SiriusXM to Broadcast Live 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Races
SiriusXM will air every FORMULA 1 race live on Sirius channel 92 and XM
channel 208 and online on SiriusXM Internet Radio
2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX will be run Nov. 17 in Austin, TX
NEW YORK, March 14, 2013
NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) will
broadcast every 2013 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP race live, offering
comprehensive coverage of the sport to listeners nationwide.
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SiriusXM, which has carried FORMULA 1 racing since 2008, begins its 2013
coverage with this week's season-opening event, the 2013 FORMULA 1 ROLEX
AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX in Melbourne, which will air Sunday, March 17 (2:00 am
ET). Every race, all season long, will air live on Sirius channel 92 and XM
channel 208, including the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX in Austin,
TX on November 17.
In addition to live coverage of each race, SiriusXM offers multiple replays,
giving listeners several opportunities to hear every event. The 2013 FORMULA
1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX will be rebroadcast Sunday, March 17 (8:00 am
ET) and Saturday, March 23 (8:00 am ET) on Sirius channel 92 and XM channel
"FORMULA 1 combines the most advanced motorsports technology, many of the
world's best racecar drivers, and spectacular international venues to produce
a sporting event that is unlike anything else in the world," said Scott
Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "With the FORMULA
1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX in its second year in Austin and the popularity of
the sport growing in the U.S., we're thrilled to continue to deliver, for more
than five years, access to all the turn-by-turn action for every race, all
season long, to our subscribers."
Subscribers who have SiriusXM Internet Radio access can also listen to live
FORMULA 1 race broadcasts on the SportsZone channel online at www.siriusxm.com
and on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for mobile devices.
The FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP is the highest end of open wheeled
motor racing. The 2013 season runs from March through November and consists
of 19 GRAND PRIX races run on road course tracks, as well as some closed city
streets circuits. The results of each race are combined to determine two
titles, one for drivers and one for constructors (teams).
For more information and a schedule of upcoming FORMULA 1 races on SiriusXM
please visit www.siriusxm.com/f1.
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