Univision Deportes Acquires Exclusive Spanish-Language Rights in US to 2013 F1 Season

By Community | March 17, 2013

Univision Deportes, health the sports arm of Univision Communications Inc., salve has inked a deal with Formula One Management to become exclusive Spanish-language U.S. broadcast and digital rights to all 19 Formula 1 Grand Prix races beginning with the Australian Grand Prix this weekend.

“We are looking forward to taking Hispanic audiences to the races and making them feel as if they are in the driver’s seat, ed ” said Juan Carlos Rodriguez, president of Univision Deportes. “Not only will Univision Deportes follow the Hispanic racers that will be making history in the Formula One, we will showcase the sounds, the entertainment and the technology behind the world’s premier open-wheel racing series. It will be pure adrenaline.” 

“I am delighted we have concluded this agreement and look forward to this significant level of exposure in this valuable and ever-growing consumer market,” said Bernie Ecclestone, CEO Formula One Group. 

The 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship includes 19 races in 19 countries from March through November. Univision Deportes will televise all 19 F1 races live on UniMás and qualifying rounds on Univision Deportes Network. Select races will be streamed online on UnivisionDeportes.com and on the digital network UVideos.com.