NBC Sports Group and Dorna Sports have announced a new, multi-year media rights agreement
|NBC Sports Group and Dorna Sports have announced a new, multi-year media rights agreement in which NBC Sports has acquired the rights to present all MotoGP™ races across its platforms beginning in 2020. As part of the agreement, NBC Sports will also present six races of the Motul FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) on NBCSN, beginning Monday 2nd at 7 p.m. ET from Australia.|
All race coverage that airs on NBCSN will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, and live coverage of all races will continue to stream on WorldSBK VideoPass.
Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN: “Our agreement further cements NBC Sports as the Home of Motorsports and enhances our comprehensive racing portfolio. We’re excited to bring MotoGP and WorldSBK to viewers across the country and showcase the world’s two premier motorcycle road racing series.”
Manel Arroyo, Managing Director of Dorna Sports: “I am delighted to announce this agreement with NBC Sports Group and see WorldSBK broadcast on NBCSN. A giant of sports and motorsport broadcasting such as NBC will prove a valuable partner, and in an important market for motorcycle racing both now and historically. Some of our greatest MotoGP and WorldSBK Champions are American and have contributed such incredible chapters to the history of the sport and we are delighted to see more of those chapters now have a new home thanks to this agreement with NBC Sports Group.”
MotoGP™ and WorldSBK join NBC Sports’ comprehensive motorsports portfolio.
Below is NBC Sports’ 2020 WorldSBK telecast schedule:
March 2 Australia* NBCSN 6 p.m.
March 29 Spain* NBCSN 2:30 p.m.
April 20 Netherlands* NBCSN 12:30 a.m.
May 10 Italy* NBCSN 5:30 p.m.
September 20 Catalunya NBCSN 7 p.m.
October 12 Argentina* NBCSN 3:30 p.m.