It will broadcast the event in over 50 European markets, with 32 of those being exclusive.

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Eurosport has secured a five-year extension with Dorna WSBK Organisation to the rights for the WorldSBK Championship.

The Motul Fim Superbike World Championship will be available in over 50 markets across Europe with localised and on-demand coverage. In 32 of those markets, Eurosport will be the exclusive home of the competition.

Eurosport will show the MOTUL FIM World Superbike Championship, as well as WorldSSP and WorldSSP300 classes, live across Europe on its channels Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 including extensive coverage of events throughout all WorldSBK sessions.

Live and on-demand streaming will also be available through the Eurosport app, and Eurosport’s channel on discovery+ in selected markets.

Exclusive and enhanced content will be brought to fans by presenters and commentators working on-site from the WorldSBK paddock at selected races.

Trojan Paillot, VP rights acquisition and syndication, Eurosport, said: “We have a rich heritage of screening the best motorsport races across Europe and are always looking to further expand our world-class portfolio of events to offer fans the greatest choice.

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“The World Superbike Championship features some of the most exhilarating racing on two wheels and by securing the exclusive long-term rights in more markets in Europe than anyone else, it reaffirms our reputation as the home of motorsport.”

Managing director of Dorna Sports, Manel Arroyo, added: “We are thrilled to renew and reinforce our historical partnership with Eurosport. This renewal will ensure that our Championship will be available to the largest audience of fans across Europe through one of the biggest sport broadcasters.

“The competition promises to be exceptional with fresh changes to the rules and Dorna is very excited to be bringing a new look WorldSBK to millions of people via Eurosport’s established audience.”

The 2021 WorldSBK Championship sees six-time winner Jonathan Rea looking to make it seven in the face of several title rivals.