ESPN Player will bring fans across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (excluding the UK, France, Italy and South Africa) live and on-demand coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series season as a new channel on the digital subscription service.
ESPN Player users can enjoy comprehensive coverage of all 16 races, starting with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on March 29.
“The Verizon IndyCar Series is a fantastic addition to the portfolio of sports content available to fans across the region,” said Charly Classen, vice president and general manager, ESPN – Europe, Middle East and Africa. “ESPN Player embodies our ethos of serving sports fans anytime, anywhere by providing extensive coverage live and on-demand, on multiple devices. 2015 will be a great year of sport as we look to deliver fans more content than ever before on ESPN Player.”
Subscribers will also be able to take advantage of ESPN Player’s on-demand service to watch all the qualifying action before tuning in to watch the race live. There will also be on-demand coverage of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.
Fans can also catch up on all previous races with comprehensive highlight packages available on-demand.
“ESPN Player is a positive step forward to both the digital and international distribution of Verizon IndyCar Series events,” said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Co., the parent of INDYCAR. “The increase in both live and on-demand coverage will be valuable in showcasing the INDYCAR brand and the excitement of our on-track product to fans across the world.”
ESPN Player is available on Mac, PC, iPad, LG and Samsung Smart TVs, with high-quality streaming on all devices.
Packages include an IndyCar race pass, IndyCar Month pass and IndyCar Season pass. For pricing and other information, visit ESPNPlayer.com.