British Eurosport to Broadcast BSI Speedway

By iSportconnect | March 14, 2013

British Eurosport has signed a three-year deal with BSI Speedway to broadcast live and exclusive HD coverage of numerous events.

The deal will see the channel show the FIM Speedway World Championships, order FIM Speedway Grand Prix and Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup, shop in the UK and Ireland.

The season starts on 23 March at the New Zealand race and British Eurosport will cover all rounds of the 12 race individual world championship.

Paul Bellamy, Managing Director, BSI Speedway said: “We are entering exciting times for both the FIM Speedway Grand Prix and the Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup and we are thrilled they will sit alongside other world class motorcycling disciplines on British Eurosport.

“We look forward to working alongside the British Eurosport team and welcoming them into the speedway family.  I am sure the speedway fans, who have been waiting patiently for confirmation of the new UK broadcaster, will look forward to catching all the action on the channel that is now, undoubtedly, the home of bikes on TV.”

Managing Director of British Eurosport David Kerr added: “We are really excited to add the FIM Speedway World Championships to our existing 45 round coverage of MotoGP, World and British Superbikes. Speedway will add a brand new discipline to our year round motorbike coverage and strengthens our position as the Home of Bikes.”