ESPN hoping to extend US Formula 1 rights deal beyond 2022

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ESPN is eager to extend its United States media rights deal with Formula 1 beyond the 2022 season, according to John Suchenski, the network's director of programming and acquisitions.

ESPN secured the US Formula 1 media rights in 2018 and ratings have grown exponentially in recent years, largely on the back of the popular Netflix docuseries Drive To Survive.

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