According to a press release by Extreme E, the brand new electric off-road race series, which is all geared up for its debut race in Saudi Arabia next month, today announced its latest broadcast partnership with Sports TV Croatia (SPTV), the country’s leading sports station. Based in Zagreb, SPTV will broadcast each five of the series’ X Prixs, comprising the live broadcasts, repeats and highlights in English on its linear channel. Besides, the audience will also be able catch all the thrilling action of the path-breaking competition via its digital platform sptv.hr/uzivo – that stresses on the importance of diversity and gender equality in sports. Just like other many parts of the world, Croatia is also under pressure to bring down the production of harmful carbon emissions. During the past few years, the country has seen a sharp rise in the use of electric vehicles as it now hosts around 800 charging points in 300 separate locations – a progressive move that the championship focuses to support by highlighting the potential of electric motorsport. Ali Russell, Chief Marketing Officer at Extreme E, said: “Extreme E is delighted to have signed a deal with SPTV today – not only is the channel known for its excellent coverage of a wide range of sport in Croatia, but it is also committed to highlighting issues surrounding the environment and gender equality – both of which are key messages of our series. “I am confident that this, coupled with our thrilling and unique race format, will ensure that Extreme E is the perfect fit for SPTV’s sports aficionados.” Petar Čavlović, General Manager at SPTV, said: “As a television channel that broadcasts all sports and considers them equally important, we believe that in addition to Extreme E’s innovative sporting side, it is also vital to raise awareness amongst our viewers of important issues such as climate change and gender equality.” Extreme E’s inaugural race will take place in Saudi Arabia on 3-4 April, the series will further visit Senegal, Greenland, Brazil and finally at Patagonia during December. By scheduling races in locations that are facing grave climate issues, the objective is to increase the audience’s knowledge and interest regarding the environmental crisis.
Extreme E confirms broadcast deal with Sports TV Croatia.
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