Red Bull will broadcast live images of the World rally Championship on its web site and the application from 2017, offering more rally fans the chance to watch next year’s series, which takes place free of charge.
Free coverage in great Britain has already been restricted to the highlights of the shows, with live broadcasts only to return a few months ago on Channel 5. However, the shows have been limited to Sunday, of the Power stages.
Red Bull’s online broadcasts, which will be available on Redbull.tv or via the Red Bull TV app, it is possible to see live images of the race on Saturday and provide some of the highlights of the shows for the rest of the weekend, giving UK fans access to more live WRC action as this has been available for over a decade.
“It is really exciting that the WRC will be broadcast on Red Bull TV next year,” said WRC legend and nine-time world champion, Sébastien Loeb, who is also a Red Bull athlete. “Fans will now have the chance to see the best of the coverage of some of the best motor sport in the world completely free of charge and at a time that suits them.”
The new season starts at the Monte Carlo rally in January. The first game of the season will bring a series of new cars to the scene (link below), with less restrictive regulations allowing the car to produce more power and to make use of additional support.
Red Bull first WRC programme will be broadcast at 9 a.m. on Friday, January 20, after the end of the first stage of the Rally of Monte-Carlo. All shows can also be watched on demand on Red Bull TV once they have aired.
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