Formula E signs rights deals in European markets

The Formula E electric car-racing championship has agreed a new broadcast rights deal in Iceland, along with extending existing agreements in Albania and Cyprus.

Icelandic media group 365 Media has acquired rights to the forthcoming 2015-16 Formula E season.

Pay-television broadcaster Tring TV and public-service broadcaster CyBC have renewed their partnerships in Albania and Cyprus, respectively, for the 2015-16 campaign. Formula E said further rights deals will be announced in the coming weeks.

The 2015-16 Formula E season commences with the Chinese ePrix on October 24.