Formula E Secures South America Broadcast Deals

December 3, 2014

America TV and Channel 4 Uruguay will broadcast live coverage of the FIA Formula E Championship for the upcoming South American races in Uruguay and Argentina.

America TV, drugs a free-to-air public channel in Argentina, will broadcast live action of the Buenos Aires ePrix on January 10 2015 – alongside Channel 4 Uruguay who will air live coverage from the Punta del Este ePrix on December 13 2014.

Ali Russell, Director of Media at Formula E, said: “I’m delighted to announce this deal with both America TV and Channel 4 Uruguay.

“South America is a continent with a great motorsport tradition and we want to ensure people can tune-in to watch an exciting new series like Formula E.”

Luciano Andres Foppoli, Executive Producer at America TV, said: “America TV is proud to announce its strategic partnership with Formula E.

“We share the same entertainment values and support the development of the latest electrical technologies.”

Mario Uberti, Sports Manager & Producer at Channel 4 Uruguay, said: “At Channel 4 Uruguay we are delighted with the agreement that enables us to show, on open free-to-air TV, the Punta del Este race on December 13.

“We warmly welcome the future that carries with it Formula E.”

America TV & Channel 4 Uruguay join a list of previously announced broadcasters which includes FOX Sports, TV Asahi and ITV4 who have all committed to showing coverage of Formula E races.