World Rally Championship (WRC)

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The World Rally Championship last week earned a small increase from sports broadcaster Sport1 for its rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

African telco Econet Wireless has completed a deal for World Rally Championship media rights in sub-Saharan Africa, further expanding its motorsport portfolio.

Cypriot pay-television broadcaster CyTAvision has expanded its motorsport portfolio over the past month, striking two new deals.

The organisers of motor racing’s World Rally Championship believe they are well on the road to achieving something no other promoter has so far been able to: making a commercial success of the championship.

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.


The FIA World Rally Championship is close to announcing free-to-air broadcast deals in both Japan and Kenya ahead of stops in both countries on this year’s schedule.

Greek pay-television broadcaster Cosmote has struck a two-year extension to its rights deal with the World Rally Championship motorsport series

The World Rally Championship has reported a 17-per-cent year-on-year increase in its global television audience for the first seven rounds of the 2017 edition of the motorsport series.

The World Rally Championship has agreed new rights deals in the UK and Poland ahead of the start of the 2015 season of the motor racing series tomorrow (Thursday).