BBC F1 Axe Reports 'Inaccurate' - Anchor


The BBC's F1 anchor Jake Humphrey has dismissed reports the British broadcaster is looking to drop its coverage of the sport beyond 2013.

BBC's Jake Humphrey
BBC's Jake Humphrey

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The Sunday Times, citing "senior sources", is reporting that BBC chiefs are aiming to use the money saved by axing its expensive Formula One coverage to avoid shutting down a digital channel.

"I have no inside information on its (the coverage's) future," host Humphrey wrote on Twitter.

"But I know little else gets the audience share and the millions that we do. BBC F1 is a huge success."

He added that there were "many inaccuracies" in the Sunday Times article.

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