News 17 Feb 2022

Stan Sport to broadcast ASBK from 2022 season

Superbike series part of an immense new motorsport portfolio.

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Streaming platform Stan Sport has secured broadcast rights for the 2022 Mi-Bike Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK), marking a significant change for the series in a shift away from Fox Sports.

ASBK has been aired through Foxtel and Kayo in recent years, in addition to a wider package that included SBS on free-to-air and live-streaming online, however, will move to Stan Sport – terms of the new arrangement undisclosed – this season.

“Superbikes and motocross add yet more outstanding motorsport action into our Stan Sport line-up and we’re particularly excited to add quality two-wheel action,” Stan director of sport Ben Kimber explained. “These series are growing fast and at Stan Sport we know how to help sports accelerate.”

The Nine Entertainment-owned streaming service continues to enhance its motorsport portfolio, also today confirming it will air the Australian ProMX Championship and MXGP. Stan Sport also recently secured the rights to the IndyCar Series, World Rally Championship, World Endurance Championship, Formula E and the Australian Racing Group-led SpeedSeries including TCR Australia.

While Motorcycling Australia (MA) is yet to detail its complete broadcast plan, with that announcement due next week, it is anticipated that ASBK will remain on television in a continuation with SBS. It’s unclear whether the free live-stream previously available through the series website and Facebook will return.