Aramco F1 in Schools World Finals 2020(21) to be broadcasted live on new Motorsport.TV channel
New F1 in Schools channel will shine a light on the successes of the competition, aiming to bring more schools into the programme.
F1 in Schools will broadcast its World Final live on a new channel devoted to the programme on Motorsport.tv, Motorsport Network’s dedicated OTT platform, reaching an international audience.
The channel launches ahead of the World Finals on 4-8 June and will host streams from the event, showcasing the brightest talents of the younger generations. Alongside this, the channel will also feature educational videos about STEM education and highlights from the latest national competitions around the world. Thousands of schools have taken part in the competition since it started in 1999, with the competition now being hosted in 52 countries. President of Motorsport Network, James Allen, has been a Patron of the F1 in Schools project for over 20 years, supporting the importance of STEM education in schools. As part of the partnership, Motorsport.tv will be sponsoring the Digital Media Award at the World Finals which recognises excellence in social media and digital communications.
Bringing F1 in Schools to a global audience, the content will also be distributed across Motorsport Network’s digital properties which reach 56 million monthly visitors. F1 in Schools joins FIA World Rally Championship, NASCAR, British Touring Car Championship, Porsche, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Audi, Jaguar, Race of Champions, RCCO World eX, FIA Girls on Track, Speedworks NZ motorsport, W Series and Autodromo di Nazionale Monza in the growing collection of partner channels on Motorsport.tv, promoting visibility to racing fans and major stakeholders in motorsport.
Andrew Denford, Founder and Chairman, F1 in Schools, said: “We are very excited to be launching this new partnership with Motorsport.tv and streaming our STEM challenge events across their platform. It’s a great opportunity for us to engage with motorsport fans around the world and showcase our education initiatives that inspire students and instil in them a passion for the sport and high-performance engineering. There’s also great racing to watch!”
Simon Danker, CEO of Motorsport.tv, said: “F1 in Schools is an important project, helping to introduce future talent to career paths in our industry. To be able to promote the competition on Motorsport.tv and encourage more students to get involved in STEM education is something I am very proud we are doing. We look forward to expanding our partnership with F1 in Schools in the future and inspiring younger generations to keep this industry thriving.”