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Motorcycling - 24 Apr 2015 - Media rights
On the verge of the fifth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship, MXGP of Europe, at the world-renowned sand circuit in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, Youthstream has reached an agreement with Dutch promoter LDP International b.v. and RTL Nederland for the broadcasting of the 2015 MXGP World Championship.
Motorcycling - 18 Feb 2015 - Media rights
The widely recognized Italian broadcasting service Mediaset has renewed their contract with Youthstream to broadcast the entire 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship on popular Italian television channels Italia1 and / or Italia2.
Motorcycling - 16 Jan 2015 - Media rights
The FIM is pleased to announce the signature of a two-year partnership with Dorna Sports for management of the TV rights for the Championships promoted by the FIM.
Motorcycling - 24 Jan 2014 - Media rights
Youthstream and Eurosport have announced that the no.1 pan-European TV channel has signed the live TV and digital rights for the 2014-2016 seasons of the FIM Motocross World Championship (MXGP) and the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN)
Motor racing - 24 Nov 2009 - Media rights
The Automobile Club de Ouest, owners and organisers of the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours event has decided to manage all media rights internally.
Motor racing - 17 Feb 2006
International Sportsworld Communicators Ltd. (ISC), the global media and commercial rights holder for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), today announced the latest TV audience statistics and data*, illustrating that the worldwide television audience of the WRC has increased 44% in three years.
Motorcycling - 25 Feb 2005
FGSport Iberia has signed a one-year agreement with FORTA (Federation of Autonomous Radio and Television Organizations) for the delayed broadcast of the 2005 World Superbike Championship in Spain.
Motorcycling - 17 Feb 2005
Funchal, 16th February 2005 – A Japanese television production company, GMP, has made an agreement with Youthstream to broadcast all the FIM Motocross and SuperMoto World Championships on Gaora Television in Japan.
Motor racing - 19 Jan 2005
AUSTRALIA’S leading retailer of automotive parts, tools and accessories, Super Cheap Auto (ASX: SUL) today kick-started an exciting new foray into the world of V8 Supercars with the announcement of a dynamic two-car team and naming rights for the Bathurst 1000 in 2005.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
Ahead of the Rally season opening in Monte Carlo, FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) rights holder, International Sportsworld Communicators Ltd. (ISC), has announced that it has agreed a global sponsorship deal with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that will see their Lucozade Energy brand installed as the ‘Official Energy Drink of the WRC’ for the forthcoming season.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series today announced an exclusive licensing and merchandising partnership for 2005 with Speedgear, the leading open wheel merchandise company in North America.
Motor racing - 18 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series today announced an exclusive licensing and merchandising partnership for 2005 with Speedgear, the leading open wheel merchandise company in North America.
Motor racing - 13 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 13, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series today finalized its 2005 television schedule, announcing a return to SPEED Channel for seven of the 14 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford events, beginning with live coverage of the inaugural Grand Prix of Edmonton July 17.
Motor racing - 07 Jan 2005
The Champ Car World Series, which operates the Trans-Am Series, and the Sports Car Club of America have agreed to extend an agreement granting Champ Car the marketing and promotional rights to the Trans-Am name.
Motor racing - 21 Dec 2004
Premium TV, the broadband and mobile sports and entertainment content business, has signed a deal with International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) to co-exploit the new media rights for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). The deal will focus on maximising the new media platform for WRC and its users via the creation of new WRC broadband, mobile and commercial website products.
Motor racing - 21 Dec 2004
Premium TV, the broadband and mobile sports and entertainment content business, has signed a deal with International Sportsworld Communicators (ISC) to co-exploit the new media rights for FIA World Rally Championship (WRC).
Motorcycling - 15 Dec 2004
BSI has signed a landmark four year agreement with Denmark’s national broadcaster Denmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite channel dk4, to broadcast the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motor racing - 14 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 13, 2004) – The Champ Car World Series today announced a set of new television partners for 2005, reaching agreements with CBS Sports and NBC for the upcoming Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season.
