World Rally Championship (WRC)
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.
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).
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.