ESPN Brazil have new WSBK deal

In Brazil there are three ESPN sport channels which are now in more than 3,5 million households.

The South American country is known for its fanatical motorsport fans and Managing Director of Dorna Sports, TV and Media Area, Manel Arroyo says that they are happy to bring the superbike action to the fans.

"We cannot be happier in maintaining this strong partnership with ESPN Brazil and we are looking forward to even greater success in the upcoming years. 

"Brazil is a country with a vast number of motorcycle racing enthusiasts, who will be delighted to watch the FIM Superbike World Championship. We will continue to collaborate in order to offer the Brazilian fans the best action."

Director of Programming and Acquisitions of ESPN, Carlos Maluf added that it was important to bring the World Superbike coverage to the Brazilian public for a further three-years. 

"We are constantly attentive to good broadcasting rights on the market. To renew with the Superbike World Championship, a leading motorcycling series and greatly disputed by many broadcasters, as always keeps our focus on the major events of each sport. 

"It is very important to be able to continue providing for the Brazilian sports fans the Superbike World Championship for another three-years on ESPN," added Maluf.