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Channel 4 chief executive 'delighted' with F1 deal

David Abraham is overjoyed to get 'one of the world's biggest sporting events' Credit: PA

The chief executive of Channel 4 has spoken of his delight after striking a deal to show live Formula 1 racing.

David Abraham said:

Formula 1 is one of the world's biggest sporting events with huge appeal to British audiences.

I'm delighted to have agreed this exciting new partnership with Bernie Ecclestone to keep the sport on free-to-air television.

– Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham
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