I've read a lot about the intros lately, as someone is jumping up and down about "Daft Punk" ??? in an opening sequence. So far, all I can find in relation to Sky F1 coverage, is this updated twist to last season (very predictable with piercing Crofty voice-overs).
You have had the great fortune not to be given Channel 4's replacement of The Chain.
. In Channel 4's semi-defence, they apparently tried and failed to get "The Chain" broadcast rights
. I just wish they had picked some sort of tuneful replacement.Edit:
Amusingly, the tune Sky now uses apparently is by Daft Punk. It just sounds less stereotypically Daft Punk to me (and a better fit for the subject) than the music chosen by Channel 4.
(Not to be confused with "The Chemical Brothers" 3-second stinger which I don't think I've heard yet, because it's available for use with transitional effects, such as switching between live and replay mode, or between segments of pre-race show. I believe it's supposed to be a remix of some element of "
", but bear in mind it would be a very short remix - viewers may have heard it without necessarily thinking "that's Chemical Brothers" unless they know the song).
(Also not to be confused with the official F1 intro: