Eurosport will provide exclusive coverage of the race across its channels and digital platforms, including discovery+
Discovery is to expand its coverage of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race as part of a renewed agreement with the FIA World Endurance Championship and media rights partner, Infront.
Eurosport will provide exclusive coverage of 24 Hours of Le Mans - motorsport’s oldest race – across its channels and digital platforms in more than 50 markets across Europe.
Discovery’s MotorTrend TV will show exclusive coverage for US viewers with the action available on Velocity in Canada.
Meanwhile, discovery+ will also screen the race via Eurosport and MotorTrend TV in available markets.
Nine-time champion Tom Kristensen continues in his role as expert for Eurosport for the 2021 season.
Trojan Paillot, VP Rights Acquisitions and Syndication, Eurosport said: “24 Hours of Le Mans is steeped in history as one of the world’s most prestigious sporting events and is a race that forms a key part of our live motorsport offering for fans.
“Combining our deep sports expertise and storytelling ability with Discovery’s global scale, we’re pleased our renewed agreement with Infront will see us continue to screen the best motorsport events to millions, further expanding the reach of Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship to the widest possible audience.”
The 89th edition of 24 Hours of Le Mans is set to take place on 21-22 August as part of World Endurance Championship Season 9.
PICTURED: Alex Lynn and Nicki Thim, Le Mans 2020 (Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER_AFP via Getty Images)