TTXGP has announced an agreement with ESPN, one of the world’s leading sports media companies, to bring the next generation of motorsports to the viewers throughout the UK. ESPN joins Speed2 (USA), SportsItalia (Italy), Novolarie (Italy), CBC (Canada/TTXGP Americas Round 3) and eGrandPrix.TV in the distribution of TTXGP TV to the world. Negotiations continue with other territories to expand the TTXGP footprint through 2010 and beyond.
The TTXGP joins an ESPN schedule that includes live coverage of the Barclays Premier League, the FA Cup, Premiership Rugby, Clydesdale Bank Premier League, UEFA Europa League, Italian Serie A, German Bundesliga, UFC, French Top 14 Rugby, NBA, DTM and much more.
The TTXGP 1 hour shows will cover exclusive behind scenes interviews with riders, details on the technology and championship racing from across the 3 national championships from some of the leading motorsport tracks in the world.
The season kicks off with full length special of TTXGP 2009 from the Isle of Man TT, where it all started. This will be followed by the 2010 rounds from North America 2010 and moving to the UK and Italy. The final from Albacete will be the season finale. This is the first time motorcycle motorsports joins the ESPN UK broadcast network.
Ms. Rupal Patel, TTXGP New Business Development, commented; "ESPN is one of the world’s leading sports distribution platforms. The inclusion of the TTXGP into the top tier of world sports distribution confirms TTXGP as the first and leading platform for zero carbon motorsports."
"Each show will demonstrate the power of TTXGP in promoting our teams, their commercial partners and bringing a thrilling experience to fans and in the process demonstrating real and credible change."
Shows start in July 2010. Full details of the schedule and line up will be released shortly.