WHERE TO FOLLOW THE 6 HOURS OF SILVERSTONE ON TV

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WHERE TO FOLLOW THE 6 HOURS OF SILVERSTONE ON TV

 

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With the clock tick­ing down towards the start of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Cham­pi­onship sea­son – the 6 Hours of Sil­ver­stone, which takes place in the UK on Sun­day 17 April – the WEC has announced a com­pre­hen­sive and sig­nif­i­cant­ly upgrad­ed list of live tele­vi­sion cov­er­age to be shown via major broad­cast­ers around the world.

For those fans and fol­low­ers of motor­sport in gen­er­al, and of the WEC’s thrilling, action-packed, high per­for­mance races in par­tic­u­lar, who can­not be at the race in per­son, the fol­low­ing areas are where the WEC can be seen on TV.

EUROPE

LIVE and direct on the Europe-wide Eurosport 1 from 17H00 to 19H15 CET (16H00 to 18H15 BST) and the entire race on Motors TV.

AUSTRIA

ORF will show the entire race LIVE and direct.

FRANCE

Fol­low­ing yesterday’s excel­lent news about the new free-to-air WEC cov­er­age to be shown this sea­son by l’Equipe 21, French TV view­ers now have mul­ti­ple choic­es about how to fol­low the 6 Hours of Sil­ver­stone and the sev­en remain­ing 6-hour races.  L’Equipe 21 will broad­cast the start­ing grid live from 12Hh30 to 13H00 and the last hour of the race.  As a reminder, from Nür­bur­gring, all WEC races will be shown LIVE and in their entire­ty by the chan­nel. The race will also be shown on Eurosport 1 live from 17H00-19H15, and the whole race on Motors TV live and direct.

GERMANY

Eurosport 1’s cov­er­age of the key moments of the race, fea­tur­ing among oth­ers World Cham­pi­ons Porsche and chal­lengers Audi and Toy­ota, will be shown from 17H00 to 19H15 CETMotors TV will also show the race live in Ger­many.

UK

If the pas­sion­ate and loy­al fans of endurance rac­ing in Britain can’t be at Sil­ver­stone this week­end, they can watch some of the action on Eurosport 1 or 2 from 18H30 to 19H15 CET (17H30 to 18H15 BST) and the whole race live onMotors TV.  Also con­firmed for UK TV view­ers is live cov­er­age from Quest TV between 16H00 and 18H15.

THE AMERICAS

With the 6 Hours of Mex­i­co in Latin Amer­i­ca and the 6 Hours of Cir­cuit of The Amer­i­c­as in the USA this year, the WEC cov­er­age will be han­dled by the FOX net­work who have increased their com­mit­ment to the WEC with a ded­i­cat­ed team includ­ing vet­er­an broad­cast­ers Bob Var­sha and Calvin Fish for the Eng­lish-speak­ing cov­er­age.  The whole race will be shown live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2.

UNITED STATES, CANADA, CARIBBEAN

FOX Sports will broad­cast LIVE the entire race with the first two hours being on FOX Sports 1 and the sub­se­quent four hours on FOX Sports 2.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA

FOX Sport Latin 1 will show the first and last hour live.

MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

BEIN SPORTS– details to be con­firmed.

ASIA AND AUSTRALASIA

Fol­low­ing the entire 33-car field, but Japan’s Toy­ota Gazoo Rac­ing and the Chi­nese-entered Baxi DC Rac­ing Alpine in par­tic­u­lar, Eurosport and FOX Sports will broad­cast the race live and direct across the Pan-Asian region.

JAPAN

J-Sports has increased its cov­er­age to show the full race LIVE on J-Sports 3.

CHINA

LETV (IPTV) will be live to 80 mil­lion homes in Chi­na show­ing the full race, while CCTV5 will show news edits of the race with­in its huge­ly pop­u­lar Auto­times show.

AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

FOX Sports 5 will be show­ing the full race live and direct in Aus­tralia, cov­er­ing the begin­ning of Mark Webber’s title defence with Porsche.  In New Zealand view­ers can fol­low fel­low Porsche dri­ver and World Cham­pi­on Bren­don Hart­ley, as well as Richie Stan­away, on TV3.

 

OTHER BROADCASTS

In addi­tion to a num­ber of dif­fer­ent news access options across the UK and Europe, includ­ing the WEC’s dig­i­tal media part­ner Motorsport.com, fans world­wide can fol­low the race LIVE on HD with com­men­tary led by John Hind­haugh and Gra­ham Good­win, on the FIA WEC APP.

 

 

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