MotoGP 2018 season will begin on Sunday, 25th March 2018 with the traditional Qatar MotoGP in Losail. In last couple of years MotoGP has picked up quite a viewership around the world and MotoGP parent company Dorna has promised to put together extensive coverage plans for 2018 onwards. Below is the list of channels broadcasting motoGP in 2018 worldwide.
MotoGP 2016 and 2017 seasons might not have lived up to 2015 standards but in terms of financial and TV coverage motoGP is on the right track with lucrative tv rights deal across the world. 2018 season will have most extensive tv coverage around the world with around 87 networks broadcasting live action in 207 territories, for the very first time in MotoGP history. We take a look at which channel will have live coverage in your part of the world.
- In United States beIN SPorts has the rights and they will be covering every grand prix live plus Moto2 and Moto3 coverage on delayed basis. While the Qualifying and Practice rounds will be available live through their website and mobile apps.
- UK viewers again will have every grand prix of MotoGP live shown on BT Sports and if you have BT sports subscription your dont need to pay anything extra to access MotoGP 2016 season. While ITV will broadcasting highlights from MotoGP races.
- Canadian viewers will get live action through “WorldSport” while highlights will be shown on french tv channel RDS.
Here are the list of channels and kind of coverage you can access through different channels in your part of the world.
|United States||beIN SPORTS (every grand prix race live, practice and qualify live through website/mobile app.|
|Canada||World Sport TV ( WSTV) will have sunday’s race live coverage for every grand prix while highlights will be available at RDS (French).|
|Australia||FoxSports (paid channel will have live coverage of every GP). Channel One will also broadcast australia gp and some other selective races live.|
|United Kingdom||BT Sports 2 will continue with its dedicated motogp coverage including every practice, qualifying, moto2,moto3 and motoGP race live & Highlights.|
|Africa||SuperSport will broadcast live action of every Grand Prix in South Africa and other African countries.|
|Middle-East||beIN Sports to broadcast each and every motogp grand prix of 2016 season live in middle-easter countries.|
|Asian Countries||FoxSports Asia to broadcast every race live in countries like (Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan and Philippines)|
|South America||ESPN Latin will have live coverage of MotoGP action in most of latin american countries except Brazil.|
|Caribbean||ESPN Caribbean set to broadcast sundays moto2,3 and MotoGP races live in Caribbean.|
|Brazil||SporTV will broadcast qualifying and race of every grand prix weekend.|
|Italy||Sky Italia (every grand prix week live). Cielo (delayed coverage of every race)|
|Germany||Eurosport 1 (9 races live on free to air channel). EuroSport 2 (Paid channel will every race live)|
|New Zealand||Sky NZ (paid channel will every motoGP weekend coverage)|
|Finland||Nelonen Sport Pro|
|Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania||Viasat 3|
|Indian-Sub Continent||TenSports (every grand prix live in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh etc)|
|Indonesia||Trans7 (Sunday races live, qualifying delayed)|
|Russia||AutoPlus (Every motoGP grand prix’s sunday live coverage)|
|Turkey||D-Smat (Sunday races live)|
|Japan||G+ (live sundays races)|
|China||StarSports (every grand prix coverage live) LeTV (online streams)|
|Belgium||EuroSport (paid channel with all grand prix live in french). RTBF to have some races live|
|Netherlands||EuroSport (paid channel every grand prix live). NOS (to broadcast dutch gp live)|