MotoGP Expands Coverage in 2011

motogp_logoThe MotoGP World Championship is already broadcast to millions of fans in countries around the world, but the MotoGP is extending its global reach even further this year.

Currently, the MotoGP is shown by no fewer than 63 television networks in 207 countries. For the second year, the MotoGP will be offering full HD Live broadcasts of every MotoGP practice, qualifying session, and race, and 17 countries have taken up the opportunity to broadcast in full HD.

The MotoGP also welcomes a new group of broadcasters that will help to cross over some language barriers.

“The growing popularity of MotoGP around the world has seen a host of new broadcasters come on board this season, meaning that the sport will continue to develop its reach to a truly global audience,” said the MotoGP in a statement. “In the Netherlands, Sport1 is showing all qualifying sessions and races throughout the year. TV Plus in Bulgaria will show MotoGP races live, with Moto2 and 125 live or with same day delayed broadcast, whilst in Ireland Setanta Sports will provide live coverage of the free practice and qualifying sessions and the races.”

The MotoGP is also happy to announce that it’s current relationships with networks in Africa, Venezuela, Belgium, Japan, Russia, etc… have all stayed intact or grown. Most networks have agreed to continue the MotoGP throughout 2011, and a few have signed multi-year contracts to broadcast MotoGP races.

The MotoGP has also revamped it’s websites, and is offering live coverage, race recaps, rider interviews, and of course, Fantasy MotoGP on the internet.

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