Formula 1 testing to be broadcast live on Sky

Formula 1 fans will be treated to an early look at the 2019 F1 cars with live coverage of winter testing on Sky Sports F1.

Half of the track time at the first test will be broadcast live on Sky Sports F1 when Formula 1 heads to Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya from February 18th to 21st.

In a first for the sport, there will be live coverage on each day of the test, commencing from 1pm each day.

According to Sky, the coverage will include “insight from special guests, team bosses and drivers, live coverage of the track action at Barcelona will be broadcast until 5pm UK time when the chequered flag will fall to mark the close of each day’s running.”

There will also be a review show afterwards called ‘Welcome to F1 2019’ including analysis and reaction up until 6pm.

There’s no confirmation that the same treatment will be afforded to the second test on the following week.

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