Formula 1 TV coverage to get new helmet cam and drone footage for 2022 season

Ilham Aliyev watched the opening ceremony of the 2019 Formula-1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix and final race 27
(Image credit: The Presidential Press and Information Office's of Azerbaijan CC BY 4.0)

As Formula 1 gears up for the 2022 season, its television coverage is set to receive a technological makeover to reflect the significant changes being made to this year's F1 cars and race rules. The first improvement to enhance this year's small-screen spectating experence is the helmet camera.

(Image credit: Michał Obrochta, CC BY-SA 4.0)

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