RMC won’t renew six-figure F1 radio rights deal

Haas F1's French driver Romain Grosjean poses with a French flag ahead of 2018 Grand Prix de France (Photo by Gérard JULIEN / AFP) (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP via Getty Images)

RMC, the commercial radio station in France, has opted against a renewal of its radio rights to motor racing’s Formula 1.

The private radio station has held rights to the series since 2002 but has decided to shed the annual rights costs that are “significantly higher” than €100,000 ($113,400) per year, according to L’Équipe.

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