Motorsport

The Amaury Sport Organisation, which organises cycling’s Tour de France and Vuelta a España, has signed a content-focused partnership with technical solutions provider Globecast.

Fox Sports has agreed a three-season deal to broadcast Extreme E, a new electric SUV off-road racing series, across the US, Canada and the Caribbean

Digital media platform Motorsport Network has created a joint venture with Triangle Media, a Middle East-based communication and event management company, to expand its presence in the Mena region

The Formula One motor-racing series has expanded its global partnership with social media platform Snapchat

Spanish competition regulator the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y La Competencia (CNMC) has threatened Spanish telco Telefónica with sanctions over alleged overcharging for access to rights for the 2…

Data provider and media company Sportradar has renewed its partnership with US stock-car racing series Nascar

Formula One’s commercial managing director Sean Bratches has told the Daily Mail newspaper that the motor racing series’ decline in free-to-air coverage across the globe concerns owners Liberty Media.

NBC Universal has acquired US rights to the inaugural 2019 season of W Series, the women’s motorsport championship.

Japanese motor-racing championship Super GT has secured international rights deals with Motorsport.tv, the OTT arm of Motorsport Network, and Malaysian pay-television broadcaster Astro

W Series, the all-female motorsport competition, is prioritising exposure over revenue in its media-rights strategy for the series’ inaugural year, it has told SportBusiness Media, although it would be difficult for the series to adopt any other approach, according to industry experts.

The value of FIM Speedway World Championship rights in the UK held up in a new three-year deal, from 2019 to 2021, despite incumbent rights-holder BT Sport facing no serious competition.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape of motorsport.

OTT streaming service DAZN’s acquisition of rights to World Rally Championship, MotoGP and IndyCar in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is part of its plan to avoid customer churn and bolster content in the summer months when its football coverage breaks.

W Series, the women’s motor-racing championship, has signed media rights deals covering its inaugural season across 35 territories in Asia, Africa and Oceania, it said Tuesday.

Nordic Entertainment (Nent) Group has acquired rights in the Nordics to the 2019 edition of the W Series, the new women’s motorsport championship.

W Series has appointed the Pitch International agency to market global media rights to the inaugural season of the women’s motor-racing championship.

Technology and media company Motorsport Network has appointed former Liberty Media executive Yavor Efremov as its group chief executive

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired rights to the W Series, the new women’s motor-racing championship that will debut next month.

US motor-racing series IndyCar has agreed a rights partnership with the Claro division of Mexican telco América Móvil.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has agreed deals to cover Scotland’s women’s national football team’s friendlies matches ahead of the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup and the opening event of the 201…

The Formula One motor-racing series has teamed up with production company Westbrook Studios on a new broadcast entertainment initiative that will align with grand prix weekends

Brazilian media group Globo has renewed its domestic free-to-air rights deal with domestic Stock Car Brasil, starting from the 2019 season

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport has acquired rights to the FIA World Rallycross Championship in the UK and Ireland from 2019 in a multi-year deal

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports announced Thursday it will sublicense the Formula One motor racing championship in Poland to pay-television broadcaster Polsat and public-service broadcaster TVP for the…

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports is set to agree a three-year renewal for rights to the Formula One motor racing championship in Poland, SportBusiness Media understands

Dubai-based media group MBC has agreed a five-season deal for broadcast rights to the Formula One motor-racing championship in the Middle East and North Africa

Online-streaming platform DAZN has extended a rights deal in Asia for the Formula One motor-racing world championship, according to the Grand Prix 24/7 news service