Motorcycling - 13 Dec 2004
The MotoGP World Championship will continue to celebrate a Grand Prix at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana - Ricardo Tormo in Valencia for the next seven seasons after an agreement was signed between Dorna Sports, television and commercial rights holders to the series, and the government of the autonomous region of Valencia, the Generalitat Valenciana.
Motor racing - 09 Dec 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (December 9, 2004) – The international flavor of the Champ Car World Series is evident in the cultural diversity of its lineup, not only in its drivers, but also in the teams, sponsors and fans that make up the ultra-competitive open-wheel racing series.
Motor racing - 08 Dec 2004
Innovative UK terrestrial TV broadcaster Channel 4 is set to improve its coverage of Rockingham's ‘Thunder Sunday at The Rock’ events in 2005.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
BSI, rights holders of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series, has today confirmed the two Swedish venues that will host Grands Prix in 2005.
Motorcycling - 22 Nov 2004
Funchal, 20 November 2004 – Eurosport and Youthstream have signed a 3 years agreement (2005-2007) to broadcast the FIM Motocross (MX1 and MX2) and SuperMoto (S1 and S2) World Championships.
Motor racing - 08 Nov 2004
Australian Motor Racing Commission Chairman, Mr Graeme Emerton, today confirmed that the Australian Formula 3 category has been awarded the Australian Drivers Championship title, which will see Formula 3 competitors racing for the CAMS Gold Star in 2005 and 2006.
Motor racing - 26 Oct 2004
26 October 2004 - Today GPWC Holdings B.V. appointed International Sports and Entertainment AG (iSe), a leader in global sports marketing and management, to start building immediately the operational and commercial structure for a new open-wheel motor racing series, to begin no later than 2008.
Motor racing - 20 Oct 2004
CAMS announced today that significant progress has been made towards the resolution of the category management rights for the former PROCAR categories, and is optimistic that the Category Managers will be identified by the end of October.
Motorcycling - 13 Oct 2004
Eurosport today announced that it has reached a 5-year agreement (2005-2009) with FG SPORT to broadcast the Superbike & the Supersport World Championships.
Motor racing - 27 Sep 2004
BRASELTON, Ga. - The American Le Mans Series, SPEED Channel and CBS Sports have announced renewed multi-year agreements that will see the continued appearance of the professional sports car racing series on both television outlets for years to come.
Motorcycling - 17 Sep 2004
The numerous MotoGP fans in New Zealand will be happy with the agreement reached between Prime TV and the right holders to the series Dorna Sports for the best of motorcycle racing to be broadcast again on national television in their country.
Motorcycling - 07 Sep 2004
The Superbike World Championship round at Assen in the Netherlands last weekend dominated viewing figures and audience share for motor sport programming across the United Kingdom audience of more than 1.4-million viewers on the BBC for the two races.
Motorcycling - 07 Sep 2004
Portugal will keep its spot on the MotoGP calendar at least until the 2006 season following the renewal of the agreement between the promoters of the event, Sociedade Gestora do Autódromo de Estoril (SGA), represented by Domingos Piedade, and Dorna Sports, the company that holds the commercial rights to the series, represented by its CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta.
Motorcycling - 20 Aug 2004
The Sports Car Racing Association of the Monterey Peninsula (SCRAMP) and Dorna Sports, the Spanish-based company that holds the commercial and TV rights to the FIM MotoGP World Championships, have reached an agreement in principal to bring MotoGP, the pinnacle of international motorcycle racing, to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca beginning in 2005 for a five-year run.
Motor racing - 19 Aug 2004
Sky Sports will become the UK’s first broadcaster to screen live coverage of the brand new A1 Grand Prix motor racing series, starting in autumn 2005.
Motor racing - 12 Aug 2004
Any hope that the Bathurst 24 Hour Race would be run in November this year has faded with an announcement from Bathurst Regional Council and the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) today ending speculation.
