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‘Hardly anyone' watching F1 on TV – report

Oct.12 F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali's claims that the category is 'more alive than ever' is not borne out by television statistics. With ‘ghost races' still fresh in the memory, and multiple races cancelled in 2021 due to covid, Domenicali said last week that interest in Formula 1 is actually 'growing dramatically'. 'In Turkey we have 80,000 spectators, there will be 120,000 in Austin and Mexico is sold out. Formula 1 is more alive than ever,' said the Italian. However, Germany's Bild newspaper has done an analysis of the television audience numbers this year, comparing it to the average of 6.29 million viewers who watched RTL's coverage in 2010. 'That is almost eight times as much as...
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