MN’S owner buys Mo­tors TV chan­nel

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MN’S owner Mo­tor­sport Net­work has closed a deal to ac­quire the Mo­tors TV chan­nel.

Mo­tors TV reaches more than 30 mil­lion homes and has 700 live events. It will form the back­bone of mo­tor­sport.tv, a broad­cast net­work cov­er­ing mo­tor­sport and per­for­mance mo­tor­ing.

The re­vised chan­nel will grad­u­ate to full HD in March, with con­tent also avail­able for stream­ing and via sys­tems such as Ap­ple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku.

“The in­vest­ment will en­able us to cre­ate the very first ded­i­cated broad­cast ‘home’ in our ex­pert ar­eas of per­for­mance mo­tor­ing and mo­tor­sport,” said Mo­tor­sport Net­work chair­man Zak Brown.

The mo­tor­sport.tv plat­form will also feature a video on de­mand ser­vice.

“We have a sim­ple three-point mis­sion to de­liver new con­tent in bet­ter qual­ity avail­able ev­ery­where at any time,” said Mo­tors TV founder Jean-luc Roy.

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