The television company, beIN Sports has acquired the rights to broadcast the eSkootr Championship (eSC) in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as portions of Asia. The inaugural championship will be broadcast live in 34 countries.
The first season of the eSkootr Championship will be televised in 24 countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), including the UAE, Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia. The beIN Media Group network will also cover all six races in 2022 in ten Asian nations, including Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore, as well as Turkey.
The season kicks off on May 13 and 14 at Printworks London, with five more rounds announced for the 2022 season in Sion, Switzerland, as well as France, Spain, Italy, and the United States. Fans throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, and Turkey will be able to watch live coverage of the races and a 90-minute highlight show on beIN Sports.
Sharon Fuller, Chief Content Officer at eSC, said the following, “Our vision for eSC is to be as accessible as possible for all, and by partnering with beIN SPORTS we are working with one of the biggest sports broadcaster in the world who will make the series available in 34 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia.
“Motorsport is growing in popularity in the regions and we are excited to introduce our new form of racing to the sporting calendar with our industry leading, innovative broadcasting production.”
beIN Sports will also telecast eSC’s own show, which features pre-race build-up, real-time racing coverage, and post-race discussions, highlights, and statistics, produced by the Canadian production house, Boombox.