The NTT INDYCAR SERIES introduced a brand new spherical of worldwide broadcast partnerships in the present day, extending its attain and including to an already robust record of worldwide broadcasters.
New broadcast companions embody Sport 1 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the place NTT INDYCAR SERIES occasions shall be obtainable dwell on the Sport 1+ premium service platform, with chosen highlights on Sport 1. The protection space will embody the house of Switzerland’s Simona De Silvestro, who returns to the collection this 12 months to drive the No. 16 Paretta Autosport/Rocket Professional TPO Chevrolet within the Indianapolis 500 offered by Gainbridge.
“That is superb,” De Silvestro stated. “I’m fairly excited that Sport 1 goes to be displaying NTT INDYCAR SERIES races. It’s all the time cool to have my races proven in my dwelling nation. I’m so glad they’re doing it as we assist develop our collection.”
The worldwide attain of NTT INDYCAR SERIES sees additional progress this season with Area 4 in Hungary and Sport Additional in Romania, each having come onboard throughout the 2020 season. New for 2021 is the addition of Eurosport for Poland and the Indian sub-continent, together with TV Area Sport for Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Slovenia.
DAZN joins the 2021 lineup for protection of the collection in Italy, dwelling of NTT INDYCAR SERIES chassis producer Dallara. In the meantime, DAZN’s international streaming service will ship the collection to a different 60 international locations in Europe, Asia, Australasia, the Caribbean, South and Central America, North Africa and the Center East.
In Asia, Fox Sports activities is ready to take North America’s premier open-wheel racing collection to greater than a dozen international locations, together with mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and North Korea.
TV Cultura will present protection for Brazil and its wealthy historical past of athletes and passionate followers of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. This season, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves (Meyer Shank Racing) and 2004 INDYCAR SERIES champion and 2013 “500” winner Tony Kanaan (Chip Ganassi Racing) return to partial-season efforts, together with their try so as to add one other Indy 500 win to the record of Brazilians who’ve gained “The Best Spectacle in Racing.” Rookie Pietro Fittipaldi, the 24-year-old grandson of two-time “500” winner Emerson Fittipaldi, will be a part of the collection as a part of an oval-only schedule for Dale Coyne Racing with RWR.
No fewer than 34 drivers are anticipated to compete within the NTT INDYCAR SERIES this season. Twenty-two of these drivers are worldwide.
Mixed with renewals and present broadcast partnerships, 209 international locations shall be represented amongst 26 worldwide networks.
“The celebs of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES resonate in each nook of the globe, and our broadcast partnerships will convey our sport to a wider worldwide viewers in 2021,” stated Mark Miles, president and CEO, Penske Leisure Corp. “This progress and pleasure are in keeping with what we’re seeing on the observe with breathtaking racing, compelling storylines and interesting personalities that includes our defiant athletes. These new partnerships add to our momentum as we launch the 2021 season.”
The 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season begins Sunday, April 18 with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama offered by AmFirst at Barber Motorsports Park.
A full record of worldwide broadcast companions providing NTT INDYCAR SERIES is obtainable under and right here.
Territories – Channel
Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Guam, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, North Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and mainland China) – Fox Sports activities Asia
Asia (Israel, Maldives, Taiwan, Timor-Leste) – DAZN*
Australia – Fox Sports activities
Australasia (Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu) – DAZN*
Belgium – VOOsport
Brazil – TV Cultura
Canada – Sportsnet
Europe (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Moldova, San Marino, Slovakia, Turkey) – DAZN*
France – CANAL+
Germany, Austria, and Switzerland – Sport 1
Hungary – Area 4
Indian sub-continent – Eurosport
Italy – DAZN
Japan – GAORA SPORTS
Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay) – Claro Video
Latin America (Bolivia, Belize, Suriname, Venezuela) – DAZN*
Center East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia, and Yemen) – DAZN*
Mexico – Claro
Myanmar – CANAL+
North America and Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago) – DAZN*
Netherlands – Ziggo Sport
New Zealand – Sky Sport
Nordics – V Sport and Viaplay
Poland – Eurosport
Portugal – Sport TV
Romania – Sport Additional
Russia & CIS – Viasat Sport East
Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Slovenia – Area Sport
South Africa & SSA – Supersport
Sub-Saharan Africa – CANAL+
Spain – Movistar
UK – Sky Sports activities F1
Vietnam – VSTV
*DAZN, the worldwide OTT subscription video streaming sports activities service