Sky Sports To Show All IndyCar Series Sessions LIVE In The UK
Sky Sports announced on Friday that they have been granted the broadcasting rights to the NTT IndyCar Series for the UK.
The new deal will see Sky Sports F1 show all 17 races live including every practice and qualifying session.
The agreement will also see Sky Sports show the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on May 26 LIVE.
President of Hulman and Company, the owners of IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Mark Miles said:
We are pleased to reach a deal with Sky Sports to showcase the NTT IndyCar Series on the Sky Sports F1 channel for the next several seasons. INDYCAR values the commitment Sky and NBC have made to the series and the support of Comcast-NBCUniversal to help make this deal possible. We look forward to starting our season next week.
Steven Smith, Director of Content and Production said:
The NTT IndyCar Series is one of the most thrilling competitions in motor racing, crowned by the world renowned ‘Indy 500’, and it’s great to be able to work with our new partners at NBC to bring it to a whole new audience here in the UK and Ireland. Alongside our biggest ever season of F1, it will be part of an incredible line-up of motor racing on Sky Sports this year.”