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Motor racing - 09 Feb 2016 - TV ratings
A cumulative audience of 318.9 million viewers watched the FIA European Rally Championship in 2015, a 30 per cent increase on the previous year, according to a report produced for ERC promoter Eurosport Events by global sports research consultancy Repucom.
Motor racing - 29 Jun 2015 - Events
The 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours was the theatre of numerous records whether out on the track or around it with a crowd of 263 500 spectators, the biggest in the past 20 years! The media fallout is also remarkable. The first analysis shows a performance equal or even superior to 2014, proof of the ever-increasing success of the greatest endurance race in the world. Here is a roundup of the main figures of this summary.
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.
Motor racing - 19 Feb 2015 - Television
FUNCHAL (Portugal), 17 February 2015 - Entering into its second year of close partnership with North American Sport TV broadcaster CBS Sports Network, the FIM World Motocross Championship (MXGP) will benefit in 2015 of an even stronger programming schedule in USA and Canada.
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.
Motor racing - 11 Sep 2014 - Television
Eurosport Events, the FIA WTCC promoter, has released a media report from Repucom after the first 6 events of the 2014 season. All three indicators are showing an uptrend: broadcast time, cumulative audience and media impact.
Motorcycling - 18 Jun 2014 - TV ratings
FUNCHAL (Portugal), 16 June 2014 - Last weekend, the weekend of June 15, MXGP of Italy wrapped up round ten of the FIM Motocross World Championship at the iconic circuit of Maggiora in extraordinary style. Highly distinguished television broadcaster Mediaset screened MXGP of Italy LIVE on two of Italy’s most prominent television channels, Italia1 and Italia2, garnering an audience of over 1.058.000 with an outstanding 6.53% share percentage.
Motor racing - 23 Apr 2012 - Television
After competing in a fully competitive tendering process, Gearhouse Broadcast’s Projects Solutions division was awarded the contract to build a series of interconnecting Flyaway Pods for satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting for their coverage of Formula 1 motor racing. Since the award of the contract in late October 2011, the design, build and integration of the Pods took four months to complete.
Motor racing - 14 Mar 2011 - Sponsorship
LONDON, UK, 14 March 2011 -- Marussia Virgin Racing and CNBC, the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, have joined forces in an exclusive global partnership that sees CNBC becoming the team’s official ‘Business Media Partner’ for the 2011 Formula One season, which gets underway on 27 March in Melbourne, Australia.
Motor racing - 09 Nov 2009 - Television
Langley, United Kingdom, 9 th November 2009: SIS LIVE, Europe’s largest outside broadcast (OB) and uplink supplier, provided a number of onboard special cameras as well as other ENG cameras for the media launch event for the brand new Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Motorcycling - 27 Jan 2009 - Television
Geneva – FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme) and Sportsbrand Media Group today announced the launch of the official television series, ‘FIM Moto Show’, with the first episode going to air as of Wednesday, 28th January, 2009.
Motor racing - 03 Nov 2008 - Agency
IEC in Sports is delighted to have signed a deal to distribute Africa Race. The Rally, which starts December 28 and finishes on January 12, 2009, passing through the diverse African continent, is the brainchild of Hubert Auriol, one of Rally's most decorated and most famous Rally drivers.
Motor racing - 22 Apr 2008 - Television
Philips Shavers joins forces with Eurosport to launch a pan-Euro cross-media campaign integrated with advertiser-funded content, leveraging their Williams F1 sponsorship. 
Motor racing - 07 Jan 2008
Eurosport has been informed by the organisers of the Dakar Rally, ASO, that the 2008 Dakar Rally is cancelled following a security warning issued by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Motor racing - 13 Nov 2007
The huge Rally-Raid that has been choreographed by triple Dakar champion, René Metge, has finally revealed its name: “TRANSORIENTALE”.
Motor racing - 06 Sep 2007
Fans of Formula 1™ will soon be able to enjoy their favourite sport live in stunning high definition quality on big screens with outstanding surround sound in the comfort of an auditorium.
Motor racing - 17 Oct 2006
Monaco, October 16, 2006 - Eurosport and SRW Events Ltd. announced today at Sportel in Monaco, the launch of the 2007 Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC)*. SRW Events Ltd. is the promoter of this competition.
Motorcycling - 21 Jul 2006
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (July 20, 2006) -- The AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited is enjoying growing event attendance for the third consecutive season, along with increased global television coverage. Audiences in Australia, Canada, France, Hungary, Italy, the Middle East, Poland, the Russian Republic and the United Kingdom, 218 territories in total, now enjoy AMA Superbike Championship telecasts.
Motor racing - 14 Jul 2006
Analogue and digital channels combine to provide integrated coverage of all racing
Motor racing - 20 Apr 2006
Speedy Hire Plc (Speedy) is to extend its current sponsorship with BSI and the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP).
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.
