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Japan’s Super GT strikes deals with Motorsport.tv, Astro

Japanese motor-racing championship Super GT has secured international rights deals with Motorsport.tv, the OTT arm of Motorsport Network, and Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro.

The deals brokered by Super GT’s organising body, GT Association, cover the remaining seven rounds of the 2019 season, beginning with the showpiece Fuji 500km race on Saturday.

Motorsport.tv will provide free live streaming, as well as on demand coverage, on a global basis, excluding Japan, Malaysia and Thailand. Live commentary will be provided in both English and French.

Astro will provide Super GT coverage in Malaysia and Brunei.

Super GT includes a number of prominent international drivers, including Britain’s 2009 Formula One world champion, Jenson Button.