News Details

Vettel's dominance turns off TV viewers

LONDON, Feb 03, 2014 (AFP) - German Formula One superstar Sebastian Vettel's coasting to a fourth successive world drivers title last year had an adverse effect on global TV audiences according to figures revealed by the Autosport website on Monday. The 26-year-old Red Bull driver won 13 of the 19 races in easing to the title. However, it wasn't to television spectators liking as the total slumped from 500million in 2012 -- when Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso battled it out to the final race -- to 450million according to Global Media Report which was published by Formula One Management, who hold the commercial rights to Formula One and produce...
Full Story »
3y ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 viewing figures dropped by 50 million in 2013

Getty Images Enlarge Formula One's viewing figures dropped by roughly...
3y ago from espnF1.com

TV viewing figures fell in 2013

Unsurprisingly, Sebastian Vettel's domination of the second half of the...
3y ago from Pitpass.com

F1 blames Vettel for reduced viewing figures

Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel's domination of Formula 1 in 2013 was the...
3y ago from TheF1Times.com

Red Bull takes wraps off RB10

Infiniti Red Bull Racing has revealed the RB10, its challenger for the...
3y ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez suffers injury scare

MotoGP Repsol Honda Team riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were back in...
5h ago from SuperSport.com

Marquez dislocates shoulder in Jerez MotoGP test crash

The reigning MotoGP World Champion crashed at turn seven but was back out...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

‘With wings, we could win at Qatar’ says Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo is confident after a good test at Phillip Island and may yet...
5d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Márquez dislocates shoulder in test crash

– MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez dislocated his shoulder in a...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Montoya has 'fun' in Risi Ferrari at Sebring

While Risi Competizione spent Friday getting ready for the upcoming Mobil...
2d ago from Racer.com

Hunter-Reay wins protracted suit against Gentilozzi

Above: Ryan Hunter-Reay races on the streets of Toronto in 2005. IndyCar...
3d ago from Racer.com

IMSA: Montoya to sample Risi Ferrari on Friday

Team Penske driver Juan Montoya will get a taste of the Risi Competizione...
3d ago from Racer.com

Taylor fast on IndyCar test debut with Penske

American sports car star Ricky Taylor got his long-awaited run in an...
3d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Hyundai unveils driver scheme

Hyundai unveils driver scheme Hyundai Motorsport has launched a driver...
6h ago from WRC.com

Mexico City: Zocalo beats to WRC rhythm

Mexico City:Zocalo beats to WRC rhythm The FIA World Rally Championship...
3d ago from WRC.com

The best WRC city stages

The best WRC city stages The WRC is more rugged wilderness than urban...
3d ago from WRC.com

Hesto leads eSports WRC

German driver Hesto leads Championship after the opening round
4d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal to rival Roma and Juventus for midfielder:...

GETTY Lorenzo Pellegrini has caught the attention of Arsenal Lorenzo...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal set to lose key man to Bundesliga club:...

GETTY Andries Jonker is set to join Wolfsburg as their new manager...
3h ago from Express.co.uk

WATCH: Arsenal legend Ray Parlour raps about...

TWITTER Stormzy joined Ray Parlour and listened to the Arsenal legend's...
3h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Michael Owen reveals what Arsenal are the best team in...

GETTY Michael Owen says Arsenal are the most consistent team in the world...
9h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Barcelona Test Day 1: Live Timing and Commentary

F1 Live Timing and Commentary: Follow all the... Read More »
8h ago from F1Hub.net

LIVE: F1 pre-season test - Day 1

Action gets underway at 9AM CET for the first day... Read More »
8h ago from Crash.net

2017 Barcelona F1 Pre-season Test Results: [Day 1 –...

Complete testing times from the opening day of... Read More »
5h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.