Free-to-air sports-dedicated TV channel Front Runner has announced that it will be showing highlights from the 2016 CREVENTIC 24H SERIES powered by Hankook and the 24H TCE SERIES powered by Hankook as part of a new motorsports initiative.
Front Runner, the UK’s first and only free-to-air channel dedicated to sports, will broadcast a weekly show on Sundays at 6.00pm beginning on December 11.
The show will air on Freeview, FreeSat and Talk Talk/BT and will be repeated at 6.00pm on Tuesdays through the same providers and also including Sky.
Included will be highlights from all seven rounds of the 2016 24H SERIES powered by Hankook, featuring track action from Dubai, Mugello, Silverstone, Zandvoort, Circuit Paul Ricard, Barcelona and Brno.
The programme has been produced by CREVENTIC, the Dutch agency and promoter of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook and 24H TCE SERIES powered by Hankook. As well as race highlights, the show features trackside interviews with the teams and well-known commenters.
“We’re delighted to be offering motorsport on Front Runner, starting with providing a home for these highlights from the exciting world of endurance racing,” said Ryan Scarratt, Sales Director of Information TV. “Motorsport is an area we’re looking to develop further because we believe it deserves more television air time. This is the first of many more exciting announcements for its fans.”
Natasha Mark, from CREVENTIC, said: “In line with the increasing popularity of our series, the broadcast of our highlights on new sports channel Front Runner is another way to expand our worldwide audience. We are delighted with this new step.”
“This season’s races once again provided a lot of exciting entertainment and the highlight shows provide a great opportunity to enjoy all the action once again!”
Front Runner offers action, lifestyle and documentaries from the worlds of skateboarding, motocross, snowboarding, surfing, mountain biking and ice hockey. It is available on Freeview ch91, FreeSat ch250, Talk Talk/BT ch91 and Sky ch468.