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Few sports have such a pressing need to maximise the non-event day use of assets as British racing, and few have been as active.

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Nascar's high-profile pre-season exhibition race on a temporary track at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in California is expected to serve as template for future races in key overseas markets. Bob Williams reports.

Over 400,000 German viewers of the first Der Klassiker of the 2021-22 season chose to watch the game using non-traditional feeds, innovations created thanks to the Bundesliga's 'glass-to-glass' strategy. Adam Nelson speaks to DFL stakeholders about how new broadcasting initiatives are helping to boost the league's engagement and revenues.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Carsten Koerl, Sportradar global chief executive. Fisher and Russo also discuss the demise of the split-season plan advocated by Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays, new funding rounds for non-fungible token (NFT) companies Autograph and Animoca Brands, historic investment into the Premier Hockey Federation, a large-scale betting pact between Fubo Gaming and two Texas-based pro soccer clubs, and a reimagined model of governance for US college sports.

The Last Dance and Drive to Survive raised the bar in sports documentary making. But as rights-holders from golf to tennis follow the path of F1 with behind-the-scenes series, SportBusiness asks filmmakers and broadcasters whether the so-called golden age of non-live sports production risks becoming a factory of formulaic TV.