A good deal for F1, but what about the fans?

A good deal for F1, but what about the fans?

We've covered several aspects of Sky and the BBC's controversial deal to share F1's UK coverage. But as more angry letters hit the AUTOSPORT offices, our man Ben Anderson expresses his frustration as avid F1 viewer and paying customer

Like many of you out there who watch Formula 1, I reacted badly to news that Sky would be taking over the majority of F1's live TV coverage in 2012.

As a terrestrial TV viewer with no Sky subscription, perhaps you would expect that reaction, but my vitriol is to do with more than personal expenditure.

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