The NTT INDYCAR Series today announced a new round of international broadcasting partnerships, expanding the reach and expanding the already strong offering from global broadcasters.
New broadcast partners include Sport 1 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where NTT INDYCAR SERIES events will be readily available on the Sport 1+ premium service platform, with selected features from Sport 1. Coverage includes the Swiss house of Simona De Silvestro, returning to the series this year to drive the # 16 Chevrolet Paretta Autosport / Rocket Pro TPO at Indianapolis 500, presented by Gainbridge.
“It’s amazing,” said de Silvestro. “I am so excited that Sport 1 presents the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. It’s always great to show my races in my home country. I’m so glad they did while we were helping to develop our series. “
The international reach of NTT INDYCAR SERIES continues to grow this season with Arena 4 in Hungary and Sport Extra in Romania, both coming in the 2020 season. New in 2021 is the addition of Eurosport in Poland and in the sub – Indian continent, as well as TV Arena Sport for Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mount Lions, North Macedonia and Slovenia.
DAZN joins the 2021 range to cover the series in Italy, home of chassis manufacturer Dallara NTT INDYCAR SERIES. At the same time, global broadcaster DAZN is supplying 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 will offer North America’s first open car racing series in more than a dozen countries, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and the United States. North Korea.
TV Cultura will cover Brazil and its rich history of enthusiastic athletes and fans of the NTT INDYCAR series. This season, Helio Castroneves (Mayer Shank Racing), three-time Indianapolis 500 winner, 2004 IndyCar Series champion and 2013 Chip Ganassi (Chip Ganassi) winner Tony Canaan returns to partial-season efforts, including their attempt to claim another victory in the Indy 500. On the list of Brazilians who have won the “biggest stage in the race”. Rookie Pietro Fittipaldi, the 24-year-old grandson of two-time winner Emerson Fittipaldi, will enter the series as part of an oval calendar for Dale Coyne Racing with RWR.
This season, up to 34 drivers are expected to compete in the NTT INDYCAR Series. Twenty-two of these pilots are international.
In addition to existing innovations and broadcasting partnerships, 209 countries will be represented on 26 global networks.
“The stars of NTT INDYCAR SERIES resonate in every corner of the world, and broadcast partnerships will enable our sport to reach a wider international audience in 2021,” said Mark Miles, President and CEO of Penske Entertainment Corp. In keeping with what we see on the track, with breathtaking races, compelling stories and charismatic personalities featuring our daring athletes, these new partnerships add to our momentum as we kick off the 2021 season. “
The 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season kicks off Sunday, April 18 with the Honda Indy Grand Prix in Alabama, presented by AmFirst at Barber Motorsports Park.
A full list of international broadcast partners offering NTT INDYCAR SERIES is below and available here.
Zones – Channel
Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Guam, Indonesia, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, 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 – Sport 1
Hungary – Arena 4
Indian subcontinent – Eurosport
Italy – DAZN
Japan – Gora Sports
Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay) – Video Claro
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 – CANAL +
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 *
Netherlands – Ziggo Sport
New Zealand – Sky Sports
Nordic countries – V Sport and Viaplay
Poland – Eurosport
Portugal – Sport TV
Romania – Additional sports
Russia and the CIS – Viasat Sport East
Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Slovenia – Arena Sport
South Africa and SSA – Supersport
Sub-Saharan Afrika – CANAL +
Spain – Movistar
United Kingdom – Sky Sports F1
Vietnam – VSTV
* DAZN, the global OTT-based sports video streaming service