Sky v Channel 4: Is F1 TV any good?

Sky v Channel 4: Is F1 TV any good?

People in the paddock rarely get to take in Formula 1 as it is seen by millions around the world through TV broadcasts. Here's how the UK's dual coverage between Channel 4 and Sky Sports stacks up

Being in the fortunate position of running around the Formula 1 paddock during most grand prix weekends means I am somewhat insulated from the blanket TV coverage each race receives.

I am more likely to find myself caught accidentally in the background of a TV broadcast while chasing someone into their team's motorhome than have the chance to sit back and watch the modern equivalents of the shows that helped fire my enthusiasm for Formula 1 as a kid.

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