World Rally Championship (WRC)
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.
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 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).
German sports broadcaster Sport1 has extended its rights deal to the World Rally Championship in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through the 2016 season of the motorsport event.
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.
WRC Promoter, the commercial rights-holder of the World Rally Championship, has claimed significant increases in viewing figures and broadcast hours as the 2014 season of the motorsport series prepares to enter its final event.
French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has acquired rights for the World Rally Championship motor-racing series.