ESPN PLAYER TO FEATURE FORMULA E SEASON-FINALE
- Live streaming sports platform delivers two-day coverage of FIA Formula E VISA London ePrix via new Formula E channel
ESPN Player will deliver live and on-demand coverage of the final race of the Formula E Season in London to fans in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe including Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Having raced at iconic street circuits across the globe in some of the world’s greatest cities including Beijing, Buenos Aires, Paris and Berlin, the FIA Formula E Championship will take place in Battersea Park, London, on July 2 and July 3, for the conclusion of the 2015/16 season.
Drivers including racing stars Bruno Senna, Jean-Eric Vergne, Sebastien Buemi, Nelson Piquet Jr and Nick Heidfeld will take on one of the world’s trickiest circuits. Rounds 10 and 11 of the FIA Formula E Championship will run back-to-back over the weekend, each day with a practice and qualifying session and race.
Available on desktop, iPad and Samsung Smart TVs, ESPN Player’s coverage will bring viewers all the action from both races, where either Lucas di Grassi or Buemi will succeed Piquet Jr. as the champion of the world’s first all-electric single-seater series.
Charly Classen, Charly Classen, General Manager, ESPN – Europe, Middle East and Africa, commented: “ESPN Player delivers great motorsport coverage and we are thrilled to add the final race of the Formula E Season here in London. Formula E has quickly proven to be a thrilling, innovative and highly compelling racing series and we are thrilled to bring the pinnacle of its season to fans in these important emerging markets as ESPN Player continues to grow.”
Ali Russell, Director of Media, Formula E commented: “We’re delighted to be working with ESPN across the MENA region to further extend our reach to Formula E fans. ESPN Player is a great platform to showcase the final rounds around London’s Battersea Park.”
Formula E fans from the Middle East, North Africa, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Slovakia can subscribe to watch the closely fought, highly anticipated action from the two-day Championship decider on ESPN Player. Visit ESPNPlayer.com for more information and to subscribe to the ESPN Player Formula E Season pass for $6.99.