Motorsport.tv launches the world’s first motorsports news channel, broadcast from its studios in London and Miami.
Motorsport.tv Live will provide viewers with all the latest breaking news, with bulletins on the hour and half hour. Additional content and features will fill the slots between bulletins. The channel will contain a constantly updating lower-third ticker, with the latest headlines, breaking news and quotes from newsmakers.
The service soft launches at the end of the month with individual pilot bulletins from 29th March following the first F1 race of the year. Live bulletins will follow in April. The full rolling Live news service is scheduled to start from late summer.
The Live channel will focusing on major motorsport series and events including Formula 1, Formula E, 24 Hours of Le Mans, NASCAR and IndyCar.
Motorsport.tv is perhaps best known to viewers as the online broadcaster that took over and rebranded the former Motors TV UK channel, before moving the service entirely online.
How to watch
Motorsport.tv Live will be available as a live stream on the Motorsport.tv platform. It will also utilise the embeddable Motorsport.tv player, which will allow clips to appear on Motorsport.tv’s other websites.
Motorsport.tv is available either as a free or paid-for (ad-free) service. It is available on Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV and Roku for regular TVs. On mobile and tablets, Motorsport.tv is available through Android and iOS.
Announcing the new service, James Allen, President of Motorsport Network said:
“We always promise to move fast and be distinctive and this latest initiative from Motorsport Network takes our class leading digital coverage of motorsport and automotive to the next level.”