Extreme E

Extreme E partners with TikTok

Upcoming offroad racing series Extreme E has announced a partnership with short-form video app TikTok ahead of its debut season on April 3. The partnership will see the racing series produce exclusive behind the scenes videos from race locations, while also creating content highlighting the competition’s environmental and gender equality missions.  Yannis Ioannidis, Senior Manager, […]

Extreme E secures Chinese broadcast with Tencent deal

Upcoming off-road electric race series Extreme E has secured distribution in China in a deal with media giant Tencent.  Tencent will stream all five of the championship’s X Prixs on its digital platform, QQ.com along with its associated apps Tencent Sports, Tencent News and Tencent Video. Tencent will also carry Extreme E’s race highlights and […]

Insight TV claims global rights to broadcast Extreme E racing

Global producer and channel operator Insight TV has struck a deal that will see it broadcasting the inaugural season of Extreme E, the electric off-road racing championship. Races will be aired across Insight TV’s linear and digital networks from April, as the fast-growing motor racing series visits five remote locations that highlight environmental issues such […]

ITV latest to pick up Extreme E rights

Off-road racing series Extreme E has signed an additional rights deal in the UK with ITV. The competition, which will begin its debut season in Saudi Arabia on April 4, will be shown live by the broadcaster. ITV will also show highlights shows along with the championship’s 20-part magazine programme Electric Odyssey.  The three year […]

BT Sport bags Extreme E rights

Off-road racing series Extreme E has announced a broadcasting partnership with BT Sport ahead of its debut season. The broadcaster will present live coverage on BT Sport 1 of the Desert X Prix from Saudi Arabia on April 4, and will air all five of this year’s X Pris live. BT will also carry Extreme […]

Extreme E sets up MENA and Japan deals ahead of April launch

Ahead of its inaugural season, electric-powered off-road racing series Extreme E continues to bolster its broadcasting partnerships. The latest territories to be covered are Japan and MENA, with the races broadcast by DAZN and MBC Action respectively. Both broadcasters are set to show coverage of all five Extreme E X Pris, with the first taking […]

Extreme E secures Croatian distribution with SPTV

The upcoming off-road racing series Extreme E has secured its latest broadcast deal with Sport TV Croatia (SPTV). The deal will see the competition, which will make its debut in Saudi Arabia on April 3-4, broadcast in Croatia. Zagreb-based SPTV will televise all five of Extreme E’s X Prixs, including the live broadcasts, repeats and […]

RTBF picks up Extreme E rights

Off-road racing Championship Extreme E has agreed a broadcast deal in Belgium with Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF). The all-electric contest will join RTBF’s portfolio of sports and motorsports including Formula One, WRC and FIFA World Cup. The inaugural season will start in Saudi Arabia in April, before hopping around the world to locales including […]

Discovery picks up broadcast and streaming rights to Extreme E in more than 50 markets

Discovery has acquired the rights to Extreme E, the all-electric SUV off-road racing series across the US and Europe. The first series of five races will commence next year, Lac Rose, Dakar, Senegal on  January 23-24 2021. The three-year deal will see Discovery broadcast Extreme E in more than 50 markets on pan-European network Eurosport […]

BBC gets down and dirty with Extreme E digital deal

Extreme E, the electric SUV off-road racing series set to start in January 2021, has signed a multi-year deal with BBC Sport.  The deal will see each of the five races broadcast across the BBC’s digital platforms, with the first taking place in Lac Rose, Dakar, Senegal on  January 23-24 2021. Describing the deal with […]