Anti F1 fan
@dank_ross tweeted yesterday:Don't the Beeb still have 3 years to go on their contract though?
- http://twitter.com/#!/dank_ross/status/46496501475721216Rumour has it that the BBC have a get-out clause which could see them lose the rights at the end of the year. But it's just that: a rumour.
I would imagine anything were you spend that amount of money the Accountants will have get out clauses in there just in case things go 'Tits up' as they say. Just if the agreement was cast iron, rumour's like this wouldn't get out and someone from a another TV provider would confirm Any contract with Bernie is Cast Iron and the BBC have no chance. In light there is nothing of this ilk, you'd have to think BBC could bail @ the end of the season.......@dank_ross tweeted yesterday:
Arn't BBC excluded from the the product placement rules, as they command money from the TV license holder?The coverage back in the 90's on Eurosport was pretty good but I can't imagine they will stump up Bernie sized amounts of cash for F1 nowadays. I can see C4 doing a good job, when the test cricket was on their coverage was every bit as good as the BBC's.
Don't the Beeb still have 3 years to go on their contract though? Perhaps the new product placement rules will let them use it as a revenue stream?
I think it includes the BBC as well - Then again from one angle F1 is just one huge product placement anyway....The product placement rules were changed this month.
It doesn't specifically mention the BBC though.