World Rally Championship (WRC)

Commercial broadcaster ServusTV has acquired World Rally Championship rights in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the next two years, further enhancing its motorsports portfolio

World Rally Championship has launched a dedicated channel on, the OTT streaming platform operated by digital media group Motorsport Network

World Rugby has recruited Chris Synnott from WRC Promoter, the commercial arm of the FIA World Rally Championship, as its head of broadcast and media rights sales as it builds up its in-house capabilities

Motorsports-focused digital media group Motorsport Network has recruited Oliver Ciesla, the former managing director and chief executive of the FIA World Rally Championship commercial arm WRC Promoter

The World Rally Championship motorsport series has appointed sports marketing agency WePlay to help drive subscriptions to its over-the-top streaming platform

Audiences for the opening three rounds of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship season have increased by 15 per cent on those from 2019, according to analytics provider Nielsen Sports

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 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 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.