Avengers, Fast & Furious composer to write new F1 theme music

Leading Hollywood composer Brian Tyler has revealed that he has been chosen to write new theme music for Formula 1 broadcasts.

Tyler has composed music for some of the highest-grossing films in the last decade including The Fast and Furious franchise, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man 3, The Mummy and Rambo.

"What an honour to be chosen to compose the Formula 1 theme!" the American, who attended last year's United States Grand Prix, wrote on Twitter.

"This is a life long dream come true as I am a massive Formula 1 fan. Thank you F1! Here we go!"

It isn't clear exactly how the new theme music will be used. It could replace the traditional world feed opening credit which introduces the broadcast, which, given the recent logo overhaul, would be the most obvious choice.

However Liberty Media's plans to overhaul the broadcast makes mention of music during sessions and action replays, therefore the theme music could be linked to this, or the recently announced F1 TV streaming-service due to launch this season.