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Live Formula 1 video help/FAQs

This page offers help on our live Formula 1 video coverage which launches on 27 March 2009 and is restricted to UK users only.

If you are experiencing difficulties with the service please look at the information below for guidance with the most common issues.

The live video is frequently interrupted by buffering

Viewing the video requires a broadband internet connection, and a speed of at least 1Mbps is required for the high-quality option.

While we have tried to ensure the live Formula 1 coverage works for as many people as possible, some computers may struggle to display the video alongside the live updating text and statistics in the page.

This may lead to the video stuttering when the text or statistics animate in your browser.

If you are watching in high-quality reverting to the standard-quality video streams should help with this.

Alternatively, you can watch the coverage in our video-only page:

Why can't I see the high-quality video option?

You will need version or above of Flash to play the live high-quality video streams. The latest version can be installed here:

This link will take you to a website outside The BBC is not responsible for content or software downloaded from external sites.

Full system requirements for embedded video on the BBC Sport website can be found in our general help pages.

Why can't I see any live Formula 1 video?

Live video coverage of Formula 1 and race highlights are only available to users inside the UK because of rights restrictions.

If you are inside the UK but cannot see the video, please follow the instructions in our general help pages.

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