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IndyCar, Fox Sports media rights deal

US single-seater racing series IndyCar and Fox Sports have confirmed the new, exclusive home of the NTT IndyCar Series and the iconic Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge beginning in 2025, with Fox taking over from NBC. They say the new media rights deal provides a massive and unprecedented increase in exposure for North America’s premier […]

June 14, 2024By Colin Mann

Indycar extends broadcast reach

US-focused single-seater racing category Indycar is set to reach more fans in more global markets than ever before. A list of international broadcasters will bring the stars of the NTT Indycar Series to 223 markets in 142 countries with what Indycar says are major and impactful media partnerships. In addition, Indycar Live, Indycar’s direct-to-consumer streaming […]

February 15, 2023By Colin Mann

Monaco GP, Nott Forest drive record audiences for Sky Sports

Sky Sports fans were treated to another dramatic weekend of live sport, leading to record viewing across a number of Sky Sports channels thanks to the Monaco Grand Prix, a gripping Indy 500 race as well as the Championship Play-Off Final. The culmination of the Championship, which saw Nottingham Forest overcome Huddersfield Town live from […]

June 1, 2022

INDYCAR, WSC automated highlights partnership

INDYCAR, the sanctioning body for North America’s premier open-wheel auto racing series, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, and AI sports video technologist WSC Sports, are to partner for the 2022 INDYCAR season to bring AI-powered video highlights direct to fans. WSC Sports’ platform identifies key moments in each race and automatically publishes highlights and content to […]

February 24, 2022By Colin Mann

Le Mans Virtual Series: 81m audience

The five-round 2021-22 Le Mans Virtual Series, which concluded with the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, registered impressive, cumulated TV and digital audience figures of more than 81 million throughout its five-month season. The grand finale to the Le Mans Virtual Series held on January 15th and 16th, 2022 brought together 50 cars with […]

January 24, 2022

NENT Group to show IndyCar in 9 countries

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has extended its rights to show NTT IndyCar Series motorsport until 2024. NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service will continue showing every race from North America’s premier motorsport competition in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland, while adding Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for the first time. The IndyCar Series runs […]

September 24, 2021

NBC extends IndyCar rights

IndyCar and NBC Sports have announced a multi-year extension of their media rights agreement. NBC Sports will continue to be the exclusive home of the Indianapolis 500 and will provide coverage of all NTT IndyCar Series races, qualifying, practices, and Indy Lights races across its linear, digital, and streaming platforms, including Peacock. Financial terms were […]

July 22, 2021

M7 signs satellite distribution deal with Sport extra

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has concluded a satellite capacity and distribution agreement with Bucharest-based Television Services Europe for the carriage of Romanian sports channel Sport Extra. While M7 Platform Services provides end-to-end satellite distribution services via Thor 6 at 1 degree West, Sport Extra is carried via Focus Sat, M7’s Direct-to-Home TV platform […]

July 15, 2021

Indycar renews global broadcast reach

A robust line-up of international broadcast partnerships will help deliver the NTT Indycar Series to a growing global audience in 2021. A series of renewals and expanded broadcast and streaming relationships will bring the stars of North America’s premier open-wheel racing series to many markets across Europe, Asia and more. Existing and renewal partnerships will […]

April 7, 2021By Colin Mann Live news channel set to launch

The world’s first live motorsport and automotive rolling news channel is set to be launched by motorsport and automotive market digital coverage brand Motorsport Network. Live will deliver breaking news as it happens from around the globe on the Network’s OTT platform The service will be hosted from studios in London and Miami […]

March 24, 2021By Colin Mann