Nelson Valkenburg and Melroy Heemskerk will provide commentary for the Dutch Formula 1 broadcasts from 2022.
Formula 1 provider NENT announced this in an interview with
The news means that the career of Olav Mol, who has been the permanent voice of Formula 1 since the early 1990s, is coming to an end for the time being.
"Nelson will be the main commentator and Melroy will be the co-commentator," explains NENT CEO Peter Nørrelund.
"NENT has many years of experience beating Formula 1. We think it is the right way to beat the sport with a duo consisting of a commentator and an expert."
Mol is currently commenting on Ziggo Sport.
"I have a lot of respect for Olav Mol, who played an important part in Formula 1 in the Netherlands," said Nørrelund.
"However, we also have our vision of producing Formula 1. We will soon have fifteen people on location to present the sport at a very high level in the Netherlands."
From next year, the Formula 1 races will only be available to watch via the streaming service of Viaplay, a subsidiary of NENT.
The Swedish company has acquired the broadcasting rights from Ziggo Sport.
The rights are fixed up to and including 2024.
All races and associated programs about Formula 1 will be shown via the streaming service.
Six Grands Prix will soon be free to watch, including the race in Zandvoort.Keywords: