Motorsport

CSM signs Carmen Jorda

Carmen Jorda, the Spanish driver, has joined CSM, who will exclusively represent Jorda in her motorsport and commercial activities.

Jorda, aged 29, is one of just 11 women to have been part of the driver line up with a Formula One team. She has driven for the Renault Sport Formula One Team, competed in GP3, the Le Mans Series and Firestone Indy Lights.

Motor Trend OnDemand launches in the UK

TEN: The Enthusast Network has announced it will be distributing American automotive subscription video service, Motor Trend OnDemand across the UK and Europe.

Fans in the UK and Europe will now be able to choose and watch over a thousand hours of live racing via their phones, tablets or desktop computers, including the 24-Hour Nurburgring, Blancpain GT series, FIA Formula 3, FIM Motorcycle Racing, Virgin Australia Supercars and the Pirelli World Challenge.

Motor Trend OnDemand’s expansion into the European market has been driven by its US service which launched in 2016.

talkSPORT 2 secures MotoGP rights

talkSPORT 2, the new 24-hour national sports radio, has secured exclusive UK radio rights to the remaining races of the 2016 MotoGP season.

In addition, the station will also broadcast every MotoGP race in 2017 as well as a significant number of Moto2 and Moto3 races.

As well as the live coverage on talkSPORT 2, there will be previews and reviews of every race on talkSPORT. It is the first time any major motorsport has been broadcast on national commercial radio in the UK.

DS joins Virgin Racing Formula E team

The Virgin Racing Formula E team and the DS brand have announced a new partnership that will see the creation of the DS Virgin Racing team ahead of the 2015/16 FIA Formula E season.

With constructors able to develop their own powertrains in season two of the FIA Formula E season, the partnership will see the French luxury automobile brand, owned by Citroen, work with Virgin Racing Engineering to develop the race car.

The Big Interview: Sam Bird

Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird speaks to sportindustry.biz about the first season of Formula E racing and his relationship with Sir Richard Branson and the Virgin Group.

The inaugural season of Formula E comes to a close this weekend in London. How successful do you think this new concept of electric-car racing has been?

Visa Europe joins Formula E grid

Visa Europe has signed a short-term sponsorship to become the official payment services partner of three FIA Formula E races this year, including the season finale in London.

The European division of the global payment provider will sponsor the Monaco, Berlin and London events in this year’s edition of the all-electric racing series.

Formula E’s inaugural season will culminate with a double-header in the England capital on 27th and 28th June.

Lycamobile renews Powerboat P1 deal

Lycamobile has announced that it is renewing its sponsorship with Powerboat P1, following a successful first year for Lycamobile as P1’s commercial partner.

Under the terms of the enhanced deal Lycamobile will enter a team, named Lycamobile Racing, in the P1 SuperStock championship in the UK and US, with a fully branded boat.

Meanwhile, Lycamobile’s sister travel company, Lycafly, will be the official travel provider for the Powerboat P1 SuperStock and AquaX championships.

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