Crash.Net User: Edbiker

Comments rating: 1
Position in rating: 6747

Show Comments on:


May 07, 2013 2:57 PM

MotoGP » MotoGP to change TV tactics?

I don't understand why any motorsport that is effectively financed by advertising sponsorship would seek to reduce the exposure of those sponsors to potential customers. The deal would generate a short term gain, but sponsors surely want as many people as possible to be exposed to their brands and this is not achieved by restricting TV coverage to Pay only channels. The long term effect is likely to be that sponsors and manufacturers will start to pull out of the series. Definitely not what we want. I enjoy watching MotoGP, but I'm not prepared to pay for a premium channel to do so, and I think many others feel the same. This sort of thinking has effectively killed off the World Rally Championship which has suffered from an exodus of sponsors and works teams over the last few years, following the decision to move TV coverage to Pay Only channels.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2016 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.