It was a shock for British F1 fans when news of the new
BBC/Sky share TV deal broke last week - but now it has had time to sink in what
are the implications and can it prove the doubters wrong?
Free-to-air live Formula One has been a given in the UK
for decades, but from next year only half the races will be available to fans
for free, with the other half requiring a Sky Sports subscription. As such, it
has been immediately seen as something that will, for certain, alienate many
who either cannot afford to pay for the service or who refuse to do so.
The simple reason for the change is that theRead More »from Gray Matter: Is F1 right to reach for the Sky?