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Fox Sports backs Extreme E’s climate change mission

Fox Sports has agreed a three-season deal to broadcast Extreme E, a new electric SUV off-road racing series, across the US, Canada and the Caribbean.

The agreement was announced as Extreme E on Friday unveiled the specially-designed E-SUV which will compete in the new series, which is scheduled to stage its opening season in 2021.

Extreme E will race in some of the world’s most remote and extreme environments that have been damaged by climate change, whilst seeking to raise awareness and inspire action.

Extreme E’s opening five-race season will be screened by Fox Sports on FS1, FS2 and the Fox Sports app.

Ali Russell, media and business development director at Formula E – operating partner of Extreme E – said: “The deal is a major commitment by a sports broadcasting powerhouse – one that will bring the championship to millions of households, and ensure that viewers across North America and the Caribbean will receive the very best live coverage of Extreme E right from its inception.”