Motorsport

Nascar Hall of Fame drivers Ray Evernham and Tony Stewart have teamed up with Bruin Sports Capital founder and chief executive George Pyne to create a new six-race, short-track motorsport series that w…

Thai pay-television broadcaster TrueVisions is threatening not to show the end of the extended Thai League 1 football season, and is demanding a reduction in its rights fees for the competition

The Formula 1 motor-racing series has today (Friday) added two new races to its 2020 calendar, with a first-ever grand prix at Italy’s Mugello circuit scheduled for September.

Sports broadcaster Sport TV has acquired rights in Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia to the World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) motorsport series

The Chinese government has said the country will not be hosting most of its planned international sports events this year, putting in doubt events including the Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai and WTA…

US stock car racing series Nascar is moving a scheduled road race from Watkins Glen International to Daytona International Speedway in August because of Covid-19 health and safety restrictions in New York…

This year's Asia Cup national team cricket tournament has been cancelled, with planned hosts Pakistan possibly hosting it next year instead, cricket officials have said - The Hindu

Thailand is hopeful of hosting its postponed MotoGP race in November after a delay caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Gazprom Media-owned Match TV has renewed its Formula One broadcast rights in Russia, but has lost exclusivity as the premium version of F1TV, the series’ OTT platform, is set for launch in the country i…

Liberty Media’s major investment into Formula 1's digital media operations has demonstrated its value during sport’s global lockdown, believes Frank Arthofer, the series’ global head of digital media and licensing.

Closed-door sport is forcing innovation and fresh thinking about virtual hospitality. But can it ever hope to replace the real behind-the-ropes experience? Ben Cronin reports.

Callum McCarthy looks at Formula 1 team McLaren's recent tie-ups within sim racing and esports, and how this reflects on real-life operations

Tom King talks to Razlan Razali, team principal of Petronas Yamaha SRT MotoGP team, about the growth potential for motorcycle racing in Southeast Asia.

The Covid-19 pandemic and the need to operate Formula 1 races behind closed doors have sped up the motorsport’s transition to remote television production according to F1's head of commercial partnerships, Z…

Austrian commercial broadcaster ServusTV has announced a new three-year deal for Formula 1 media rights, and will sublicense half of the races to the country’s public-service broadcaster ORF.

After months of speculation, the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup is reportedly set to be postponed this week. Australian media reports say an official announcement will be made on Friday.

Austrian public-service broadcaster ORF has acquired rights for three years to Extreme E, the electric SUV off-road racing series, but is unlikely to seek an extension of its Austrian Bundesliga live match…

Formula One motor-racing returned at the weekend after its Covid-19 suspension with a grand prix behind closed doors at Austria's Red Bull Ring

Japan will host the season-ending round of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship, which will resume in September after the Covid-19 suspension

Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has announced that it is working with Velocity Experience, the live event and brand experience company co-founded by former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard,…

Austria will host the first behind-closed-doors Formula 1 race of the 2020 season this weekend with stringent health and safety protocols in place

Austrian commercial broadcaster ServusTV and public-service broadcaster ORF will both broadcast coverage of Formula One from 2021 onwards, according to reports in Austria

Australian sports are taking measures in response to a spike in Covid-19 cases in the state of Victoria. Football's A-League is moving matches out of Melbourne and into a hub in New South Wales

US stock car racing series Nascar has called off its Champion’s Week and Cup Series Awards, which were scheduled to take place in Nashville, Tennessee, in early December, in the wake of the global Covid-19 pa…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky New Zealand has renewed its media rights for the Supercars motorsport series for five years, from 2021 to 2025

Italian pay-television broadcaster Sky Italia has finalised its renewal of Formula 1 broadcast rights for the 2021 and 2022 seasons

Jean Todt has insisted that he has no desire to extend his reign as president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) beyond the end of his current term, despite calls from within the organisation

The Formula 1 motor-racing series has detailed plans to add new television graphics for its revised 2020 season as part of its agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Novak Djokovic said he was "deeply sorry" after becoming the fourth tennis player to test positive for coronavirus following the exhibition tournament he hosted in the Balkans, admitting he and organisers…

Organisers of this year's Wuhan Open WTA Tour event, pencilled for October 19 to 25, told Agence France Presse that it will be "hugely symbolic" in terms of the city's fight against Covid-19 should it…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has agreed a new multi-year deal for Formula 1 rights in Germany that will see the motor-racing series fully behind a paywall in the country for the first time

Audiences for the opening three rounds of the 2020 FIA World Rally Championship season have increased by 15 per cent on those from 2019, according to analytics provider Nielsen Sports

Alejandro Agag, the founder and chief executive of electric vehicle racing series Formula E, has suggested that a merger with Formula 1 could be on the cards in the long-term future

Motorsports stakeholders and more prominent rights-holders are tending to drive the hardest bargain in the renegotiation of sponsorship contracts during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the head of…

The NTT IndyCar Series will allow a limited number of spectators to attend races at Iowa Speedway on July 17-18.

French prosecutors are seeking a four-year jail sentence for former world athletics federation president Lamine Diack at his ongoing trial in Paris for corruption, money laundering and breach of trust…

US-based sports streaming service FloSports has bolstered its motorsports offering with the acquisition of the Speed Shift TV streaming platform