Viasat acquires World Rally Championship rights

Modern Times Group-owned pay and free TV broadcaster Viasat Broadcasting has acquired the exclusive rights to the FIA World Rally Championships for Sweden, Norway and Denmark for the next three seasons.

The championships will air on Viasat Motor in Sweden and Norway and on TV2 Sport in Denmark. Viasat Broadcasting already holds rights to a range of motorsports including Formula One, MotoGP and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Indy Racing League from the US.