Ten sports gears up for MotoGP with five-year deal

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 13 February 2015

Ten Sports Network has secured the exclusive broadcasting rights for MotoGP across the Indian subcontinent for five seasons starting 2015.

The deal with the motor sport's rights holder Dorna Sports will see Ten Sports broadcast all MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 races and qualifying practices live on its six-channel network, owned and operated Taj TV. Multiscreen feeds will also be offered on its digital platforms, as well as a dedicated online presence.

"We are committed to building this property in India over the next five years and viewers will witness unprecedented programming initiatives on our network. We have also been rights holders for this premium property since 2006 and we are delighted to continue and take this partnership to the next level," said Rajesh Sethi, CEO, Ten Sports www.tensports.com.

Dorna Sports managing director Manel Arroyo added: "India is a key market in the coming years and the World Championship will benefit greatly from the extensive promotion that Taj has committed to provide."

The 2015 MotoGP season comprises 18 races beginning in Qatar on 27 March.