Asia: Dubai: Trident Racing Newsletter 29-01-2008

Trident Racing TV Previsions and Figures. The past weekend started the intense 2008 season that's set to propel Trident Racing towards a busy schedule around Europe and Asia. The team will be committed to three different paths, starting from ...

Trident Racing TV Previsions and Figures.

The past weekend started the intense 2008 season that's set to propel Trident Racing towards a busy schedule around Europe and Asia. The team will be committed to three different paths, starting from brand-new GP2 Asia Series, to the GP2 Main Series and the International Formula Master.

Last Friday, the long-awaited GP2 Asia Series finally kicked off at Dubai with a maiden double race. The race proved to be an event itself, putting an huge spotlight on the Series and - as a matter of fact - on Trident Racing, thanks to an outstanding worldwide TV coverage.

Starting from 2008, the GP2 Main Series will be televised in a record 178 countries. As it concerns the GP2 Asia Series, the races are broadcasted LIVE on Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, ITV1 and ITV4 (UK), TV2 (Denmark), ESPN Sport Asia, Sky New Zealand, 10 Sports (India) and Supersport TV

The GP2 Main Series will be broadcasted LIVE by Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2, Sky Sport (including qualifying sessions) and Rai 2 in Italy, Art and Orf in Austria, TV3 and Telecinco in Spain, TV2 in Denmark, RTL and NTV in Germany, SBS in the Netherlands, ITV in the UK, Venevision in Venezuela, Speed in the USA, Rete Globo in Brazil and Argentina, Fuji TV in Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan.

During the 2007 Season, the share of the GP2 Series' Races raised by 16%, rounding a total worldwide audience of almost 150 million viewers, with an average 11 million viewers per race. In the sole Italy, the series was covered by 40 hours of broadcasting.

Thanks to the recent expansion of Trident Racing, and the addition of a new operation in the Formula Master, the team owned by Maurizio Salvadori is set to benefit from an additional live TV coverage in 59 countries. The involvement of Eurosport and Eurosport International, paired by a number of local stations, brought a powerful increase in the audience's figures, with an average 2 million viewers per race and a 18 million viewers overall.

The Numbers Of Trident Racing:
TOTAL VIEWERS: 168.000.000 (GP2 Series: 150.000.000, F.Master 18.000.000)
COUNTRIES: 238 (GP2 Series: 179, F.Master: 59)
RACE COUNT: 47 (GP2 Asia Series: 10, GP2 Main Series: 11, F.Master: 16)
ON-TRACK VIEWERS: 2.242.000 (GP2 Series: 1.875.000, F.Master: 367.000)

-credit: tridentracing.it

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