Fox Sports retains MotoGP and WorldSBK rights for 2017
Fox Sports will continue to showcase two of the world’s premier motorcycle road racing championships, MotoGP and the WorldSBK, after today announcing extensions to both broadcast arrangements from 2017.
All MotoGP category races, including practice and qualifying sessions will continue to be broadcast live and in high-definition on Fox Sports with no ad-breaks from lights out to the chequered flag in 2017 and 2018.
Fox Sports’ panel of experts will host every round live, offering the most comprehensive pre and post-race analysis.
Foxtel viewers will also be able to watch every Moto2 and Moto3 session plus the practice and qualifying from all 18 MotoGP World Championship events. This coverage will be exclusive to Fox Sports for all Grand Prix races outside Australia.
Fox Sports will also continue to broadcast the WorldSBK and Supersport World Championship (WorldSSP) for another three seasons (beginning 2017) with live and ad-break free racing including the WorldSBK Tissot-Superpole qualifying shootout.
The extended agreements cement Fox Sports as the home of motorsport in Australia with the most comprehensive coverage of the 2017 Virgin Supercars Championship and the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship with every race, qualifying and practice session live.
Fox Sports CEO, Patrick Delany
“We have seen plenty of great racing across this year’s MotoGP and World Superbikes, with the highlight being Aussie star Jack Miller claiming his maiden MotoGP race win. Today’s announcement is fantastic news for motorsport fans who will continue to enjoy the most comprehensive coverage of both Championships on Australian TV. Add to this line-up, live coverage of every Supercars and Formula 1 race and there has never been a better time to be a motorsport fan.”
Foxtel sports subscribers will also be able to watch all the live racing whether at home or on the move via Foxtel GO.