Published on February 13th, 2019 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Australian GT TV Coverage to be Most Extensive Ever in 2019
Australian GT contenders will exploit an extended and enhanced media program for the 2019 season, a program which will incorporate both LIVE free-to-air [FTA] TV for the endurance rounds – and the Gold Coast – inclusion of each session from Supercars events, and LIVE streaming from CAMS Nationals endurance events.
Beginning from the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, AGT will get LIVE coverage of at least one race amid the Grand Prix weekend on Network Ten, however there will also be extensive behind-the-scenes coverage to ensure that all the action is covered within the licencing rights of the event.
May’s Barbagallo event, similar to the Gold Coast in October and the season-finale at Sandown, will all be contested alongside Supercars. Each session will be broadcast live through Fox Sports Australia, with a post-event wrap of the round in a delayed broadcast on Network Ten. The Gold Coast event will likewise observe live FTA coverage for the Australian GT races.
Australian GT are likewise working with Supercars on an extended program that will provide significant additional online exposure through social media.
For the Phillip Island, The Bend Motorsport Park and Sandown CAMS Australian Endurance Championship rounds, exposure will be expanded significantly over past seasons, with live free-to-air coverage on both the Saturday and Sunday of each round, as well as colour stories on teams, drivers and cars throughout the weekend.
Once more, live streaming will be in play for online coverage of the occasion, while Australian GT’s social media program will likewise receive significantly increased exposure through a closer working association with both CAMS and the event production team.
Moreover, Australian GT have been working with makers to develop connections to ensure that AGT events are perceived all around with teams and drivers receiving increased exposure across the 2019 season.
For Australian GT classification chief Ken Collier, the 2019 season gives teams a chance to build their exposure on a business front while likewise giving fans immediate access to the cars they get to see up close at the circuit.
With the opening round of the 2019 season only a month away, Australian GT teams are getting ready for what guarantees to be another phenomenal season of rivalry with the expansion of new vehicles, new teams and the return of some fantastic venues that are sure to push the GT stars to new heights this year.