Sky secures WorldSBK rights in Italy

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a three-year deal for rights to the Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) motorcycling series in Italy.

Sky agreed the deal, covering the 2019 to 2021 seasons, with Dorna WSBK, commercial rights-holder of the championship.

All 13 rounds of the three classes of WorldSBK, WorldSSP and WorldSSP300 will be aired by the Sky Sport MotoGP channel, along with news, highlights and magazine programming through Sky Sport 24, skysport.it, the app and Sky Sport’s official social media channels, as well as Sky Go.

WorldSBK will also receive coverage via free-to-air channel TV8.

The 2019 Superbike World Championship will commence in Australia at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on February 22.