Sky Sports will broadcast all 10 races and all qualifying sessions of the 2022 W Series, starting next weekend in Miami.
sky game Announced a new multi-year broadcast partnership with W Series, the international women’s single seater car racing championship.
The W Series will feature 10 races spread over eight Formula 1 Grand Prix weekends in 2022, and Sky Sports will show live coverage of each qualifying and race session.
The season begins with a double-header in Miami, USA, from May 6-8.
Speaking on Any Driven Monday, racing driver Jamie Chadwick said the W Series keeps getting better and better.
The three-year partnership – until the end of W-Series’ fifth on-track season in 2024 – represents W-Series’ largest media investment to date and will include the distribution of W-Series content across channels. Including linear, digital and social.
The deal also increases the W-Series coverage footprint across Sky’s global platforms. In addition to the UK, W Series will begin a new partnership with Sky Italia this season, adding to the series’ existing deal with Sky Deutschland.
Sky is committed to marketing and promoting W-Series coverage through its network of channels as well as joint initiatives to promote women in motorsport. The W Series will support Sky’s premium sporting portfolio, which includes exclusive women’s sports such as the FA Women’s Super League.
The W Series broadcast talent squad for the 2022 season will be announced in due course.
Speaking on Any Driven Monday, Danica Patrick says the fight between Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen for the championship is definitely on.
Sky Sports Managing Director Jonathan Licht said: “In addition to Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland, Sky Sports is delighted to expand its motorsports portfolio with this newly created Elite Women’s Series.”
“It seems like Sky Sports is a natural home for the W Series, given that we have such a dedicated motorsport audience and a dedicated motorsport style channel.
2022 W Series Race Schedule
|May 6-8||miami*||United States of america|
|July 22-24||le castellet||France|
“We are proud to be a great partner in the sport and have had the privilege of working with Katherine and her team to offer a broadcast that works for all. I am closely watching the progress of the W Series. And this is clearly a very exciting time to be a part of this journey.
“At Sky Sports we are committed to making sports more inclusive and I can now proudly say that with the W Series, every Sky Sports genre channel now offers both men’s and women’s sports coverage.
“We look forward to sharing the excitement of this upcoming season with our viewers.”
W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir speaks to Sky Sports as the multi-year broadcast partnership has been agreed to show the International Women’s Single-Seat Motor Racing Championship
W Series CEO Katherine Bond Muir said: “I’m pleased to announce our historic broadcast partnership with Sky Sports, another significant step in W Series’ rapid and continued expansion.
“During our conversation with Sky, I was impressed by their commitment to the women’s sport and their intention to increase the coverage of the W Series across our broad portfolio of distribution channels, which complement our offerings across broadcast, digital and social. Will add the actual weight. Platform. .
“This partnership allows W Series to continue to grow its audience in the UK. Alongside Sky, Channel 4 will continue to offer free coverage of the entire W Series season with highlights from every race and the British Grand Prix at Silverstone in July. We will also be showing our home races live in the U.S. Broadcast offering, we have the right mix of coverage for our UK audience.
“The W Series is an increasingly international series – over half of the races in the 2022 season will be outside Europe, including our first race in Asia in support of the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. Our broadcast partnership with Sky Sports reflects this. , which gives us great coverage across Sky’s global platforms and we are delighted to bring incredibly exciting racing through great content directly to our fans.”
W-Series Driver Lineup for 2022
|Jamie Chadwick||zener racing|
|chloe chambers||zener racing|
|Alice Powell||Click2Drive Bristol Street Motors|
|Jessica Hawkin||Click2Drive Bristol Street Motors|
|abby tugging||stroke x|
|Bruna Tomaselli||stroke x|
|beatske visor||Sirin Racing|
|emily d’hues||Sirin Racing|
|Sarah Moore||Scuderia W|
|Abby Eaton||Scuderia W|
Motorsports fans can tune in to Sky Sports F1 to see coverage of every W Series Championship race, as well as qualifying, weekly previews and everything from W Series on a linear platform and digital from Sky Sports.
Additionally, Channel 4 will show live, free coverage of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, UK, the fourth race of the 2022 W-Series season, and highlights from the other nine races from season three.
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