NTT INDYCAR Series today announced a new round of international broadcasting partnerships, expanding its reach and adding to its already strong list of global broadcasters.
New broadcast partners include Sport 1 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where NTT INDYCAR SERIES events will be available directly on the premium services platform Sport 1+, with select features from Sport 1. The coverage area will include the Swiss headquarters of Simony De Silvestro, which returns to this series. The year. To drive a Chevrolet # 16 Paretta Autosport / Rocket Pro TPO in Indianapolis 500 supplied by Gainbridge.
“It’s amazing,” said de Silvestro. “I’m so excited that Sport 1 will feature NTT INDYCAR Series. It’s always great to show my races in my home country. I’m glad they did, because we’re helping develop our series.”
The international reach of NTT INDYCAR SERIES continues to grow this season, thanks to Arena 4 in Hungary and Sport Extra in Romania, which will appear in the 2020 season. New for 2021 is the addition of Eurosport to Poland and the Indian subcontinent, along with TV Arena Sport for Serbia Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Black, North Macedonia and Slovenia.
DAZN joins the 2021 line to cover the series in Italy, at the home of chassis manufacturer Dallara NTT INDYCAR SERIES. Meanwhile, the global broadcast service DAZN will provide the series to 60 other countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, South and Central America, North Africa and the Middle East.
In Asia, Fox Sports is set to take North America’s leading open auto racing series to more than a dozen countries including mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and North Korea.
TV Cultura will cover Brazil and its rich history with passionate athletes and fans of NTT INDYCAR Series. This season, Helio Castroneves (Meyer Shank Racing), three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, 2004 IndyCar Series champion and 2013 Sheep Janase (Chip Janase) winner Tony Canaan, returns for part of the season, including trying to add yet another victory for Indy. 500. To the list of Brazilians who have won the “biggest stage in the race”. Rookie Pietro Fittipaldi, 24, grandson of two-time winner Emerson Fittipaldi, will join the series as part of RWR’s Dale Coyne Racing Oval Table.
No fewer than 34 drivers are expected to participate in the NTT INDYCAR Series this season. Twenty-two of these drivers are international.
In addition to current renewals and broadcast partnerships, 209 countries will be represented from 26 global networks.
Mark Miles, President and CEO of Penske Entertainment Corp. As we see him on the right track, with breathtaking races, compelling stories and charismatic personalities featuring our daring athletes, these new partnerships add momentum to us as we enter the 2021 season. “
The 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season kicks off Sunday, April 18 with the Honda Indy Grand Prix in Alabama, revealed by AmFirst at Barber Motorsports Park.
A complete list of international broadcasting partners offering NTT INDYCAR SERIES is available below and here.
Territories – Canal
Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Guam, Indonesia, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Micronesia, Mongolia, Burma, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, North Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Mainland China) – Fox Sports Asia
Asia (Israel, Maldives, Taiwan, East Timor) – DAZN *
Australia – Fox Sports
Australia (Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu) – DAZN *
Belgium – VOOsport
Brazil – TV Cultura
Canada – Sportsnet
Europe (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Moldova, San Marino, Slovakia, Turkey) – DAZN *
France – CANAL +
Germany, Austria and Switzerland – Sports 1
Hungary – Arena 4
Indian subcontinent – Eurosport
Italy – DAZN
Japan – Jura Sports
Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay) – Claro Video
Latin America (Bolivia, Belize, Suriname, Venezuela) – DAZN *
Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and Yemen) – DAZN *
Mexico – Claro
Myanmar – Channel +
North America and the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago) – DAZN *
Hollandia – Zigo Sport
New Zealand – Sky Sports
Scandinavia – V Sport and Viaplay
Poland – Eurosport
Portugal – Sports TV
Romania – Extra Sports
Russia and the CIS – Viasat Sport East
Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia and Slovenia – Arena Sport
South Africa and the SSA – Supersport
Sub-Saharan Africa – CANAL +
Spain – Movistar
United Kingdom – Sky Sports F1
Vietnam – VSTV
* DAZN, a global sports video streaming service based on OTT subscription