March 21, 2023

Sky, F1 to scale back Italian Grand Prix coverage following death of The Queen – Motorsport Broadcasting

Coverage of this weekend’s Italian Great Prix will be scaled back in the UK following the death of HM Full Elizabeth II.

The California king passed away on Thursday 8th September at the age of 96.

Sky’s broadcasts throughout the particular weekend will certainly be reduced in length, with a shortened build-up for qualifying and the race.

The qualifying build-up will last 30 minutes instead of the usual 60 moments, while the competition day build-up will now be 60 mins instead of 90 minutes.

The F1 Show has been dropped from Sky’s schedules. Furthermore, Ted’s Qualifying and Race Notebook may not air, both can return within Singapore.

Sky will continue in order to broadcast Formula Two, as well because the Method Three plus IndyCar season finales as expected this weekend.

On Friday, the BBC’s coverage did not air upon radio, only airing via the Formula 1 app and Amazon’s radio app.

Channel 4 have yet to confirm arrangements for their offering, however it is likely that their offering will also be decreased.

All associated with Formula 1’s British based personnel, teams and drivers have reduced their social media output. For example, the official F1 Twitter account has just posted skeleton updates related to each session, with ‘in session’ commentary notably absent.

The particular Formula one television World Feed had a more sombre tone to it on Fri. Brian Tyler’s signature theme and introduction were absent from protection, coverage instead fading from black into an overhead shot of the Monza circuit. Coverage returned to normal on Saturday.

Elsewhere, the British Superbikes round from Snetterton will continue as planned this weekend break , along with coverage airing on Eurosport 2 .

Friday 9th September
12: 45 to 14: 15 F1: Practice 1 (Sky Sports F1)
15: 45 to 17: fifteen F1: Practice 2 (Sky Sports F1)

Saturday 10th September
11: 45 in order to 13: 10 F1: Practice 3 (Sky Sports activities F1)
14: 30 to 16: 55 F1: Being qualified (Sky Sports F1)

Sunday 11th September
13: 00 to 17: 00 F1: Race (Sky Sports F1)
=> 13: 00 Fantastic Prix Sunday
=> 13: 55 Competition
=> 16: 00 Chequered Flag

Revised Sky Sports activities F1 schedule for the 2022 Italian Grand Prix.

This article will become updated further throughout the weekend.

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