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Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE has acquired rights for the Formula E Championship electric car-racing series.
Swedish public-service broadcaster SVT has acquired rights for motor-racing’s World Rallycross Championship.
Organisers of the World Rallycross Championship have said that the 2014 edition of the motor-racing series generated 444 per cent more television coverage than the previous year.
A successful inaugural Formula E season drove Fox to extend its Latin and North American deals ahead of time.
Interview with Oliver Ciesla, managing director of WRC Promoter, on the changes it has made to the World Rally Championship and how it is increasing audiences and rights fees.
French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights for the Formula E Championship, the new electric car-racing series operated by the FIA, motorsport’s global governing body.
The inaugural World Rallycross Championship will be televised in the UK by British Eurosport in 2014 following a deal between series promoter IMG Motorsport and the British arm of the pan-regional broadcaster.