Thursday, February 29, 2024

FanCode Signs Multi-Year Exclusive Broadcasting Deal with Formula 1®

  • FanCode will become exclusive broadcast partner to Formula 1®  streaming all race weekends in India including practice and qualifying sessions, F1 Sprint events and Grands Prix.
  • Formula 1®  and FanCode will take a digital-first approach to revolutionise the viewing experience for fans in India.

Mumbai, 29 February, 2024 FanCode, India’s premier sports destination, will be the exclusive broadcast partner for Formula 1® in India for the 2024 and 2025 seasons. The longest-ever F1 season, consisting of 24 races starting February 29 in Bahrain will be available to Indian fans on FanCode across multiple devices including smart TVs, mobile phones, and tablets.

FanCode’s extensive coverage of Formula 1 races will include all practice and qualifying sessions, F1 Sprint events and Grands Prix throughout the season.

FanCode’s best-in-class technical capabilities will deliver a world-class experience.  Formula 1 fans will have flexibility to choose what they want to watch, through individual race passes or a season pass to watch all the 24 races.

Speaking about it, FanCode co-founder Yannick Colaco, said: “Formula 1 is among the biggest sporting properties in the world, and we’re thrilled to partner with them to bring all the exciting action to millions of fans in India. Aside from providing F1 fans with a world class experience, we look forward to taking the sport to a wider audience across the country.”

Ian Holmes, Director of Media Rights and Content Creation at Formula 1, said: “I am delighted to announce that fans in India will be able to watch F1 on FanCode for the next two seasons. We have found a strong broadcast partner in them with expert knowledge on how we can best serve our 60 million existing fans and reach new audiences in India. Together, we will take our combined expertise to produce premium content that showcases the sporting spectacle that is F1.” 

FanCode is home to more than 100 million sports fans in India. Started in 2019, FanCode has worked with top sporting bodies and organisations from around the globe. It has previously broadcast the Hockey World Cup, ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup, Rugby World Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup, FIBA Basketball World Cup and global cricket leagues like Caribbean Premier League, The Hundred, Bangladesh Premier League amongst others.


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