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Discovery’s Quest secures MotoGP highlights

Discovery-owned UK free-to-air channel Quest has struck a two-year agreement to screen exclusive free-to-air next-day highlights from every round of the MotoGP Championship, starting from the 2019 season. 

The agreement also includes rights to broadcast highlights from the Moto2 and Moto3 championships. Quest will also deliver a digital offer with viewers able to access coverage online and mobile via QuestOD.

The first programme, airing today at 18:00, and repeated at 23:00, will feature coverage from all three Championships, following the opening round of the season from the Losail Circuit in Qatar this weekend.

Quest also provides coverage or the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, Formula E and Le Mans 24 Hours.

Eurosport, also part of Discovery’s UK channel network, screens live coverage of the British Superbike Championship, World Superbikes, Formula E, Le Mans 24 Hours and Dakar Rally as part of its comprehensive motorsport coverage.

Simon Downing, Head of Channel Quest said: “We are delighted to add MotoGP to our premium sport portfolio. It’s the highest profile two-wheel event on the calendar and we are proud to be able to offer this exclusively free-to-air to our viewers – not just on linear but across our digital platforms too. We’re really looking forward to the upcoming season on what I’m sure will once again provide many exciting moments across all three Championships.”

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