Feb 21, 2013
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Teledeporte, TVE HD and RTVE.ES the new eni FIM Superbike World Championship Broadcaster for Spain
Phillip Island (Australia), Thursday 21 February 2013 - TelevisiÃ³n EspaÃ±ola and Dorna Group are pleased to announce an agreement made to broadcast the eni FIM World Superbike Championship for the next three seasons (2013-2015) on channels Teledeporte, TVE HP and RTVE.es. TV broadcast will be produced at TVEâ€™s set in Sant Cugat (Barcelona). Motorcycle journalist Marc MartÃn will be the main commentator, while former riders RubÃ©n Xaus and Joan Lascorz will join him with their technical comments.
TVEâ€™s sports channel Teledeporte will broadcast Superpole on Saturday and both Superbike races on Sunday. As long as it is feasible, it will also broadcast the World Supersport race. Apart from the races themselves, TVE will also make a preview TV program for each race with special reports, interviews and competition analysis. These programs will simultaneously broadcasted on TVEâ€™s high definition channel TVE HD.
TVEâ€™s journalist Marc MartÃn, already presenter of â€œConexiÃ³n TDPâ€ and â€œConexiÃ³n Motorâ€ at Teledeporte, will be the main World Superbike broadcast narrator. MartÃn, former commentator for MotoGPâ„¢ series since 2005 to 2011, will put voice and emotion on every World Superbike round. MartÃn will have the help of two well-known experts: RubÃ©n Xaus, active rider in the series from 1997 to 2011 and Joan Lascorz, rider from 2005 to 2012.
â€œWorld Superbike meant my whole life for many years and now I want to do my best as TV commentator in a world for which I feel a strong passionâ€ said RubÃ©n Xaus. At the same time, Joan Lascorz added: â€œIâ€™m really happy for joining this TV project. Iâ€™m sure I will be able to keep enjoying road racing from this new point of view. Sometimes you can feel even more emotion for racing through the TV because you can leave apart the high pressure of being a racer yourselfâ€.
RTVE.es will be also the reference on the Internet for eni FIM World Superbike Championship fans from Spain, thanks to a new dedicated website, whereby they can watch Tissot-Superpole, races and always find information up to date.
World Superbike Internet broadcast will be also completed with news, calendar, schedule, online contact with riders and commentatorsâ€™ blogs. The site will provide fans with a constant interaction through social networks and also via an all-new mobile phone app to follow the eni FIM World Superbike Championship, at