Motorsport

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has launched an annual pass in Portugal for Formula 1, ahead of the second season of its coverage of the motor-racing championship

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired a suite of motor racing rights from the IMG agency in a deal headlined by the FIA World Rallycross Championship

Youthstream, the owner of exclusive worldwide television, marketing and global promotional rights to the FIM Motocross World Championship, has been renamed Infront Moto Racing a little over after a year…

The Extreme E off-road racing series has continued its media-rights drive through a deal with pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)

German sports broadcaster Sport1 has acquired rights to the US stock car racing series Nascar for the next three years

F1 TV, Formula 1’s over-the-top streaming service, will be available in a large-screen format after the motor-racing championship agreed a deal with US media company Roku.

The Formula One motor-racing series has announced that this year’s pre-season tests will receive coverage on its F1 TV Pro over-the-top streaming service.

The Extreme E off-road racing series has agreed a three-season rights deal with Malaysian public-service broadcaster RTM

Australia’s Supercars motor-racing series is in discussions over new domestic rights deals with its current agreements with commercial broadcaster Ten and pay-television operator Foxtel due to expire a…

Pay-television broadcaster StarTimes’s one-season deal for Formula E motor racing rights in sub-Saharan Africa has seen the per-race fee grow almost 20 per cent.

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus and Formula One Management activated an option to extend their F1 rights agreement by two years, to the end of 2022, SportBusiness Media understands.

In the latest interactive monthly data report, SportBusiness Media analyses the media-rights landscape in the Middle East and Africa.

UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4’s recent Formula One sublicensing renewal with pay-television broadcaster Sky extends their relationship for another three years, until the end of 2022, with the deal value unchanged, SportBusiness Media understands.

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.

New Zealand public-service broadcaster TVNZ has built on its status as the home of electric auto racing in the country by agreeing a multi-year rights deal with the Extreme E off-road racing series

The Formula E electric motor car series has unveiled the introduction of a helmet camera to its broadcast coverage of races

Subscription OTT platform DAZN has agreed a deal to broadcast the top three levels of MotoGP racing for the 2020 and 2021 seasons

The Formula One motor-racing series experienced a drop-off of 19.2 million unique television viewers during the 2019 season

Vivendi-owned pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has retained rights to motor racing’s Formula 1 for another two seasons, it has been reported.

StarTimes, the pay-television broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, has signed a deal to broadcast Formula E motor racing in 37 countries across the region

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has acquired highlights rights to the FIA World Rally Championship from 2020 to 2022, bringing coverage back to the broadcaster for the first time since 2015

Brazilian media group Bandeirantes, which operates free-to-air and pay-television channels, has said that its rights deal for the IndyCar motorsport series has expired

The Spring Media agency has agreed a deal with the Nordic-based STCC for exclusive media-rights distribution of the touring car championship in Nordic markets

Whisper Films has reportedly renewed its Formula One production contract with UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has revealed its viewing figures for the 2019 Formula 1 motor-racing season, with average audience share figures rising year-on-year

Commercial free-to-air broadcaster Seven has agreed a multi-year rights deal with promoter the Australian Racing Group taking in a range of its motor-racing properties

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has agreed a two-season extension to its rights deal with the DTM domestic touring cars series. ProSiebenSat

Sony Pictures Networks has acquired media rights in the Indian subcontinent for the country's new X1 Racing League motorsports series, and its sister esports competition X1 Racing eSports

US stock car racing series Nascar is stepping up its efforts in the direct-to-consumer streaming space by partnering with NBC Sports to launch TrackPass on subscription service NBC Sports Gold.

UK public broadcaster the BBC has renewed its rights to the electric car racing series Formula E for the 2019-20 season

Sunday’s Formula One United States Grand Prix was watched by an average of 936,000 viewers on TMC, the French free-to-air digital terrestrial channel.

The inaugural Motorsport Games has commenced in Rome today (Friday), backed by global broadcast coverage for the International Automobile Federation’s (FIA’s) new event.

Miami-based digital media platform Motorsport Network has appointed Matt Young as an executive vice-president and global chief revenue officer, while Gary Learner has also joined as an executive vice-president…

Youthstream, the owner of exclusive television, marketing and global promotional rights to the FIM Motocross World Championship, has detailed a number of broadcast deals for the series’ 2020 season.

BeIN Media Group has today (Tuesday) claimed another victory in its ongoing battle against Saudi entities, with a French court ruling that the Qatar-based broadcaster’s rights deal with Amaury Sport O…

North American stock-car racing series Nascar has struck an agreement with US commercial and pay-television broadcaster NBC Sports to deliver live coverage of its esports championship for the first time

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven is reportedly in advanced talks over a rights deal for fledgling motor-racing series TCR Australia and S5000