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IndyCar Series Extends Deal with ESPN International for Worldwide Television Rights

The multi-year extension agreement gives ESPN International the exclusive right to distribute live, delayed and highlight programs via all forms of broadcast media, broadband, webcast and mobile for all IndyCar Series events, including the Indianapolis 500, Indy 500 support programming and Firestone Indy Lights.

The IndyCar Series has announced an extension of its long-time association with ESPN International for worldwide distribution of IndyCar Series broadcast rights until 2010, with a further two-year option for both parties. The deal excludes the U.S. and Brazil.
 
The multi-year extension agreement gives ESPN International the exclusive right to distribute live, delayed and highlight programs via all forms of broadcast media, broadband, webcast and mobile for all IndyCar Series events, including the Indianapolis 500, Indy 500 support programming and Firestone Indy Lights.
 
Earlier this year, the IndyCar Series announced its domestic television package including a renewal of its long-time partnership with ABC for the Indianapolis 500 and four other races and a new partnership with VERSUS for a minimum of 12 events annually.
 
The IndyCar Series continues its long-term partnership with BAND TV for Brazilian television rights.
 

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