Formula One (& Fleetwood Mac) Is Back On BBC

Still of Liquid TV’s new BBC Formula One title sequence / onscreen branding
Die-hard Formula One fans will have been up early yesterday to watch the first event of the new season, the Australian Grand Prix which was broadcast on BBC – after several years of exclusive ITV coverage in the UK. Instead of the usual flurry of checquered flags, stock footage of races gone by, and dodgy photography of pit girls and racing drivers, the BBC’s new title sequence (created by Liquid TV) is a mainly CG affair that looks to have been inspired by high octane video games and movie car chases. And, perhaps most reassuringly of all, the new title sequence and on screen branding is accompanied by the tune the BBC has used for previous Formula One coverage: Fleetwood Mac’s ridiculously catchy tune, The Chain – the bassline of which, no doubt, F1 fans all over Britain are now humming incessantly. Click through to see the new title sequence…

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