Sky Sports F1 have rights to entire 2017 season but half will be screened on terrestrial TV in the UK
BRITISH Formula One fans will be able to watch the Monaco Grand Prix live on terrestrial television this year for the first time since 2012.
For the past four seasons, racing diehards have only been able to tune into the glamour event of the year if they are Sky Sports F1 subscribers.
But Channel 4 have included the famous race on the street circuit of Monte Carlo on their list of the ten races they will screen live in the 2017 Grand Prix season.
Sky Sports F1 has exclusive rights to broadcast all 20 races in the Formula One calendar, with Channel 4 able to screen half that number live.
The first two races will be screened by the satellite channel with the Bahrain GP on April 16 the first time a race will be live on the terrestrial channel in 2017.
It was a comprehensive win for Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel who won the opening race in Australia on March 26, with Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas in second and third.
What 2017 F1 races will be shown live on Channel Four this season?
16 Apr: Bahrain
30 Apr: Russia
28 May: Monaco
25 Jun: Azerbaijan
16 Jul: Great Britain
27 Aug: Belgium
17 Sep: Singapore
1 Oct: Malaysia
22 Oct: USA
26 Nov: Abu Dhabi
Formula One 2017 UK television schedule
26 Mar: Australia – Sky Sports F1 – ALREADY COMPLETED
9 Apr: China – Sky Sports F1
16 Apr: Bahrain – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
30 Apr: Russia – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
14 May: Spain – Sky Sports F1
28 May: Monaco – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
11 Jun: Canada – Sky Sports F1
25 Jun: Azerbaijan – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
9 Jul: Austria – Sky Sports F1
16 Jul: Great Britain – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
30 Jul: Hungary – Sky Sports F1
27 Aug: Belgium – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
3 Sep: Italy – Sky Sports F1
17 Sep: Singapore – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
1 Oct: Malaysia – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
8 Oct: Japan – Sky Sports F1
22 Oct: USA – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
29 Oct: Mexico – Sky Sports F1
12 Nov: Brazil – Sky Sports F1
26 Nov: Abu Dhabi – Sky Sports F1, Channel 4
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