Eurosport to increase coverage of Blancpain GT Series in 2015

Next season, the Blancpain GT Series will see more extensive television coverage on the Eurosport network. Both the Blancpain Sprint Series and Blancpain Endurance Series will enjoy a combination of live broadcasts and highlight reports, both in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Full live coverage for the Blancpain Sprint Series

Fans will have the opportunity to follow the complete Blancpain Sprint Series live on Eurosport in Europe across 54 countries. The Main Races of the Nogaro, Moscow, Misano and the Baku World Challenge events will be broadcast on Eurosport, while Brands Hatch, Zolder and Algarve get a slot on Eurosport 2. With a 26’ highlight programme on Tuesday after every race weekend and a 52’ season review, every fan of high-level GT racing will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the exciting Sprint Series.

Blancpain Sprint Series’ fans in 16 countries of the Asia-Pacific region will have even more opportunities to watch the exciting races, since Eurosport Asia-Pacific will show every 26’ highlight program three times.

52’ Highlight programme after every Blancpain Endurance Series race

The Blancpain Endurance Series get its share of Eurosport broadcasts too. After every race, a 52’ highlight programme will be shown on both Eurosport and Eurosport 2, together with three broadcasts of the highlight programmes on Eurosport Asia-Pacific. Obviously, there will be a season review as well.

The Total 24 Hours of Spa - the jewel in the crown of the Blancpain Endurance Series – will have extensive coverage. Both Eurosport and Eurosport 2 will make sure that racing fans will not have to miss a single crucial moment of the endurance classic during the weekend of 25-26 July, showing up to 3 hours of live action.

Stephane Ratel (CEO and Founder of SRO Motorsports Group): “Part of organising a great series is to make sure that it enjoys the television coverage it deserves. We find it very important that our numerous fans across the globe get the opportunity to watch our races. That is why I am very happy to have concluded an agreement with the Eurosport network who reach 146 million homes across 70 countries, numbers which are very valuable to our teams and partners as well.”

Olivier Fisch (Managing Director of Eurosport Events): “Motorsports is embedded in Eurosport’s DNA. We have extensive experience and a deep understanding in covering these fantastic events. We look forward to bringing all the high octane action to the fans."

2015 Blancpain GT Series Calendar

11th -12th March: Official Blancpain Endurance Series Test Days Paul Ricard17th -18th March: Official Blancpain Sprint Series Test Days Misano4th -6th April: Nogaro (Fra) – Sprint11th -12th April: Monza (Ita) – Endurance 3 hours9th -10th May: Brands Hatch (UK) – Sprint23rd -24th May: Silverstone (UK) – Endurance 3 hours5th -7th June: Zolder (Bel) - Sprint19th -20th June: Paul Ricard 1000 (Fra) – Endurance 1000 kms24th June: Official Test Day Total 24 Hours of Spa (Bel) – Endurance3rd -5th July: Moscow City (Rus) - Sprint 23rd -26th July: Total 24 Hours of Spa (Bel) – Endurance 24 hours4th -6th September: Algarve (Por) – Sprint 19th -20th September: Nürburgring (Deu) – Endurance 3 hours2nd -4th October: Misano (Ita) – Sprint 24th -25th October: Baku World Challenge (Aze) - Sprint

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