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Mexican Fans To Follow O’Ward’s Push for Championship
INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, Sept. 10, 2021) – INDYCAR has announced a deal with Multimedios and the Monterrey, Mexico-based Canal 6 to provide live nation-wide coverage of the final three races of the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season on its flagship channel 6.1.
Monterrey native Pato O’Ward leads the series championship by 10 points heading into Sunday’s Grand Prix of Portland at Portland International Raceway. O’Ward, winner of two races this season in the No. 5 Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet, is attempting to become the first Mexican driver to win the NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship.
“This is really exciting news,” O’Ward said. “The INDYCAR SERIES is fast, action-packed and super thrilling so I’m glad more people in my hometown of Monterrey and across Mexico will be able to tune in through this partnership with Multimedios.”
“The 2021 championship has been a battle from the start. Knowing millions of my countrymen can watch on broadcast television gives me added energy and fight to celebrate a title with them.”
Multimedios joins streaming service Claro TV with coverage in Mexico. The new partnership for over-the-air service has the potential reach of an additional 80 million people. Claro TV continues to stream NTT INDYCAR SERIES races live and also has every race of the season available On Demand.
After the Grand Prix of Portland, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES races Sunday, Sept. 19 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca before crowning the 2021 series champion at the season finale Sunday, Sept. 26 on the Streets of Long Beach.