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David Thompson 29th Jul 2011 - 15:06

The Sky is the limit for F1 coverage


The Sky Is The Limit For F1 Coverage...Vettel Fav For Hungary


With the news that Sky have obtained the rights to show the coverage of the Formula 1, William Hill are now betting on who will front the coverage, Georgie Thompson is the early 5/1 favourite with Simon Thomas offered at 8/1. Murray Walker is 100/1 to be the commentator for the first race.


"The current BBC coverage of the F1 is award winning and so Sky will have to bring out all the big guns in order to draw viewers to their coverage," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly.


Sebastian Vettel is the 5/6 favourite to qualify fastest in Hungary, while Mark Webber is 10/3. Lewis Hamilton is 4/1, but his best performances have come when he has not been on pole and he is 10/3 to win the Grand Prix, third favourite behind Vettel (13/8) and Fernando Alonso (9/4).


Hungarian Grand Prix Outright: 13/8 Sebastian Vettel; 9/4 Fernando Alonso; 10/3 Lewis Hamilton; 11/2 Mark Webber; 18/1 Jenson Button; 33/1 Felipe Massa; 125/1 BAR


Hungarian Grand Prix Fastest Qualifier: 5/6 Sebastian Vettel; 10/3 Mark Webber; 4/1 Fernando Alonso; 4/1 Lewis Hamilton; 28/1 Jenson Button; 28/1 Felipe Massa; 100/1 BAR


Pole, Fastest Lap and Winner: 8/1 Sebastian Vettel; 28/1 Fernando Alonso; 28/1 Mark Webber; 33/1 Lewis Hamilton; 150/1 Jenson Button; 200/1 Felipe Massa; 750/1 Nico Rosberg; 1000/1 Michael Schumacher


Who will host Sky Sports coverage of F1 next season: 5/1 Georgie Thompson; 8/1 Simon Thomas; 12/1 Ben Shepherd; 16/1 Dave Jones; 25/1 Adam Levanthal; 25/1 Dave Clark; 33/1 Jeff Stelling; 50/1 Andy Goldstein;


100/1     Murray Walker to commentate on Sky Sports



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