autospor[T]weets – WRC News: ESPN lands WRC broadcast deal

ESPN will screen this year’s World Rally Championship in what the sport’s commercial boss Simon Long has described as a ‘pioneering’ agreement.

It had been hoped the WRC would return to terrestrial television in the UK in 2011 – with a deal with the Five station said to have come close to delivering that – but the sport remains on satellite, albeit with more coverage than ever.

via – WRC News: ESPN lands WRC broadcast deal.

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