Sky and Formula 1® are extending their partnership through 2015

• Sky Deutschland will continue broadcasting Formula 1® racing for the next three years
• Carsten Schmidt: „The entire Grand Prix weekend coverage live and in HD only on Sky“

Unterföhring, 30 January 2013 – The Formula 1® will continue making the rounds on Sky: Sky Deutschland and Formula One Management extend their successful partnership through the 2015 season. With this agreement, the fans of Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Co. will have access to all Formula 1® Grands Prix from the 1st free training until the finish - live and in HD.

Carsten Schmidt, Chief Officer Sport, Advertising Sales & Internet at Sky Deutschland: “After Sebastian Vettel has delivered a hat trick with his three consecutive world cham-pionship titles, Sky follows suit with a three-year contract expansion and provides fur-ther cause for joy for all Formula 1 fans. With the expansion of our successful long-term partnership through 2015, the fans can look forward to watching the entire Grand-Prix weekend coverage live and in HD only on Sky."

Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One Group CEO: "I am happy we will continue our relation-ship with Sky going forward."

Sky Go enables Sky customers to follow the exciting race for the world championship on their mobile devices as well: Via iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Xbox 360 as well as online via skygo.sky.de, Formula 1® fans in Germany and Austria can watch all races anytime and anywhere. Germany's only 24/7 sports news channel Sky Sport News HD reports comprehensively on all relevant news around Formula 1®.


About Sky Deutschland:
Sky Deutschland AG is the leading pay TV company in Germany and Austria with more than three million subscribers. Sky offers more than 70 channels with live sports, cur-rent films, award-winning TV series, kids programs, and documentaries. Sky subscribers have access to 64 channels in unique HD quality and an exclusive 3D channel. The in-novations Sky Go and Sky Anytime enable the customers to receive their program on the road as well as on demand.


Contact for media:
Thomas Kuhnert
Sports Communications
Tel. 089 / 9958 - 6883
thomas.kuhnert@sky.de


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