The premier class of motorcycle road racing events which take place on road circuits are known as the Grand Prix motorcycle racing. Federation Internationale de Motorcyclisme (FIM) sanctions the events which started it’s journey for the first time, back in 1949. Official stats suggest that the championship has a direct audience of 2 and a half million. However, the overall online engagement involves as many as 340 million followers across the planet. In this article we will discuss about where to and how to watch and stream MotoGP Championship and American Flat Track live in United States.
Which Channels to Broadcast FIM MotoGP World Championship Live on US TV?
NBC Sports Network is the broadcasting home of the MotoGP World Championship races in United States. The popular sports network group made a multi year deal with the authority which will see them replacing beIN SPORTS as the TV broadcasting rightsholder of the events. Viewers can enjoy all the races through the network channels. However, only 5 of them will be available live.
Network will televise 4 races
with just one of them live
. The other races will be televised as tape delayed
, on the very same day but a few hours later. The network’s pay channel, NBCSN
will televise all the other races. Among those NBCSN broadcasting events, 4 races will be shown live
. The others will be broadcast as delayed coverage.
|Broadcasting TV Channel
||No. of Televised Races
||No. of Live Races
||Spanish GP, Aragon GP, Teruel GP, Valencia GP
||All (Except the Races on NBC)
||Andalucia GP (Live), Czech GP (Live), Austrian GP (Live), Styrian GP, San Marino GP, Emilia Romagna GP (Live), Catalunya GP, French GP, European GP.
How Can I Stream MotoGP Championship Live Via Online Streaming in USA?
Are you a diehard MotoGP fan? Do you feel unsatisfied with just 5 races shown live on NBC Sports network? Well, we’ve got a proper solution for you. Viewers can enjoy all the MotoGP races including all the sessions of those races live and on demand through MotoGP VideoPass. Undoubtedly, this is the best way to enjoy MotoGP races live. The features of the MotoGP VideoPass includes:
- Shows all the races live throughout the season.
- Provides every sessions including practices and qualifying.
- Doesn’t need any TV subscription.
- You can access into it from anywhere inside the country.
- Even if you miss the live action, you can enjoy it later whenever you want.
- On demand videos help watching highlights, replays of many past events.
- However, the service is a bit expensive. It’s monthly subscription fee is 34 US Dollar. On the contrary, the season pass costs 160 US Dollar. The pricing is based on 2020 campaign and is subject to change on different season.
Chart of MotoGP Online Streaming Sources in America:
|Online Streaming Service
||Available Races and Contents
||Facilities and Setbacks
|AT&T TV Now
||All the On TV Contents. 5 Races Live and Other as Delayed Coverage. (Practice Sessions and Qualifying Session Not Available)
||Monthly Subscription Fee starts from 54.99 US Dollar
||7 Days Free Trial, Variety of Packages
||Monthly Subscription Fee starts from 59.99 US Dollar
||7 Days Free Trial, Versatility of Sporting Actions
|Hulu+ Live TV
||Costs 54.99 US Dollar per Month
||7 Days Free Trial
||Costs 64.99 US Dollar per Month
||7 Days Free Trial
|Sling TV (Blue)
||NBC (Select Markets Only), NBCSN
||Sling Blue includes NBC network channels. The standalone package costs 30 USD per Month (20 USD for the first month)
||3 Days Free Trial, Comparatively Cheaper
||All the Races Live including all Practice and Qualifying Sessions. On Demand Videos, Highlights of Pas Events
||Monthly Subscription Fee 34 US Dollar. Season Subscription Fee 160 US Dollar.
||Only option to watch all the Races Live. Perfect Platform for MotoGP lovers.
- However, if you have cable or satellite TV connection at home, you still can enjoy the actions through online. NBCSports.com or NBC Sports App provides live streaming of all the on TV contents. The users just need to login with their details and they don’t need to pay even an extra penny, as the TV subscription to NBC Network channels is enough to enjoy this service.
Ways to Watch American Flat Track Live in United States:
The most popular American motorcycle racing series sanctioned by American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is known as the American Flat Track. NBCSN is the exclusive television broadcasting partner of the series within USA. However, the popular television channel doesn’t televise the live coverage. Rather it airs one hour coverage of all the 18 rounds as the delayed coverage. However, the live action is available through the following services:
NBC Sports Gold TrackPass:
The NBC Sports Gold TrackPass features live streaming of all the American Flat Track events. The service doesn’t demand any cable TV subscription. The entire package includes grassroots racing and high speed actions from ARCA, IMSA, NASCAR and plenty more along with all the AFT events. Subscribers will have to pay 4.99 US Dollar to purchase the monthly plan of the entire package. However, the package also has an annual plan which charges 44.99 US Dollar. The service also provides free trial opportunity periodically, which lets the potential new subscribers to enjoy many past highlights and contents completely free.
If you are only an AFT fan and the subscription fee of the TrackPass seems a bit costly for you, then you can simply go for the AFT package. This package excludes all other sporting events of the TrackPass but will be enough to provide you live streaming of all the American Flat Track events. The introductory rate has been set for the package by the authority in 2020. The monthly subscription fee of the package is as less as 1.99 US Dollar while the yearly plan makes the subscribers pay 10.99 US Dollar. AFT package is very much cheap and is the perfect platform for the American Flat Track loving fans within the country.
Apart from these, NBCSN also televises delayed coverage of Superbike World Championship races in United States. In 2020, the channel has shown 7 races from the SBK Championship.