beIN Sports Acquires Exclusive Broadcast Rights to MotoAmerica in the U.S.

Network to Exclusively Broadcast MotoAmerica in Addition to MotoGP™ World Championship and FIM WorldSBK, To Take-Over the Motorsport Coverage in the U.S.

MIAMI--()--beIN SPORTS announced today the acquisition of the exclusive broadcast rights of MotoAmerica to complement the recently acquired rights of MotoGP™ World Championship and renewal of FIM WorldSBK, positioning beIN SPORTS as the ultimate home for road-racing fans in the U.S..

“We are very happy to be the broadcast partner for MotoAmerica, USA’s top motorcycle racing competition. With the acquisition of MotoAmerica, and the recent addition of MotoGP™ plus the renewal of WorldSBK, we own the top three road racing motorcycle events in the world and we couldn’t be more ecstatic to bring the best of the sport to all the motorsports enthusiasts in the US,” said Yousef Al-Obaidly, CEO beIN Media Group.

Sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and the Federation of International Motorcycling (FIM), MotoAmerica is a professional motorcycle road racing series, which held its inaugural season in 2015 with the goal of bolstering motorcycle racing in North America. The series is comprised of nine rounds and 18 races, containing five classes of road racing - Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, Superstock 600 and the spec-class KTM RC 390 Cup.

MotoAmerica 2016 Schedule

   

DATES

     

CIRCUIT

     

LOCATION

April 8 - 10       Circuit of The Americas       Austin, Texas
April 15 - 17       Road Atlanta       Braselton, Georgia
April 29 - May 1       New Jersey Motorsports Park       Millville, New Jersey
May 13 - 15       Virginia International Raceway       Danville, Virginia
June 3 - 5       Road America       Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
June 10 - 12       Barber Motorsports Park       Birmingham, Alabama
June 23 - 25       Utah Motorsports Campus       Tooele, Utah
July 8 - 10       Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca       Monterey, California
September 9 - 11       New Jersey Motorsports Park       Millville, New Jersey
 

beIN SPORTS will feature original news, editorial analysis and multimedia elements throughout the MotoAmerica series, featuring the network’s sports journalists and expert guests across beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

MOTOAMERICA SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP OF TEXAS

 

beIN SPORTS

   

DATE

     

EVENT

     

ROUND

     

CIRCUIT

     

AIR TIME(EST)

Apr. 9       MotoAmerica      

Round 1 – Superbike

Race 1

     

Circuit of the Americas,

United States

      6:00 PM LIVE
Apr. 10       MotoAmerica      

Round 1 – SuperSport

      Circuit of the Americas,

United States

     

11:00 AM

DELAYED

Apr. 10       MotoAmerica      

Round 1 – Superbike

Race 2

      Circuit of the Americas,

United States

      4:30 PM LIVE
 

beIN SPORTS CONNECT

DATE

     

EVENT

     

ROUND

     

CIRCUIT

     

AIR TIME(EST)

Apr. 9       MotoAmerica      

Round 1 – Superbike

Race 1

      Circuit of the Americas,

United States

      6:00 PM LIVE
Apr. 10       MotoAmerica       Round 1 – SuperSport       Circuit of the Americas,

United States

     

11:00 AM

DELAYED

Apr. 10       MotoAmerica      

Round 1 – Superbike

Race 2

      Circuit of the Americas,

United States

      4:30 PM LIVE
 

For more information and the latest motorsports news and schedules, please visit www.beinsports.com/us/motorsports. Follow us on Twitter @beINSPORTSUSA and/or @ESbeINSPORTS and like us on Facebook beIN SPORTS USA and beIN SPORTS En Español for breaking news and real-time updates.

About beIN SPORTS USA

Launched in 2012, beIN SPORTS is the fastest growing global sports network in the U.S. and is offered on 9 of the largest 10 cable/satellite TV providers in the U.S., as well as other systems across the country. beIN SPORTS offers viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT. A cornerstone of beIN SPORTS is its unrivaled live soccer coverage, which includes live matches from La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, NASL and CONMEBOL/ CONCACAF/CAF World Cup Qualifiers, as well as news and in-depth analysis of all the top leagues from around the world. With beIN SPORTS CONNECT, authenticated subscribers can also enjoy all the exciting action from the two networks and stream live overflow matches offered in HD on your computer, tablet or smart phone. In addition to soccer, beIN SPORTS serves as a haven to fans of motorsports, tennis, rugby, volleyball and boxing, among others.

About MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is the new North American road racing series created in 2014. MotoAmerica is an affiliate of KRAVE Group LLC, a partnership that includes three-time 500cc World Champion, two-time AMA Superbike Champion, and AMA Hall of Famer Wayne Rainey, ex-racer and former manager of Team Roberts Chuck Aksland, motorsports marketing executive Terry Karges, and businessman Richard Varner. For more information on MotoAmerica, visit www.MotoAmerica.com. Also make sure to follow MotoAmerica on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Contacts

beIN SPORTS
Valerie Boldrin, 305-777-1900 Ext. 6024
boldrinv@bein.net
or
Pinta for beIN SPORTS
Amanda Gadaleta, 212-367-9800 Ext. 300
agadaleta@pintausa.com

Contacts

beIN SPORTS
Valerie Boldrin, 305-777-1900 Ext. 6024
boldrinv@bein.net
or
Pinta for beIN SPORTS
Amanda Gadaleta, 212-367-9800 Ext. 300
agadaleta@pintausa.com