On the event of its conventional back-to-school press convention, the Canal + group introduced two extensions that shall be of explicit curiosity to motor sports activities lovers. For a number of extra years, the encrypted channel will stay the official and unique tv broadcaster in France of System 1 and MotoGP.
Concerning F1, the audiovisual group has succeeded in extending the contract which already existed till 2022 by two years. Thus, the premier class of motorsport shall be broadcast on Canal + a minimum of till the top of the 2024 season. , whereas the primary acquisition of TV rights to the championship now dates again to the 2013 season.
“System 1 by no means ceases to overcome hearts”, assures Gérald-Brice Viret, normal supervisor of the channels and applications of the Canal + group. “Viewers are always extra more likely to vibrate on the feedback of Julien Febreau, Jacques Villeneuve or Romain Grosjean.”
When it comes to longevity, Canal + hits even tougher with MotoGP. Not solely does the channel announce that it has prolonged its broadcast settlement for the self-discipline, however above all it has obtained a really long-term settlement, which ensures it’s going to receive tv rights till the top of the 2029 season! MotoGP arrived on Canal + in 2019 and it’s due to this fact at the moment the third season broadcast on its antennas.
Lastly, Canal + declares a 3rd extension additionally regarding a World Championship, that of the Rallies. The channel will stay the official broadcaster and can supply all of the WRC occasions till 2030.