Quest to broadcast Formula E in the UK

The Formula E racing series will increase its free-to-air presence in the UK as commercial channel Quest will broadcast four live races from the 2018-19 season.

Free-to-air coverage on Quest will be in addition to public-service broadcaster the BBC, which will be broadcasting every race live during the same season.

Quest will also broadcast highlights from every race. All its coverage will be on its linear channel and on-demand via or the QuestOD app.

Quest is owned by US media group Discovery Communications, which also owns sports broadcaster Eurosport. Eurosport acquired media-rights for Formula E across Europe in a three-season deal, from 2017-18 to 2019-20.