.

As part of a three year-deal with Formula One World Championship Limited, Channel 4 will broadcast live coverage of ten Grands Prix, including practice sessions, qualifying and in depth race analysis.

Channel 4 will also broadcast extensive highlights of all ten remaining races in the 2017 season, with all live races and highlights programmes available to watch live (simulcast) and on demand on All 4.

Following a pick process between Channel Four and Sky Sports, the TV schedule is as follows: (Channel 4 in bold)

26 March, Australia
9 April, China
16 April, Bahrain
30 April ,Russia
14 May, Spain
28 May, Monaco
11 June, Canada
25 June, Azerbaijan
9 July, Austria
16 July, Great Britain
30 July, Hungary
27 August, Belgium
3 September, Italy
17 September, Singapore
1 October, Malaysia
8 October, Japan
22 October, USA
29 October, Mexico
12 November, Brazil
26 November, Abu Dhabi

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