Disney Might Pursue NASCAR Rights In Latest Media Move

NASCAR is in the marketplace for a streaming service associate and the word on the street is that Disney might be a person of the corporations on the lookout to pursue legal rights. Disney is no stranger to the sport scene many thanks to its acquisition of ESPN in 1996, and the organization is nevertheless earning headlines around its controversial invest in of FOX again in 2019, a shift that some now say was the beginning of the current downfall of The Walt Disney Corporation. Now the media big may be throwing its hat in the ring for a lot more, with a play for NASCAR maybe on the playing cards, according to Sports activities Business Journal previously in the 7 days.

“Sources say Amazon is possible to be the most aggressive streamer to pursue NASCAR legal rights. It seems not likely that NASCAR would carve out a package deal of Cup Sequence races for a streaming enterprise, supplied the need to offer the broadest attain for sponsors aligned with these races and the teams that compete in them.

Other media firms, which includes Disney, Paramount and Warner Bros. Discovery, are most likely to kick the tires on opportunity promotions with NASCAR. But sources explain them as not likely to get into really serious negotiations for NASCAR rights this time about.

Fox and NBC signed bargains in 2013 value an ordinary of $820 million per yr put together. These offers run as a result of 2024.“

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