Formula 1® and beIN SPORTS Announce 10-Year Broadcast Partnership in MENA & Turkey


Formula 1® has announced a new 10-year agreement with beIN SPORTS to exclusively broadcast F1 across the Middle East, North Africa (MENA), and Turkey until 2033. This partnership will cover 25 territories and grant beIN rights to broadcast every F1 race weekend, including practice sessions, F1 Sprint events, and Grands Prix. The Middle East has been a significant hub for Formula 1, with iconic races such as the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix taking place in the region. This year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, set to be the 24th and final race of the season, will be held at the Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island.


1. Expansion of Formula 1® Broadcasting in the Middle East
Formula 1 has chosen beIN SPORTS as its exclusive broadcast partner in the Middle East, MENA, and Turkey for the next decade. This significant agreement highlights the growing popularity of F1 in the region and aims to provide fans with comprehensive coverage of all race weekends, including practice sessions and Grands Prix.

2. The Significance of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has become a key event in the Formula 1 calendar, hosting the final race of the season at the iconic Yas Marina Circuit. The race has witnessed numerous championship-winning performances over the years, making it a highly anticipated event for fans and teams alike.

3. Excitement Surrounding the 2024 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The 2024 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is set to be the final race of the longest Formula 1 season in history. Taking place from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th December, the event promises to deliver thrilling on-track action and unforgettable moments both on and off the circuit. Fans can watch all the action leading up to the race and secure their tickets for this highly anticipated event.

4. Partnership with beIN SPORTS
Formula 1 President and CEO, Stefano Domenicali, expressed excitement about partnering with beIN SPORTS to enhance the broadcast experience for fans in the Middle East and Turkey. The collaboration aims to create best-in-class programming that showcases the drama and spectacle of Formula 1, catering to the passionate fanbase in the region.

5. Record-Setting Attendance and Growing Fanbase
The Middle East and Turkey have seen a rapid growth in fan interest in Formula 1, with record-setting attendance at the 2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. As the 2024 season kicks off, fans can look forward to experiencing all the action live, including the final race of Lewis Hamilton’s partnership with Mercedes at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in December.

Closing Statement:

The Formula 1 and beIN SPORTS partnership marks a new era of broadcasting for F1 in the Middle East, MENA, and Turkey. With a focus on delivering unparalleled coverage and engaging content for fans, this collaboration is set to elevate the viewing experience and showcase the excitement of Formula 1 like never before. Fans can expect a thrilling season ahead, culminating in the historic Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend in December.

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