BT Sport Announce Three MotoGP Riders as New Ambassadors
August 29, 2013
With the Hertz British Grand Prix at Silverstone just days away, viagra BT Sport has announced leading British MotoGP riders, apoplectic Cal Crutchlow, Bradley Smith and Scott Redding as BT Ambassadors.
This follows BT Sport signing a five-year deal earlier this year with Dorna Sports for exclusive rights to televise Motorcycle racing’s premier contest, the FIM MotoGP World Championship, starting from the 2014 season, which opens in Qatar.
The trio, Isle of Man–based Crutchlow, Oxfordshire’s Smith, and Gloucestershire-born Redding, will feature in BT Sport programmes and marketing.
Crutchlow is fifth in the MotoGP standings with Smith lying eleventh in an impressive MotoGP debut season with seven events to go. Marc VDS Racing Team rider, Redding, is currently leading the Moto2 World Championship by 21 points.
Grant Best, senior channel executive producer BT Sport, said: “We think MotoGP will be huge for BT Sport. We’re thrilled to have signed three of the biggest British talents, Bradley, Cal and Scott, from the world’s top two-wheeled motorsport, as BT Ambassadors. They will be invaluable to our plans to promote MotoGP in the UK. British enthusiasts will be able to follow every single second of the action, but we also want to welcome many new fans to the sport.”
Cal Crutchlow said: “It’s exciting to be involved with BT Sport and I am looking forward to contributing to the programmes next season. I hope that I can bring some real insight from a rider’s point of view.” Crutchlow has recently signed a two-year deal with Ducati and his first race for the Italian team, one of MotoGP’s most eagerly anticipated events, will be shown live on BT Sport next year.
Crutchlow’s Monster Tech 3 team-mate, Bradley Smith, added: “It’s going to be a lot of fun to be working with BT Sport at the start of a challenging new venture that promises so much for MotoGP.”