MIAMI, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorsport.com continues to add to one of the world's largest motorsports online media portfolios as the company today announced it has signed rights to produce and distribute an online video program entitled "Inside the WEC."
Gérard Neveu, CEO of the World Endurance Championship, said: "The WEC is attracting a lot of media attention and we are pleased that Motorsport.com has decided to produce and broadcast this video series entitled, 'Inside the WEC'. The global reach of Motorsport.com, and the fact that the video will be available in several languages apart from English, will help broaden the appeal of the WEC around the world. We look forward to following this excellent series of videos throughout the 2015 season."
The agreement includes territorial rights for non-live distribution within North America and represents the second online video program for Motorsport.com, which also includes the popular "Inside Grand Prix" series. By 2016, Motorsport.com is positioned to have the largest motorsports video library in the world.
The next episode of "Inside the WEC" is scheduled to be online May 6, 2015 highlighting the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps and remains available on demand at Motorsport.tv.
"Beginning with the season-opening race in Silverstone to the finale in Bahrain, Motorsport.com is dedicated in providing the most comprehensive WEC content in the world," said Scott Sebastian, vice-president of public relations and marketing, Motorsport.com. "Adding 'Inside the WEC' to the popular Motorsport.com family of video series' further expands our international reach in providing our audience the greatest online motorsports content in the world."
Produced by seven-time Emmy award-winning producer Robert Lyon, "Inside the WEC" presented by Motorsport.com, will take viewers inside the world of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) featuring post-race recaps, driver interviews and highlights for each 2015 WEC event. The video series will soon be available in 10 different languages.
Motorsport.com is an international network of online motor sports content, multi-national platforms, world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide. Powered by passion and fueled by award-winning, cutting-edge technology, Our One Team, One World approach to motorsports content is staffed 24 hours, seven days a week and is updated continuously throughout the day. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, and in bureaus around the world, our 2015 global expansion will include entries in 14 countries in 10 different languages.
About the World Endurance Championship
Now in its fourth season, the WEC will visit eight different countries in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East and include the world's premier motorsport event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. The championship started in the UK, with the winners of the 6 Hours of Silverstone receiving the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy which was first awarded 110 years ago in 1905. Round 2 took place in Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps. After Le Mans there will be a new race in Germany at the world famous Nürburgring followed by races in the USA at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas, Fuji International Speedway in Japan, the Shanghai International Circuit in China and conclude at the Bahrain International Circuit in the Middle East. The WEC brings the 'Spirit of Le Mans' to the world stage. For more information visit www.fiawec.com