BeIN Sports to Broadcast MotoGP, WSBK and MotoAmerica in North America
If motorcycle racing fans don’t already subscribe to beIN Sports, they might want to soon as the sports network has secured the rights to broadcast MotoGP, World Superbike and MotoAmerica racing in the U.S. and Canada.
beIN Sports signed a new agreement with race promoter Dorna to add MotoGP and MotoAmerica to its North American broadcasting roster. BeIN Sports has held the U.S. broadcasting rights to WSBK since 2013 after SPEED was replaced by Fox Sports 1.
North American viewers can now catch all three racing series on the same television station as well as online through the beIN Sports Connect streaming service. And for the first time, North Americans will have access to the Spanish MotoGP broadcast with the beIN Sports Español channel.
“The agreement reached between Dorna and beIN in the U.S.A. and Canada is important for the success and development of motorcycle racing in North America” says Manel Arroyo, Managing Director, TV & Media Area, Dorna Sports. “BeIN will become the home of the top road racing series, as on top of MotoGP and WorldSBK they will start airing MotoAmerica this season. It’s great news for the fans in the U.S. and Canada to have the coverage they deserve.”
[Source: Dorna, beIN Sports]
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