High Definition F1 not likely until 2012
Formula One fans are facing a long wait for the sport to be broadcast on television in High Definition.
The newly-published results of the recent Formula One Teams' Association -commissioned fan survey showed that 70% want the track action televised in HD.
On Saturday night in Montreal, members of the media were given a demonstration of both HD as well as new 3D technology - after a Lotus car carried a 3D camera in practice sessions at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. But Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that even HD is a long way off for F1.
"As soon as the broadcasters tell me they want it," he said, "we can do it. I think next year is too soon; we're looking at more like 2012."