Nitro Rallygrass has announced its broadcast plans ahead of the launch series starting on September 24th.
The competition will be broadcast by 14 media partners in more than 200 regions – BT Sport has not reported it exclusively in the UK. Other notable deals include global partners DAZN and YouTube, as well as NBC Games and Peacock in the United States.
Created as part of motorsport icon Travis Pastrana and Thrill One Sports Entertainment, the Nitro Rally Cross will feature ten teams from seven automakers competing on the track across the United States.
New broadcast partners
BT Sport – United Kingdom
Amazement -Brazil, Italy, Japan, Spain (exclusive) + all non-exclusive territories (over 200 regions)
Fox Sports + You Australia (exclusive)
MCS Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (exclusive)
Sportnet – Canada
Web light All non-exclusive areas (more than 200 regions)
Previously announced broadcast partners:
Being in sports – Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia (27 regions)
NBC Games + Peacock – United States (exclusive)
The sky New Zealand (exclusive)
Sports – Caribbean (12 parts)
Supersport Sub-Saharan Africa (54 regions)
Tencent – China
Whiplay Sport Scandinavian countries, Baltic states, Poland (9 territories)
SNTV – Global VNR trade
In addition to the broadcast plans, Nitro Rolligrass has revealed that Lord Nicole will be joining Andrew Cole and Jarrod Tianda’s already announced commentary team as a track reporter. Previously, he worked in roles such as Nitro World Games, X Games, Formula Drift, Endocross and Global Rallycross. A famous reporter will finish the broadcast team, and figure skating legend Todd Richards will do it the first weekend.
Schedule for the 2021 Nitro Rally
24-25 September-Utah Motorsports Complex // Salt Lake City, Utah
Oct. 2-3 – Eric’s Motor Park // Minneapolis, MN
13-14 Nov-Wild Horse Sports Car Park // Phoenix, Arizona
Nov. 20-21-Glen Helen Raceway // Southern California
Dec. 4-5-Company // North Florida
As the inaugural season of Nitro Rallycross takes place in the United States, the 2022 campaign is also planned for Europe and the Middle East. It will also introduce the FC1-X electric supercar for the second campaign.
Joe Carr, CEO of Thrill One Sports & Entertainment, said: “The excitement and anticipation of the launch of the Nitro Rallycross series is at an all-time high and we are delighted that fans around the world will soon be able to enjoy this innovative concept. Going to the level; anyone who wants adrenaline will definitely enjoy this new generation race.
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