MotoGP/Sport24 PartnershipTravelers of both air and sea that have a passion for MotoGP racing will no longer be forced to miss the action. This is due to MotoGP’s recent partnership with Sport24, the 24/7 live sports channel produced and distributed by IMG Media for the exclusive use the in-flight and in-ship markets.
Sports 24 will show all 18 races on the 2013 MotoGP Championship, which take place in 13 countries across four continents. The 2013 season of the 1000cc era in MotoGP begins this weekend at Losail International Circuit in Qatar on Sunday, April 7.Richard Wise (Senior Vice President, IMG Media) says: “MotoGP makes for thrilling television and is a truly global sport with riders from all parts of the world, such as Italy’s legendary nine-times world champion Valentino Rossi, Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo the reigning MotoGP World Champion and the USA’s former world no 1, Nicky Hayden. We are delighted to have added the sport to our outstanding portfolio of top sporting action.”Manel Arroyo (Managing Director, Media for Dorna Sports) says: “We are delighted that MotoGP will be available on Sport24 this season, which means travelers can truly immerse themselves in the excitement of the Championship thanks to TV production of the highest standard. It’s great that MotoGP fans will now be able to follow all the action on track whilst they are enjoying their holidays on a cruise or during their flights”.Other live action to be featured during 2013 on Sport24 also includes live coverage from the Barclays Premier League, the Bundesliga, US Masters golf, Formula 1, Wimbledon, the US Open, the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Series and London Finals.
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!