The NTT IndyCar Series announced on Tuesday that they have renewed their global broadcast partnership with broadcasters around the world. Sky Sports F1HD will continue to air the races live in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland and speaking about the news, Jack Harvey of Meyer Shank Racing commented saying:

“It’s mega. “For fans in England to see how high a level and a premium the NTT INDYCAR SERIES really is, it’s super important.”

Existing and renewal partnerships will bring the action of the series and its defiant athletes to Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Nordic countries, Latin America, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and Vietnam. New broadcast partners in other nations and regions will be announced soon.

Sky Sport in New Zealand will increase their coverage paying particular attention to Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon as the defending series champion aims to secure his seventh series title and second Indianapolis 500 win.

Sky Sport will also focus on new full-time NTT IndyCar Series driver Scott McLaughlin who will drive the No.3 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet and speaking about the news, McLaughlin said:

“The new commitment is massive. “I have a lot of support back home and not only for myself but for Will Power and Scott Dixon. For our friends and fans to see every session is fantastic. It’s going to be awesome.”

In Canada, Sportsnet return as the official broadcaster with two Canadian’s in the field this season as both James Hinchcliffe of Andretti Harding Steinbrenner Autosport and Dalton Kellett competing for AJ Foyt Racing full time this season. Speaking about the news, the Mayor of HinchTown commented saying:

“The support we’ve had from Canada has been incredible. “The fans are passionate. They’ll be excited to know where they’ll be able to watch the NTT INDYCAR SERIES this year.”

GAORA SPORTS will continue coverage in Japan, which has a passionate INDYCAR fanbase that follows reigning and two-time Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge winner Takuma Sato of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and speaking about the news, Sato said:

“Our fans have always wanted to have more information. “GAORA offers such great support. I’m really grateful.”

France’s CANAL+, the Netherlands’ Ziggo Sport, and Viaplay in the Nordic countries also are back to support their countrymen competing in the series. Speaking about the announcement, Ed Carpenter Racing’s Rinus Veekay commented saying:

“It’s hard for fans in the Netherlands to follow the series without Ziggo Sport. “I can really see the interest grow. It’s great and convenient for all of the fans back home.”

Sweden’s Felix Rosenqvist who has moved from Chip Ganassi Racing to Arrow McLaren SP commented saying:

We have a lot of INDYCAR fans in Sweden ever since Kenny Brack drove (1996-2005). You can really see that interest is waking back up when Marcus (Ericsson) and I joined the series. Viaplay has a good platform and good commentary, and it’s crucial for young drivers to help grow the passion in our country.

Territories – Channel

Australasia – Fox Sports Australia

Belgium – VOOsport

Canada – Sportsnet

France – CANAL+

Japan – GAORA SPORTS

Mexico – Claro

Myanmar – CANAL+

Netherlands – Ziggo Sport

New Zealand – Sky Sport

Nordics – V Sport and Viaplay

Pan LatAm – Claro Video

Portugal – Sport TV

Russia – Viasat Sport East

South Africa & SSA – Supersport

Sub-Saharan Africa – CANAL+

Spain – Movistar

UK and Ireland – Sky Sports F1

Vietnam – VSTV

The 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season gets underway next weekend from April 16-18 with Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park where seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson of Chip Ganassi Racing and Romain Grosjean of Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing’s Romain Grosjean will make their NTT IndyCar Series race debuts. For further information visit – http://indycar.com

 

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