Motor racing - 02 Feb 2006
2nd February 2006 - Digital rights company, Premium TV (PTV) has signed a three-year contract with FGSport Group, the SBK Superbike World Championship® organiser.
Motor racing - 10 Oct 2005
International Sportsworld Communicators have retained The Sports Recruitment Company to find a new Sponsorship Director for the FIA World Rally Championships, for which they are the global media and commercial rights holders.
Motor racing - 30 Aug 2005
With regards to the 2006 season, KSO (promoter of the FIA World Touring Car Championship) and Eurosport (host broadcaster of the FIA World Touring Car Championship) requested to SRO (promoter of the FIA GT Championship), to reduce from three hours to two hours the length of the FIA GT Championship races.
Motorcycling - 30 Aug 2005
MotoGP has secured a new television deal with a major terrestrial network in Turkey.
Motor racing - 17 Aug 2005
August 16, 2005 -- DENVER – The 2005 CENTRIX Financial Grand Prix of Denver presented by PacifiCare today announced that attendance for this year’s Grand Prix of Denver event totaled 148,511 surpassing 2004 attendee total of 112,000.
Motor racing - 02 Aug 2005
26 July 2005 SINGAPORE:  ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's number one sports broadcaster has once again captured pole position winning a five-year deal to broadcast the FIA Formula OneTM (F1) World Championships across all its major territories in Asia excluding China, in addition to full and exclusive TV rights for India.
Motor racing - 12 Jul 2005
12 July 2005, Singapore :  Motor racing shifts into even higher gear on ESPN STAR Sports as Asia’s number one sports broadcaster concluded a multi-year broadcast agreement for the new ‘World Cup of Motor Sport’, the A1 Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 29 Jun 2005
Gerrards Cross, 29 June 2005: Inmedia is to become the official media supplier to the Jordan Grand Prix team and deliver SNG services during the 2005 British Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 15 Jun 2005
Formula One audiences increased dramatically for the Canadian GP last weekend compared with 2004.
Motor racing - 13 Jun 2005
Traffic Sports Marketing will offer to the international market the broadcasting rights, best moments highlights and the DVD of the Rally dos Sertões, the leading Latin American off-road race and the third largest in the world in number of competitors, right after the Paris Dakar rally and the Tunisia rally.
Motor racing - 22 Apr 2005
The Safilo Group has signed a contract with Dorna, the company that manages MotoGP’s commercial and TV rights, for their sport brand Carrera to become MotoGP sunglasses supplier for the 2005 and 2006 seasons.
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
British Eurosport’s exclusively live coverage of the Superbike World Championships gets underway in less than two weeks, on Saturday, 26 February, with the start of the new season in Doha, Qatar.
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 - 25 Jan 2005
Sponsors involved in Formula One are considered global and market leaders according to annual research conducted by leading sports market research company Sports Marketing Surveys. Despite less favourable results in the latter part of the season, the excitement of Formula One is still uppermost in followers’ minds and those companies involved are believed to be trustworthy.
Motor racing - 25 Jan 2005
The date of the inaugural round of the A1 Grand Prix series has been moved from the 18th September to the 25th September in response to feedback from UK motorsport fans.
Motor racing - 24 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 21, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series will turn to one of the most experienced sports production companies in all of North America to produce the broadcasts of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford in 2005, naming Molson Sports & Entertainment Inc. to produce the television package for the 2005 Champ Car World Series season.
Motor racing - 24 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 21, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series will turn to one of the most experienced sports production companies in all of North America to produce the broadcasts of the Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford in 2005, naming Molson Sports & Entertainment Inc. to produce the television package for the 2005 Champ Car World Series season.
Motor racing - 17 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 17, 2004) -- SPEED Channel will air all 10 Trans-Am Series races during the 2005 season. The 2005 Trans-Am campaign, the Series' 40th consecutive season, will air in one-hour time slots on a tape-delayed basis. Airdates and times will be announced soon.
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 - 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 - 10 Jan 2005
Haymarket Publishing, the United Kingdom’s largest private magazine publisher, and Kaizar.Com, Inc. of Newport Beach, California, have finalised an agreement to merge their Autosport.com and Atlas F1 websites. The deal will combine the strengths of both sites, producing the best online motorsport subscription service in the world.
Motor racing - 04 Jan 2005
The President and Chairman of A1 Grand Prix, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum, today announced a number of personnel changes to A1 Grand Prix.
Motor racing - 04 Jan 2005
INDIANAPOLIS (January 3, 2005) – The Champ Car World Series today announced the addition of two public relations veterans to the Champ Car Public Relations staff, including the hiring of Steve Shunck as the Director of Public Relations.
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).
Motor racing - 20 Dec 2004
Sports & Entertainment Television Ltd ('SET'), the distribution company launched this Summer by former Gillette World Sport/TV Corporation PLC executives, has announced an output deal with MotorsTV to supply a block of youth entertainment programming every week throughout 2005.
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).
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