MotoGP continues on Fox Sports Brasil despite concern over ‘missed payments’

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - AUGUST 23: Pedro Acosta of Spain crosses the finish lane. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

The Brazilian arm of Fox Sports will continue to broadcast races from this season’s MotoGP despite concern in Brazil over missed payments by its partner in the deal.

Rio Motorsports, a Rio de Janeiro-based business leading the construction of a race track to host MotoGP races, defaulted on its rights payments to rights-holder Dorna Sports, according to the Grande Prêmio motor sports website. Rio Motorsports was said to be looking to renegotiate its contract due to calendar alterations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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