MBC AC­TION GETS MENA RIGHTS TO FOR­MULA E.

MBC AC­TION AC­QUIRES RIGHTS TO BROAD­CAST NEXT TWO SEA­SONS IN 19 MENA TER­RI­TO­RIES

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MBC Ac­tion has ac­quired the rights to the live broad­cast of For­mula E races across the Mid­dle East and North Africa for the next two sea­sons.

The live cov­er­age on MBC Ac­tion will in­clude the fi­nal prac­tice ses­sion, qual­i­fy­ing shoot-out and the For­mula E-Prix race it­self, as well as post-race high­lights and pro­gram­ming be­tween races. MBC Ac­tion will also air preview seg­ments and a Street Rac­ers mag­a­zine show.

The rights ac­quired by MBC Ac­tion cover 19 ter­ri­to­ries in the re­gion. The broad­caster will also air the new Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY sup­port se­ries live across their chan­nels – the first pro­duc­tion bat­tery elec­tric ve­hi­cle cat­e­gory us­ing mod­i­fied road cars.

Me­dia and Busi­ness De­vel­op­ment Di­rec­tor of For­mula E, Ali Rus­sell, said: “We’re pleased to be bring­ing the ABB FIA For­mula E Cham­pi­onship to so many view­ers across the Mid­dle East and North Africa to­gether with MBC Ac­tion.”

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