DAZN secures MotoGP rights in Spain for five more seasons

Bosco Aranguren

Global streaming platform DAZN has signed an agreement with Dorna Sports for exclusive Spanish rights to the FIM MotoGP World Championship. The new five-year deal (2023-2027) extends a relationship that began when DAZN entered the Spanish market in 2019. Under the terms of the deal, DAZN will continue to broadcast all practice, qualifying and races of the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 categories.

Bosco Aranguren, general manager, DAZN Spain, said: “MotoGP is one of the most followed series among sports fans in Spain, and for DAZN it is a matter of great satisfaction to extend our agreement with Dorna Sports for five more seasons.”

According to DAZN, the platform has fostered significant growth in MotoGP’s audience, with the number of unique users who follow the sport increasing by 62.1% since March 2019. “The remarkable growth of DAZN’s audiences for the Championship shows we’re on the right track, and we will continue to work with all our partners to offer the best coverage and entertainment to fans,” said Aranguren.

Manel Arroyo, chief commercial officer, DORNA Sports, which holds the commercial rights to MotoGP, added: “Dorna is delighted to announce this renewal for five more seasons with DAZN, with whom we began our mission to bring the sport to Spanish fans via an OTT service in search of new audiences, the success of which is reflected in the results. We will continue to work with DAZN to expand our fanbase further, who can already enjoy MotoGP in an easy, simple and affordable way.”

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