Posted Tue Jan 17, 2017 at 04:30 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The automotive SVOD/OTT service will stream the upcoming competition.
TEN: The Enthusiast Network has announced an exclusive North American streaming partnership with Race of Championships (ROC). As part of the agreement, the competition will be streamed through Motor Trend OnDemand.
"We are thrilled to partner with the Race Of Champions," said Bobby Akin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Original Programming, TEN: The Enthusiast Network. "This event is truly the 'Olympics of Racing' and holds a storied tradition in the motorsports world as the best of the best to compete in identical cars. We could not be more excited to bring all the action for viewers to enjoy through Motor Trend OnDemand."
The ROC event brings together some of the world's greatest drivers from motorsport's major disciplines – including Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, Le Mans, MotoGP, Touring Cars, World Rally and action sports – and sets them free to battle head-to-head in identical machinery. The top racers in the world will compete in the race including Kurt Busch, Alexander Rossi, Travis Pastrana, James Hinchcliffe, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Sebastian Vettel, Juan Pablo Montoya, Tony Kanaan and more. Competition takes place over two days: first on Saturday, January 21 with the individual Race Of Champions itself featuring a flat-out battle for individual glory. Then on Sunday, January 22 the ROC Nations Cup will pair drivers in teams based on nationality to bid for the title of ‘World’s Fastest Nation’. This year, the U.S. will take on the rest of the world in a special contest in celebration of the host venue and first ever ROC event in the U.S.
Motor Trend OnDemand users in the US, Canada, and Pertro Rico will be able to stream the race through their desktops or the iOS and Android apps. Live races will be streamed on January 21 and live race highlights will be streamed after the race on January 22.
The Motor Sport OnDemand service offers more than 1,500 hours of automotive content, including original programming, motorsports, and historical archives. Likewise, Motor Trend OnDemand provides exclusive first-look access, bonus episodes, and behind-the-scenes footage from its popular lineup of original programming like 'Roadkill,' 'Head 2 Head,' 'Dirt Every Day,' 'Ignition,' 'Hot Rod Garage,' and more.
Motor Trend OnDemand is available as a standalone app for Xbox One, Xbox 360, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Roku, and Android devices, as well as the web. Likewise, the service is also available as an add-on subscription for Amazon Prime members. New members can sign up for a free 30-day trial now.
Source: Motor Trend OnDemand
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