FIM Asia Road Racing Championship Inks Partnership with EverSport.tv, Premiere Live Streaming Platform
LOS GATOS, CA - 3/25/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) -- The 2016 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) will now have a new online home at EverSport.tv. EverSport and ARRC announced an exclusive multi-year partnership today to bring the championships to all global regions through the EverSport streaming platform, syndication network and via their smart embed player, which will be embedded directly on the FIM ARRC website.
The on-track drama of each race will live on the EverSport platform and be available on web and mobile.
“We chose to partner with Eversport because they have a sophisticated OTT solution to bring our race to many new fans in and outside of Asia," said Ron Hogg, Promotions Director of Two Wheels Motor Racing, the race promoters of the ARRC.
EverSport is an innovative media company that provides a best-in-breed streaming platform proven to grow rights holders' audience and revenues more effectively than any other platform by harnessing the power of syndication, marketing and social media.
“We are thrilled to add the ARRC to our fast growing motor and action sports portfolio, as this will be an exciting Championship for fans around the world to watch,” said Wayne Sieve, CEO of EverSport.
Catch the live broadcast from Round 1 at the legendary Johor Circuit in Malaysia from April 1st through the April 2nd. Check EverSport.tv for the latest schedule.
With its launch featuring the streaming of the 2014 Asian Games, EverSport.tv has quickly become the premier streaming partner to sports rights holders. The company was founded by a strong set of talented entrepreneurs and visionaries. Co-founders Wayne Sieve and Carl Kirchhoff have each been in the sports business for 20 years, including key leadership roles at Yahoo! Sports, TEAM Marketing AG, and UStream. Investors include Brian Bedol, founder of Classic Sports Network and College Sports Television, which were both sold to ESPN and CBS respectively and Lee Ann Daly, former Executive Vice President of Marketing for ESPN.
About FIM Asia Road Racing Championship:
Introduced in 1996, the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship is the largest motorcycle racing series in the Asian region. The production series features three open-make categories (SuperSports 600cc, Asia Production 250cc and Underbone 130cc) as well as two developmental single-make platforms (Honda's Asia Dream Cup and the Suzuki Asian Challenge).
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