Nitro Rallycross has announced broadcast plans ahead of the inaugural series that begins on September 24th.
The match will be broadcast in more than 200 territories across 14 media partners – with BT Sport not reporting it exclusively in the UK. Other notable deals include global partners DAZN and YouTube, as well as NBC Sports and Peacock in the US.
Created by motorsport icon Travis Pastrana and part of Thrill One Sports Entertainment, Nitro Rallycross will see ten teams from seven car manufacturers compete on purpose-built tracks across the United States.
New broadcast partners
BT Sport – United kingdom
dozen – Brazil, Italy, Japan, Spain (exclusive) + all non-exclusive regions (more than 200 regions)
Fox Sports + You Australia (exclusive)
MCS Belgium, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands (special)
sport net – Canada
Youtube – All non-exclusive regions (more than 200 regions)
Previously announced broadcast partners:
to be in sports – Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia (27 territories)
NBC Sports + Peacock – United States (Exclusive)
sky New Zealand (exclusive)
sports – Caribbean (12 regions)
Super Sport Sub-Saharan Africa (54 regions)
Tencent – China
Veplay Sport Scandinavia, Baltic states, Poland (9 territories)
SNTV – Global VNR Trading
In addition to broadcasting plans, Nitro Rallycross revealed that Laurette Nicoll will be joining the already announced commentary team of Andrew Coley and Jarod DeAnda as track reporter. Previously she has worked in similar roles at Nitro World Games, X Games, Formula Drift, EnduroCross and Global Rallycross. A celebrity reporter will complete the broadcast team, with figure skating legend Todd Richards doing exactly that for the first weekend.
Nitro Rallycross 2021 schedule
September 24-25 – Utah Motorsports Campus // Salt Lake City, Utah
October 2-3 – Erics Motor Park // Minneapolis, MN
November 13-14 – Wild Horse Sports Car Park // Phoenix, Arizona
November 20-21 – Glen Helen Raceway // Southern California
December 4-5 – Corporation // North Florida
While the inaugural Nitro Rallycross season will take place in the United States, the 2022 campaign will also take place in Europe and the Middle East. It will also introduce the FC1-X electric supercar for the second campaign.
Jo Carr, CEO of Thrill One Sports & Entertainment, said: “Excitement and anticipation for the launch of the Nitro Rallycross series has reached its peak and we are excited that fans around the world will soon be able to experience this innovative concept. By putting the ‘Nitro’ stamp on rallycross, we are We take Action Packed to another level; anyone who loves adrenaline will surely enjoy this new generation of racing.”
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