Industry news: WorldSBK coverage contract with Eurosport renewed until 2019
Eurosport and Dorna WSBK Organisation today announced the early extension of their long-term rights agreement for the 2017, 2018 and 2019 seasons. The announcement comes as Eurosport prepares to fuel the passion of motorsports fans throughout the 2016 WorldSBK season, starting February 26. The renewal will see the MOTUL FIM... Read more
Apart from the continual Simoncelli-bias and preposterous level of rider misidentification here’s just two little gems from Eurosport’s stand-in commentator Carlton Kirby this morning to remind you why we need Toby and Julian back NOW…(*Honestly, tuning in to Eurosport nowadays is like visiting-time at the James Allen Sunshine Home... Read more
Friday May 29th Live MotoGP British Eurosport 2, Fri 29 May, 11:40 – 12:45 Live coverage from Mugello of the practice laps in the 125cc class at the Italian MotoGP meeting. Live MotoGP British Eurosport 2, Fri 29 May, 12:45 – 14:00 Live coverage from Mugello of the practice laps in... Read more
(*No, I don’t look like him. I just sound a bit like him right now.) Although I’ve got to be honest and say it was a pretty much perfect weekend – or it was in the end, despite a fluffed race start and despite the lack of a whole Quali... Read more

Commentary Confirmation

MotoGP February 27, 2009 0

Following the brilliant news that Eurosport will retain their coverage of MotoGP this year, it’s great to know that Julian Ryder will also be joining the previously confirmed Toby Moody in the commentary box.Whilst it’s a shame that Randy Mamola isn’t on the crew, it’s Toby and Julian who... Read more
Final proof that there is in fact a God, and that we do not live in some cruel and meaningless void, comes this morning with news that – as predicted earlier in the week by MCN – a deal has been struck to return a big fat chunk of... Read more
An update to the previous story about MCN’s claim that British Eurosport would retain MotoGP coverage in 2009.They now say that an announcement will be made this week confirming this… If this is the case, then it is brilliant news indeed.Even if the sacrifice is that Eurosport do not show... Read more
The hopes of thousands upon thousands of MotoGP fans (particularly those who, like us, are into 125cc and 250cc coverage as well as the main class) were raised today when MCN reported that British Eurosport may yet retain rights to TV coverage in 2009 (though this appears to be... Read more
Right… well, there’s some very very late nights or some very very early mornings coming up this weekend if you’re planning on watching the Japanese GP live. As ever we recommend Eurosport (*accept NO poor substitutes*) and we also recommend you set your alarm and sort yourself a particularly... Read more
I’m going to quote in large part here, from an article by Toby Moody – which appeared on the Autosport website as the second part of his Estoril review. **************************************************** “I tuned into some brand-new coverage of an established motorsport in January only to be treated with the ‘now this is... Read more