MotoGP™ announces new Amazon Exclusive docuseries
MotoGP™ and Prime Video set to take viewers behind the scenes during a spectacular, history-making season
Thursday, 25 November 2021
Dorna Sports is delighted to announce a new Amazon Exclusive docuseries following the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship. Produced by THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO, in collaboration with Dorna, the Prime Video series will premiere in 2022 and takes viewers behind the scenes of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing Championship, showing MotoGP™ as never seen before.
The new series will feature eight 50-minute episodes that follow some of the biggest names in the sport, including MotoGP™ Legend Valentino Rossi (Petronas Yamaha SRT), eight-time World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), newly crowned 2021 Champion Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP), runner up Francesco ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo team), 2020 Champion Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team), as well as team managers and key figures within the paddock. The series will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in France, Italy and Spain, and in more than 150 countries and territories in 2022 including the UK and the USA.
With unprecedented access, the series will take viewers behind doors that, until now, have often been closed. From training sessions to team meetings and everything in between, the sporting and personal side of MotoGP™ will take viewers on a journey through the pinnacle of motorcycle racing, offering unique insight into the day-to-day workings of the teams and riders.
Barry Furlong, VP Prime Video EU: “MotoGP is a demanding, impressive sport with a global fanbase and we’re sure that this new Amazon Exclusive production will not disappoint the fans. We are delighted to continue the collaboration between THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO and Prime Video to create quality content with global sports stars.”
Laura Fernández Espeso, CEO of THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO: “The collaboration with Dorna and the support of Amazon Prime Video have been decisive in launching this series. We believe that it will appeal not only to fans of motorcycling, but to all viewers interested in a good story, in this case of triumph and sacrifice both in sporting and in personal terms, which we are able to show thanks to the unique access that, for the first time, the protagonists of the championship have given to our production team.”
Manel Arroyo, Chief Commercial Officer at Dorna Sports: “The close collaboration between all parties, and this project with Mediapro and Prime Video, more than ensures that it will be a success. During this intense season, which ended in Valencia, the work between Dorna and THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO has been constant, with the idea of extracting the best and most outstanding moments of each Grand Prix of the season. The help of the six manufacturers, the teams and the riders will help us see and enjoy so many things that, until now, have remained behind closed doors, creating a product that will live up to the impressive quality and experience of their previous productions and documentaries.”
The new Amazon Exclusive joins an incredible collection of sports content already available on Prime Video, including All or Nothing: Manchester City, Six Dreams, and the likes of Amazon Exclusive Fernando, following legendary racing driver and double Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso.
Prime members will be able to watch on the Prime Video app on Smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, consoles, Chromecast Vodafone TV and on primevideo.com
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About THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO
The Mediapro Studio is the creation, production and distribution factory of the Mediapro Groups’ content. The Mediapro Studio is responsible for the commissions of high-quality global projects, developed together with great talents of renowned national and international prestige like Paolo Sorrentino, Woody Allen, Isabel Coixet, Ran Tellem, Oliver Stone, Daniel Burman, Fernando León de Aranoa, Iván Escobar, Javier Fesser, Patricio Guzmán, Borja Cobeaga, Diego San José, Marc Cistaré, Manuel Huerga, Ernesto Daranas, Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn, Laura Belloso, Marc Vigil, Fernando González Molina, Javier Olivares and Ruth García, among others. The Mediapro Studio has 56 offices in 4 continents, 14 which develop and produce contents and currently has 34 series underway with a global investment of 200 million euros to produce series, movies, entertainment programs, short formats and documentaries. The Mediapro Studio Works with key industry operators like HBO, Netflix, Amazon, DirectTV, Fox, Viacom, Yle or Disney and its productions have achieved several international awards, such as 2 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, multiple Goya awards and 2 Daytime Emmy Awards.