Race 1, live
Saturday, 20th May 2017
Race 2, re-live
Sunday, 21st May 2017
Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
Wednesday, 24th May 2017
As was the case in the recent past, the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship once again will feature comprehensive international TV coverage
With the season kick-off approaching, live and re-live coverage in 66 areas as well as global coverage in 113 countries and regions has been agreed upon already (as of 16 March, 2017). And the individual Formula 3 TV magazine, shown by Europe’s biggest sports channel, Eurosport, is about to enter its fourth season.
To date, a total of nine TV stations have confirmed to cover the races of the young-driver series live this year. In Germany, the series’ TV partner n-tv will cover two races on each weekend live, beIN Sports France will cover the races live in France and ZIGGO/Sport1 will do so in the Netherlands. In addition, renowned stations such as BT Sport (United Kingdom), MTV3 (Finland), VIASAT (Sweden) and Motorsport.TV (Europe-wide) evinced their interest and are in negotiations regarding live coverage. The interest in the young-gun series is also remarkable beyond the European borders. The FIA F3 European Championship will be covered live in Australia, Canada, the USA, most parts of South America and in several Asian countries. Furthermore, highlights of the race weekends will be broadcast in 75 countries and regions.
Altogether, 16 TV stations cover the FIA Formula 3 European Championship on a regular basis, among them well-known stations such as ESPN, FOX Sports, beIN Sports and Eurosport with their different regional spin-offs. A definite highlight of the coverage will once again be the exclusive Eurosport Formula 3 magazine. The 24-minute programme will be broadcast by Europe’s biggest sport channel on the Tuesday following the respective race weekend and allows the audience to take an exclusive look behind the scenes of Formula 3. The magazine is broadcast in 20 languages and 54 countries, thus reaching 136 million households. After the first showing on Eurosport on Tuesday, the magazine also will be shown by Eurosport 2 und Eurosport Asia-Pacific.
Furthermore, all the 30 races will be streamed live via the official website and with English commentary. In addition, the individual races as well as the race round-ups are available as video-on-demand at the series’ official YouTube channel. And the live timings inform the motor racing enthusiasts on the latest lap times in the practice and qualifying sessions as well as the races.