Published on May 9th, 2015 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Formula Masters China Series Gets Worldwide Reach In 2015
Formula Masters China Series, China and Asia’s leading international junior single-seater series, is expanding its reach to audiences worldwide through comprehensive television coverage which showcases all the thrilling race action, while taking fans behind the scenes to meet some of the region’s most exciting young talents.
In collaboration with Series partner China Television Service (CTVS), FMCS helps shine the global spotlight on its motorsport stars of tomorrow, drawing attention from television audiences close to home in China and Asia, as well as further afield. From Round 2, which takes place from June 5-7 in Shanghai, onwards, FMCS highlights will be shown on Fox Sports in fixed time slots: fans can catch all the action the Saturday after the race on Fox Sports 2, and three and four days later, on the Tuesday at 7:30pm China Standard Time (CST), and Wednesday at 3pm CST, on Fox Sports 3.
FMCS also extends its reach to North Africa and the Middle East on free-to-air satellite channel Gear One. The six-round, 18-race championship will also be featured on LeTV. Each highlights show is also available on-demand online at www.formulamasterschina.com, as well as on the official FMCS YouTube and Youku pages.
CTVS, China and Asia’s leading motorsport television and live broadcasting service provider, is an official media partner of FMCS and the partnership between the two has expanded into its second year: from June’s Races 4-6, one of the FMCS Tatuus FA010 cars will carry CTVS livery, reminding fans to tune in to one of the superbly-edited highlights shows. Each 30-minute programme is jam-packed with thrilling track battles, as well as informative and entertaining features which go behind the scenes, taking fans to the heart of the series.
“We are delighted to once again partner with CTVS for the Formula Masters China Series 2015, and thank them for their support as an official media partner in helping to showcase the series and our drivers through traditional and online broadcasts,” said Dominic Lyncker, Senior Director, Group Sports Car, Motorsport and Car Culture Department, Volkswagen Group China. “FMCS drivers hail from around the world and the diversity of the field creates a highly competitive series, but also sets an international benchmark for young drivers at the start of their careers. By partnering with CTVS we have the opportunity to tell these exciting stories and to promote our drivers to a worldwide audience.”
Said Gernot Kuntze of CTVS: “It’s a pleasure to once again work with Formula Masters China Series as official media partner. The youth and talent in FMCS represent a compelling combination, one which we are delighted to bring into homes around the world. We look forward to showing you all the action from the grid, the race track and behind the scenes – at full throttle and high speed!”
Up-to-date television broadcasts are available online at www.formulamasterschina.com.
Formula Masters China Series will next be in action from June 5-7 at the Shanghai International Circuit for Races 4-6.
Formula Masters China Series (FMCS) Television Broadcasts:
|Fox Sports 2||Saturday after race weekend||TBD|
|Fox Sports 3||2nd Tuesday after race weekend||7:30 pm CST|
|Fox Sports 3||2nd Wednesday after race weekend||3:00 pm CST|