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Motors New Frequency on Eutelsat 16A 16.0° East

Motors New Frequency on Eutelsat 16A 16.0° East was a pan-European digital television channel dedicated to motorsport. It ceased broadcasting in late September 2018 to concentrate on web-streaming only.

Launched in 2000 as Motors TV, it broadcast an extensive range of national and international racing series featuring cars, motorbikes, boats and aircraft. It premiered championships include the World Rally Championship, the FIA World Endurance Championship, United SportsCar Championship, Australian Supercars Championship, British Formula Three and a host of FIM-sanctioned motorcycle competitions.

It was broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week across Europe. The channel launched as Motors TV in France in September 2000.[1] The English version of Motors TV began broadcasting in March 2001. Since then it has grown in both viewership and series featured, adding premier international events such as the Junior World Rally Championship, Formula 3 Euro Series, German Touring Car Championship, V8 Supercars and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

In addition to sporting events the channel also broadcasts magazine programmes such as Inside Grand Prix, Build or Bust and Best of Crash.

On 20 January 2015, Motors TV announced that they would start broadcasting in the Pan-American regions on 28 January 2015.

In November 2016, Motorsport Network bought Motors TV.

On 1 March 2017, Motors TV was rebranded to become There will be a launch of an HD channel and the station will be available via desktop, mobile and streaming devices.

In November 2017, announced a partnership with the Automobile Club de l’Ouest to stream on-demand archive footage of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

In September 2018 it became clear that the linear channel would close on 30 September 2018. From that date, the service switched to online-streaming only.[Motorcycle, motocross and supercross

Italian Superbike Championship, Spanish Motorcycle Championship, FIM Motocross World Championship, Supercross de Bercy, AMA Motocross, AMA Supercross, FIM X-Trial World Championship, Night of the Jumps, Endurance FIM World Championship
Touring cars

Supercars Championship, International Superstars Series, Eurocup Mégane Trophy, Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup, V8 Utes, Belgian Touring Car Series

The Caterham Academy that include the Academ / Roadsport / 270s / 310s / 420s (More details at
The Super 1 British Karting Championships

The series where Formula 1 drivers in the UK and beyond start their racing careers from 8 years of age. The production team filming each round of the series were the first in the world in 2014 to start using a 4K radio-controlled drone camera to film each televised round on a regular basis, flown by a licensed CAA pilot, capturing spectacular aerial views of the racing. Coulthard, McNish, Franchitti, Button, Hamilton, Di Resta and Stevens (amongst others) have come through this championship.
VAGTrophy, NASCAR Xfinity Series, Race of Champions, BRSCC Porsche Championship, Lotus Cup Europe, FIA European Truck Racing Championship, D1 Grand Prix, Formula D, JDM Allstars, King of Europe Drift Series, EFRA European Championships, FIA/UEM European Dragster Championship, UK Karting, Fun Cup (UK), Mitjet Series, Santa Pod Extravaganza, LOORRS, Andros Trophy, Asian Festival of Speed, Full Throttle Middle East, UAE National Race Days, Malaysian Super Series, Autograss

Eutelsat 16A 16.0° East
11427 – Vertical – 27500 5/66

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