Motorsport

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has extended its long-running coverage of the British Touring Car Championship for a further five years to 2026. The renewal with rights-holder Toca starts in 2022

The National Hot Rod Association and Fox Sports have announced a multiyear extension of their domestic media-rights agreement to telecast all NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series competitions across Fox,…

The NTT IndyCar Series has added a street race in Nashville, Tennessee, to its schedule next year with the inaugural Music City Grand Prix on August 6-8, 2021

McLaren Racing chief executive Zak Brown wants his team to secure more sponsors from Asia, believing brands from the region are under-represented on its roster

Nascar's Truck Series will undergo a name change for 2021, reverting back to the Nascar Camping World Truck Series moniker from the current Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series branding

Australian public-service broadcaster SBS will take its coverage of the Tour de France to four decades after extending its rights deal with the owners and organisers of the iconic cycling race, Amaury…

There is a technical reason that electric car maker Tesla does not currently participate in Formula E which could change in the not-too-distant future, the electric motor racing series’ chief executive J…

Australian automotive engineering and retail company Repco will take over as the naming rights partner of Supercars under a new five-year agreement

Six-time Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has announced he will establish and enter his own team in electric off-road racing series Extreme E

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.

Formula 1 has launched a global esports competition based on the F1 Mobile Racing game. The competition is open to anyone who downloads the free game which is played on mobile devices

Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is going to sue the English Premier League over the termination of their media-rights contract for the 2019-20 to 2021-22 cycle, according to Chinese news service Beijing…

The former US ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar has resigned from the board of Axington, a firm linked to Bellagraph Nova Group, the company claiming to be bidding for English football club Newcastle…

Formula 1 has announced the addition of four further races to the revised 2020 calendar, taking the total number to 17

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven West Media is finalising a media-rights deal for the Australian Supercars Championship motor-racing series

International sports broadcaster ESPN has acquired rights across the African continent to Extreme E, the electric off-road motoring series scheduled to debut in 2021

The World Rally Championship has detailed plans for a first-ever race in Belgium, while the Motocross World Championship (MXGP) has announced that three triple-header events in Italy will replace postponed…

Formula 1 has announced that all 10 teams have agreed to the new Concorde Agreement, that will take effect next year and run until the end of 2025

Supercars has established a new five-year agreement with Australian automotive engineering and retail company Repco to sponsor its Bathurst 1000 championship event

Fifa has created a new international match window in 2022, from January 24 to February 1, to ease fixture congestion caused by the Covid-19 pandemic - Japan Today

Japan is to extend its 5,000-person limit on attendees at sports events and concerts beyond the initial planned period that ran until the end of August

Lars Graff has been appointed co-tournament director of the China Open tennis tournament

Media group AMC Networks has agreed a new Formula 1 rights deal in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, but will lose exclusivity as the premium F1 TV Pro version of the series’ OTT platform will launch i…

US stock car racing series Nascar has struck a multi-year sports betting agreement with online gaming company BetMGM, which has been designated an authorized gaming operator of the organization.

North Carolina-based auto racing organization Spire Motorsports has completed an agreement to purchase the assets of Nascar Cup Series team Leavine Family Racing

The Covid-19 pandemic caused Formula 1’s revenues to drop by just under $600m (€510m) and 96 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest set of second-quarter results published by owners Liberty Med…

Pay-television broadcaster Sky is to show exclusive UK coverage of a new seven-part Formula 1 documentary series as part of a tie-up with the premier motor racing property and NBCUniversal Global Distribution,…

Next year's Tokyo Olympics will take place even if the Covid-19 pandemic is still underway, said Toshiro Muto, chief executive of the Games' organising committee

German automotive manufacturer Mercedes has launched a dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv, the OTT streaming platform operated by digital media group Motorsport Network

The Indianapolis 500 will now be staged without spectators for the first time in the iconic race's 109-year history amid growing concerns over the global Covid-19 pandemic

Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine has announced the sale of the organization's Nascar Cup Series team as a result of the financial impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic

Veloce has secured £4m (€4.4m/5.2m) in private investment to merge and expand its Veloce Esports gaming operation and its motorsport division, which includes Extreme E team Veloce Racing.

Fifa said there is "no reason" for the Swiss criminal investigation into president Gianni Infantino, and he will continue in his role as normal