Motor racing - 02 Aug 2004
Television viewers will be sitting in the first row at all the DTM races as of next year: ARD will be the exclusive contractual partner for the live DTM broadcasts from 2005. The contract is valid for three years with an option on a further two years. This was agreed by the ITR and SportA, the sports rights agency of ARD and ZDF. ARD will also offer live coverage of qualifying as well as the race. In addition, the shared event schedule - which in the last years has comprised pop concerts and eve
Motor racing - 30 Jul 2004
The President of the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, Mr. Colin Osborne, announced today that the Category Management rights for production-based motor racing in Australia had been repatriated from PROCAR to CAMS. PROCAR Pty. Ltd., part of the Palmer Group of Companies, has been responsible as the Category Manager for Nations Cup, V8 Brutes, GT Performance and Australian Production Cars for much of the past decade.
Motor racing - 21 Jul 2004
Australia’s leading Internet Services Provider, BigPond has secured naming rights for the final round of the 2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series.
Motorcycling - 12 Jul 2004
Superbike World Championship rights holders, FGSPORT, have today announced a three-year renewal to their highly successful television rights agreement with the leading American motor sport broadcaster Speed Channel. The agreement covers exclusive satellite and cable rights across North America.
Motor racing - 01 Jul 2004
(June 30, 2004) – The Burke Lakefront Airport course has been a fixture on the Champ Car circuit since Medina’s Bobby Rahal won the inaugural event in 1982, and today in Cleveland, Champ Car World Series co-owner Paul Gentilozzi, along with Cleveland Mayor Jane Campbell, announced that the series has committed to race on the shores of Lake Erie through the 2007 season.
Motor racing - 20 May 2004
Organisers of the Kwik-Fit Pirelli British Rally Championship have revealed that global television distribution figures for the 2004 Championship are the highest ever. 2004 is already one of the Championship’s most exciting seasons, but the latest figures from official TV rights holders, Greenlight TV, show that the British Rally Championship is going from strength to strength as it secures its place as one of the UK’s top motorsports events.
Motorcycling - 21 Apr 2004
The Superbike World Championship round at Misano, San Marino dominated viewing figures for motorsport programming across the United Kingdom last week with an audience of more than 1.68 million viewers on the BBC.
Motor racing - 08 Apr 2004
Ahead of the first round of the 2004 Kwik Fit Pirelli British Rally Championship comes exciting news that this year’s Championship can be watched by rally fans on the web as well as on Channel 4 TV. Providing footage from each round of the Championship, as well as interviews and other news throughout the season, BRC TV will provide an internet based solution direct from www.brcweb.co.uk enabling rally fans to see BRC programmes both past and present.
Motorcycling - 06 Apr 2004
Rome, Italy; Fisherman’s Friend has reached a new one-year deal with the Superbike World Championship, naming the brand as Official Partner for the 2004 championships’ three Italian events of Misano, Monza and Imola.
Motor racing - 16 Mar 2004
Champ Cars are among the most technologically-advanced race cars in North America, and will now be seen in 2004 in an equally-advanced television broadcast format courtesy of HDNet.
Motor racing - 08 Mar 2004
Pan-european broadcaster, Motors TV, announced today it has signed a deal to bring LIVE coverage of the American Le Mans Series over Europe.
Motor racing - 03 Mar 2004
Road Atlanta and the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) announced today that Chevrolet Motor Division, with the support of the Atlanta-area Chevrolet Dealers, has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor of Petit Le Mans, the famous 1,000-mile endurance racing event.
Motor racing - 26 Feb 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (February 25, 2004) – Officials with the Champ Car World Series ('Series') and the City of St. Petersburg regretfully announced Wednesday that, despite their best efforts, they were not able to complete negotiations to acquire the rights to hold the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
Motor racing - 23 Feb 2004
Some of Australia’s most popular motor racing championships from the PROCAR Champ Series will be shown on the national Nine Network from April.
Motor racing - 19 Feb 2004
INDIANAPOLIS (February 19, 2004) - Officials from Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. and the Toyota Atlantic Championship Presented by Yokohama today announced that the automobile manufacturer has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of the series through the end of the 2005 season.
Motorcycling - 09 Feb 2004
The months previous to the start of the season are particularly busy at Dorna headquarters, as growing interest in the MotoGP World Championship continues to produce new agreements for the broadcast of the series in different countries, most of them through free-to-air terrestrial networks.
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