- Viacom18 secures exclusive rights to live-stream MotoGP races in India.
- Indian viewers can watch MotoGP live on JioCinema and Sports18.
- 2023 MotoGP season will feature 21 races across 18 countries, with India hosting its first race in September.
MotoGP is now available in India, thanks to Viacom18’s exclusive rights to live-stream the race. In addition, coverage of premier class motorbike racing will begin today (March 24) with the Portuguese GP.
In addition, Indian viewers can watch MotoGP live on JioCinema and Sports18. This high-level motorcycle racing event will be broadcast live on Friday and Saturday, with practise sessions on Friday and Saturday, qualifying and a sprint race on Saturday, and the main race on Sunday.
Furthermore, the 2023 MotoGP season will be the largest series to date, with 21 races spread across 18 countries. In addition, the 14th round of the 2023 MotoGP will be held in India for the first time, between September 22 and 24.
Mr Hursh Shrivastava, Head of Strategy and Partnerships, Viacom18 Sports, said of the racing event, “MotoGP is one of the most dramatic racing events in the world, and Indian sports fans are in for a treat as the series makes its historic debut in India this September.”
That being said, the MotoGP World Championship is the highest level of motorcycle racing on the planet, with the world’s most skilled riders competing against each other on the fastest prototype motorcycles made by leading manufacturers.
“We are confident that Viacom18 is the ideal partner to showcase the exhilarating sport of MotoGP in India,” said Mr Pushkar Nath Srivastava, COO of FairStreet Sports, the promoters of the India race and the Broadcasting Rights licensee.
He also mentioned that Viacom18’s reach on both television and OTT platforms, as well as their commitment to launching and promoting sports, aligns with Fair Street Sports’ vision for MotoGP’s historic debut in the country.
It is also worth noting that the Moto2 and Moto3 races will take place on Indian soil, with a total of 80 riders and 40 teams competing. The MotoGP class, on the other hand, features 11 teams and 22 riders competing for the top step of the podium.
The premier-class motorbike racing event will make its debut in India during the 2023 MotoGP season, and as a result, we expect the sport’s popularity to grow in the country.