Sport1 renews World Endurance Championship deal

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has renewed a rights deal for the FIA World Endurance Championship motor-racing series.

The new deal will cover the 2018-19 campaign.

Sport1 will show exclusive live coverage of the championship on free-to-air television on Saturdays, as well as highlights and a magazine programme on Sunday evenings.

Sport1, which struck the deal with the Infront agency, will also be able to show coverage on other media platforms.