Eurosport renews Superbike deal
October 29, 2012
Sports broadcaster Eurosport will continue broadcasting coverage of the FIM Superbike World Championship after renewing a deal with Infront Sports and Media.
The new deal covers the 2013, 2014 and 2015 seasons. In a change to the previous deal, Eurosport is now the exclusive live broadcaster on air, online and on mobile in the UK, Ireland, Germany and France.
The pan-European agreement includes all 59 territories covered by Eurosport. All rounds of the FIM Superbike World Championship, FIM Supersport World Championship and FIM Superstock 1000cc Cup will be shown live or delayed in high definition on either Eurosport or Eurosport 2 channels.
Julien Bergeaud, director of broadcasting and programmes, Eurosport Group said: “Eurosport has been a long-term partner of World Superbike since 1998. We are delighted to extend this partnership for three additional years. With extensive coverage on TV, internet and mobile of the three FIM championships, plus exclusivities in key markets such as UK, Germany and France, Eurosport brings unrivalled broadcast to superbike fans in Europe and consolidates its motorsports offer.”