Motorsport

Pan-European pay-television broadcaster Sky has renewed its Formula 1 rights deal in the UK and Ireland, Germany, and Italy, with the expanded agreement granting it greater exclusivity in the latter two…

Telecoms operator China Telecom has acquired streaming rights to the remainder of the 2022 Formula 1 season

Extreme off-road racing series Extreme E has announced a broadcasting agreement with Starzplay Arabia, the subscription video-on-demand service covering the Middle East and North Africa region. 

Formula One will significantly increase its media rights income from Brazil over the next three years thanks to strong competition resulting in a lucrative deal with Rede Bandeirantes.

Formula 1 recorded revenues of $744m (€731.6m) during the second quarter of this year as the return of crowds and an uplift in sponsorship and media receipts helped increase its operating income to $65m.

The value of MotoGP’s free-to-air rights in Indonesia has doubled thanks to strong competition, stimulated by a well-timed sales process and the return of the Indonesian GP after 25 years. 

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV over the weekend showed its first coverage of this year's Formula 1 season, with local media reporting that a new rights deal is being finalised
USA

Formula One’s meteoric rise in the US has yielded a media rights fee to match via a new deal with Disney, putting the US behind only the UK and Germany in terms of F1 broadcast revenue.

Formula E’s latest media rights deal in the UK demonstrates that, at present, sponsorship and hosting fees remain the primary sources of revenue for the electric open-wheel racing series.

Subscription-free streaming platform Recast has added the World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) as its latest content partner through an agreement with the motor-racing championship’s promoter, Discovery Sports Ev…

Brazilian commercial broadcaster Bandeirantes has agreed a three-season extension to its Formula 1 rights deal

A new player looks set to emerge in China's sports media landscape, with giant telco China Telecom in advanced talks to acquire digital rights for Formula 1 motor racing, according to local industry insiders

Canal Plus, the French pay-television broadcaster, registered an average audience of 1.26 million subscribers for live coverage of yesterday’s (Sunday’s) Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix.

Veritone, the US-based artificial intelligence technology company, has signed up motor racing’s ADAC TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Nürburgring as its latest client.

Jona Seibel, managing director of WRC Promoter, commercial arm of the World Rally Championship, has revealed plans to launch a “24/7 rally television channel” next year.

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has extended its deal with the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters motorsport series for another two years, paying an increased fee on the back of renewed interest from car manufacturers and drivers.

Pluto TV, the free, ad-supported streaming service owned by US media group Paramount Global, has launched in Sweden, Denmark and Norway and will provide live sport from the Bellator mixed martial arts…