Industry news: Tata Communications becomes exclusive video distribution partner for MotoGP & WorldSBK
Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, has been selected by Dorna Sports as the exclusive video distribution partner for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship and the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). Tata Communications will distribute the motorcycle road racing action from five continents... Read more
Industry news: Finland poised to join MotoGP schedule
The FIM MotoGP World Championship is set to reach new territory in Scandinavia, with Dorna Sports announcing that an agreement has been reached for Finland to join the schedule in 2018. The new KymiRing track in Iitti is currently under construction, with the FIM and Dorna working in close collaboration... Read more
Industry news: Independent Teams to receive increased funding from 2017
During the German GP a deal was finalised which will see all Independent Teams receive increased financial support from 2017. From 2017 onwards Independent Teams will receive money to cover the maximum cost of a bike from any of the six manufacturers in the MotoGP™ World Championship. This came as... Read more
Industry news: MotoGP and Scania collaborate to reduce emissions
Transporting the MotoGP™ World Championship paddock around the world is no easy task, all of Dorna’s logistical and transportation partners performing their own critical job in the process. Scania are one of the most crucial partners, supplying the trucks needed to help the paddock get around. Both Dorna and... Read more
Industry news: IRTA and Dorna renew agreement for five years
Ahead of the Motul TT Assen, Carmelo Ezpeleta, the CEO of Dorna, Herve Poncharal, the president of IRTA and Mike Trimby, the CEO of IRTA, all gathered together to discuss the renewal of IRTA and Dorna’s relationship. IRTA (International Road-Racing Teams Association) was formed in 1986 and represents the voice... Read more
Exclusive interview: Oscar Gallardo, Director of FIM CEV Repsol
Oscar Gallardo Various nations have particular sports which they have a great focus on – and in which they encourage and develop young talent. For some it may be cricket or tennis or football – for the Spanish, perhaps motorcycling stands out above all other sports – and the rewards... Read more
Dorna Sports ensures racing at Phillip Island for next ten years
The beautiful Phillip Island Circuit will remain on the MotoGP™ World Championship calendar until 2026 and on the FIM Superbike World Championship calendar until 2027. Fans and riders alike rate the circuit as one of their favourites, the incredible sweeping corners made even more majestic by the Bass Strait... Read more
Industry news: WorldSBK renews on beIN SPORTS in North America as MotoGP also joins network
Dorna Sports have announced beIN SPORTS as the home of two-wheeled racing in the US and Canada, with a new deal that sees the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship renewed on beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A further exclusive deal sees the FIM MotoGP™... Read more
Industry news: Dorna confirms deal with Brno until 2020
Dorna Sports and the Czech Grand Prix Association have agreed a deal that will see MotoGP™ remain at the Automotodrom Brno until 2020. Brno is a part of World Championship history after hosting its first GP back in 1965 and celebrated its 50th anniversary last season. The 2016 Czech Grand... Read more
Industry news: TOTAL become exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2 and Moto3
It has just been announced that French oil company TOTAL will become the exclusive fuel supplier to the Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes in 2016. Founded in 1924, Total has been involved in motorsport for several years working in various car racing world championships. Total is a global integrated energy... Read more