MotoGP 2021 TV Coverage (Worldwide)

MotoGP TV CoverageGrand Prix motorcycle racing is the premier class of motorcycle road racing events taking place on road circuits. The inaugural edition of the competition took place in 1949 and since then has achieved ever growing popularity. The events are sanctioned by Federation Internationale de Motorcyclisme (FIM) and report suggest that, they have a direct audience of two and a half million. Nevertheless, more than 340 million viewers across the globe watch the events on TV. In this content, we will list out the broadcasters of MotoGP racing events for 2021.

MotoGP 2021 Broadcasting Channels:

Europe:

Country or Region Broadcasting Networks Type of Broadcasters Language Broadcasting Details
Albania RTSH Free Albanian Qualifying and Final Race Live
Andorra, Spain DAZN Pay Spanish All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Austria, Germany Servus TV Free German Qualifying and Final Race Live
DAZN Pay All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Belgium Eurosport Pay Dutch All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
RTBF Free German Final Race Live
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia Sport Klub Pay Serbian or Croatian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Bulgaria MaxSport Pay Bulgarian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Czech Republic, Slovakia Nova Sport Pay Czech or Slovak Practice Session- 2, 3; Qualifying and Final Race Live
Cyprus CytaVision Pay Greek Qualifying and Final Race Live
Denmark TV3 Sport Pay Danish Qualifying and Final Race (Live or Delayed)
Estonia TV3 Sport Pay Estonian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Finland C More Sport Pay Finnish All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
France Canal+ Pay French All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Greece Cosmote Sport Pay Greek All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Hungary Spiler TV Pay Hungarian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Ireland BT Sport Pay English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Italy Sky Sport Pay Italian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
DAZN Pay
TV8 Free Qualifying and Final Race (Live or Delayed)
Kosovo Art Sport Pay Albanian Qualifying and Final Race (Live)
Latvia TV3 Sport Pay Latvian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Liechtenstein SRG SSR Free German, French and Italian Qualifying and Final Race (Live)
Lithuania TV3 Sport Pay Lithuanian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Luxembourg Eurosport Pay Dutch All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Malta Total Sport Network Pay Maltese Qualifying and Final Race Live
Netherlands Eurosport Pay Dutch All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
NOS Free Final Race (Live or Delayed) (Dutch GP Only)
North Macedonia Sport Klub Pay Macedonian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Norway Viasat Motor Pay Norwegian or Swedish All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Poland Polsat Sport Pay Polish All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Portugal Sport TV Pay Portuguese All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Romania Digi Sport, Look Sport Pay Romanian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Russia Motorsport.tv Pay Russian Qualifying and Final Race Live
San Marino Sky Sport Pay Italian All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
DAZN Pay
TV8 Free Qualifying and Final Race (8 Races Live, Others are shown Delayed)
Slovenia Kanal A Free Slovenian Qualifying and Final Race Live
Sweden Viasat Motor Pay Swedish All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Switzerland SRG SSR Free German, French and Italian Qualifying and Final Race Live
DAZN Pay German All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Canal+ Pay French
Turkey S Sport Pay Turkish Final Race Live
United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland) BT Sport Pay English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Quest TV Free Final Race Highlights
  • Sport Klub broadcasts the actions live in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia as well as North Macedonia. The only difference is in the broadcasting language.
  • Popular over the top streaming platform, DAZN enjoys the right in Austria, Andorra, Germany, Italy, San Marino and Spain.
  • BT Sport is the broadcasting source in both United Kingdom as well as in Ireland while Quest TV also televises a portion of the actions within UK.

Americas:

Country or Region Broadcasting Networks Type of Broadcasters Language Broadcasting Details
Brazil Fox Sports Pay Portuguese All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Canada Yet To Be Determined TBD English and French TBD
Caribbean ESPN Caribbean Pay English Qualifying and Final Race Live
Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Others) ESPN Latin America Pay Spanish Qualifying and Final Race Live
United States of America, Puerto Rico NBC Sports Pay English Final Races (Five Races Live, Others are Shown Delayed)
  • In United States, NBC Sports televises around 4 races each season with only 1 of them being broadcast live.
  • All other races are shown through NBCSN with 4 of them being shown live.
  • The broadcasting right in Canada for the 2021 MotoGP season, hasn’t been confirmed yet. The right is yet to be grabbed by any broadcasting network.
  • ESPN, the richest sports broadcasting networks enjoying the right both in Caribbean Islands as well as in Latin America.

Asia, Oceania and Pacific:

Country or Region Broadcasting Networks Type of Broadcasters Language Broadcasting Details
Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam Fox Sports Asia Pay English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Australia One Free English Final Race Live
Network Ten Free Qualifying and Final Race Live (Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix only)
Fox Sports Pay All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
China Guangdong Television Free Chinese Qualifying and Final Race Live
Tencent Internet Chinese Qualifying and Final Race Live
Star Sports Pay English Qualifying and Final Race Live
Indian Sub-Continent (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan) Eurosport Pay English Qualifying and Final Race Live
Indonesia Trans 7 Free English Qualifying (Delayed) and Final Race (Live)
Japan G+ Pay Japanese Qualifying and Final Race Live
Nippon TV Free Final Race Only (Japanese GP Live, Other Races Delayed)
Hulu Pay / OTT Qualifying and Final Race Live
New Zealand Sky Sport NZ Pay English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Papua New Guinea Fox Sports Asia Pay English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
South Korea Star Sports Pay English Qualifying and Final Race Live
Thailand PPTV Free Thai Final Race Live

Middle East and Africa:

Country or Region Broadcasting Networks Type of Broadcasters Language Broadcasting Details
Israel Sport 5 Pay Hebrew Practice Session- 2, 3; Qualifying and Final Race Live
Sub-Saharan Africa (South Africa, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe) SuperSport Pay English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Canal+ Pay French All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
Middle East and North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen) MotoGP VideoPass (No “On TV Broadcasting”) Online Streaming English All the Practice Sessions, Qualifying and Final Race Live
  • No TV Channel has gained the broadcasting right in Middle East and North Africa, thus the viewers from this region, will have to catch the actions live through MotoGP VideoPass.

Online Streaming Options and Costs:

  • Viewers in United States, who do have TV subscription to NBC networks channels, but want to catch the actions live through online streaming via NBCSports.com or NBC Sports App. These two options deliver all the live on TV contents and the users don’t need to pay any extra penny at all.
  • Cord cutters can still catch the actions live through various online streaming platforms. NBCSN and NBC Sports are available through all the 5 major streaming media in the country. One can find the actions live through AT&T TV Now, fubo TV, Hulu+ Live TV, Sling TV Blue as well as YouTube TV.
  • AT&T TV Now, fubo TV (Family plan), Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV each of these options starting packages charge 65 US Dollar per month. However, Sling Blue is available at lot more cheaper rate as the service only costs 35 US Dollar per month at this moment.
  • The best option for the US based viewers to watch the MotoGP actions live is: MotoGP VideoPass. It is the only option to watch all the races live. The programming includes: all the practice sessions, qualifying session as well as the final race. The service can be subscribed on both monthly and full season basis. The monthly plan has a subscription fee of 34 US Dollar per while the full season pass costs 170 US Dollar.
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