NEWS: British Rally Championship Channel 4 Line-Up Announced
The MSA British Rally Championship has confirmed the broadcasting line-up for its Channel 4 in addition to BT Sport coverage for 2016 – in addition to Great news, as in which’s World Rally Championship personalities Colin Clark in addition to Jon Desborough fronting the fresh-look seven round BRC season.
“The BRC is actually going to make great television This particular year,” enthused Clark. “We are going to hold the best drivers within the best cars on some of the greatest stages within the globe. The BRC will be the National series, with so many drivers able to win an event. Who isn’t excited about in which?
“To hold the confidence through major broadcasting companies such as Channel 4 in addition to BT Sport is actually a big credit to the team behind the BRC. The package is actually exactly what’s needed to put the Championship back where in which belongs. in which is actually fantastic for the sport in addition to I am genuinely looking forward to being a part of in which.”
in addition to Jon Desborough is actually familiar to many rally fans in addition to no stranger to the two channels. Desborough presented Channel 4’s WRC coverage within the early 2000s in addition to he is actually right now the commentator for the WRC’s international feed in which plays out on BT Sport in addition to around the globe. Jon will provide the audio backdrop to the exciting visual action as the BRC unfolds on screens around the country.
“What an explosive mixture the Mid Wales start list looks like being: Bogie, Cave, Evans, Thorburn, Vatanen in addition to many others,” Desborough said. “I wish I’d had This particular idea myself. There will be tears before bedtime for someone, however in which looks like we’re going to have a great season.”
IMS Managing Director Ben Taylor is actually delighted with the broadcast line-up for the revitalised series. “We have worked hard to bring together the best possible TV package for the BRC in addition to to have Colin in addition to Jon as part of the team is actually another important piece of the jigsaw. Both are well known within rallying in addition to bring credibility to the coverage, while their infectious enthusiasm will add huge value to the programme content in addition to make in which an entertaining offering for the casual viewer.”
Each event will be transmitted on the weekend after the rally, except for the Pirelli Carlisle Rally in addition to Nicky Grist Stages which will be broadcast two weeks after the action takes place. Precise transmission schedules will be announced in due course.
2016 MSA British Rally Championship Calendar
5/6 March Mid Wales Stages
8/9 April Circuit of Ireland
30 April/1 May Pirelli Carlisle Rally
25 June RSAC Scottish Rally
9/10 July Nicky Grist Stages
Builth Wells, Gravel/Asphalt
19/20 August Ulster Rally
15/17 September Rally Isle of Man