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Motor racing - 20 Jul 2018 - Internet
At the event opener in Astrakhan Silk Way Rally fans will be able to keep up to date with the very latest news about the competition, the drivers, the teams and all the action. They will also be able to view the new VR 360 technology, get behind the scenes and choose their point of view LIVE. This can be live race action from a 360 onboard camera, interviews, and highlights from the Bivouac atmosphere, and use the forum to react and offer opinions.
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.
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.
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.
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 - 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 - 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.
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 - 10 Sep 2007
Max Mosley, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport’s world governing body, will deliver the Keynote address to open the 2007 Motor Sport Business Forum.<BR>
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 - 28 Nov 2006
Max Mosley, President of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, motor sport’s world governing body, has confirmed that he will deliver a Keynote address at the 2006 Motor Sport Business Forum.
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.
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.
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:&nbsp; 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 :&nbsp; 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.
Motor racing - 29 Mar 2005
<B><I><SPAN>motorsportmatch.</SPAN></I></B><I><SPAN>com</SPAN></I><SPAN> – the original website which introduces racing drivers to teams and teams to drivers – has just celebrated its first birthday!</SPAN>
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 &amp; Entertainment Inc. to produce the television package for the 2005 Champ Car World Series season.
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 - 17 Jan 2005
Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV), a leading global provider of business communications software, systems and services, has today become the latest Team Technical Partner to join Lucky Strike B·A·R Honda. The new partnership for 2005 and beyond will migrate the team to IP telephony and improve mobile communication for engineering and operational staff who support participation at the races.
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
Jerez, Spain, 13th January 2005: As West McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya began testing together for the first time at the Jerez circuit in Spain earlier today, the occasion was marked with global communications provider AT&T's branding appearing on both drivers' overalls and Formula One cars for the first time.
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.
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 - 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 - 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.
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