Stream Every Angle and Hour of the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS With a Customizable Multi-Screen Experience Only on the MotorTrend App Beginning Saturday,
August 21 at 9 AM EDT / 6 AM PDT
Live Practice, Qualifying Sessions and Additional Le Mans Content Stream on the MotorTrend App Starting at 12:45 PM EDT / 9:45 AM PDT on Wednesday, August 18
LOS ANGELES, CA – August 9, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – MotorTrend, in partnership with Discovery owned Eurosport, is offering fans in the U.S. and Canada every angle and hour of the most exciting, most celebrated automotive race in the world, the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS. Starting Saturday, August 21 at 9 AM EDT / 6 AM PDT, the MotorTrend App, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world, will house every hour of the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS including traditional, live flag-to-flag coverage, and a customizable, multi-camera viewing experience that takes fans inside the race like never before with multiple feeds and eight selectable race car dash cameras.
In the runup to race day fans will have access to a unique library of 24 HOURS OF LE MANS programming on the MotorTrend App starting with live coverage of practice and qualifying sessions on Wednesday, August 18. Additionally, fans can access highlight videos and behind-the-scenes moments from previous 24 HOURS OF LE MANS races to experience the history of the world’s most demanding race. Please see below for MotorTrend’s full, live broadcast schedule for the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS.
Full 24 HOURS OF LE MANS Broadcast Schedule (*All Times EDT)
Free Practice & Qualifying
Wednesday, August 18 at 12:45 PM
Free Practice Session 2
Wednesday, August 18 at 3:45 PM
Free Practice Session 3
Thursday, August 19 at 7:45 AM
Thursday, August 19 at 2:45 PM
Free Practice Session 4
Thursday, August 19 at 3:55 PM
Saturday, August 21 at 5:10 AM
Saturday, August 21 at 9:00 AM
24 HOURS OF LE MANS – Race Begins
Streaming on the MotorTrend App (*Exclusively in the U.S. and Canada)
On television on MotorTrend TV (*Exclusively in the U.S.) and Velocity in Canada
Saturday, August 21 at 10:00 AM
For viewers in Canada, the practice and qualifying sessions will be available on the MotorTrend App in addition to the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS, and linear TV viewers can catch the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS live on Velocity Canada beginning at 10 AM EDT on Saturday, August 21, 2020.
The MotorTrend App is the place to be all year long for automotive entertainment with live coverage of motorsports’ biggest races such as the FIA World Endurance Championship, Australian Supercars, Dakar Rally, and more than 8,700 episodes of world-leading automotive series and specials including TOP GEAR AMERICA, the most complete collection of classic “TOP GEAR” (200+ episodes and specials spanning seasons one through 27), the all-new KEVIN HART’S MUSCLE CAR CREW and MOTOR MYTHBUSTERS, the hit docuseries NASCAR 2020: UNDER PRESSURE, plus every season of WHEELER DEALERS, ROADKILL, BITCHIN’ RIDES, IRON RESURRECTION, TEXAS METAL and many more.
The MotorTrend App is available across iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile devices, as well as media players and streaming devices such as Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast, Amazon FireTV, in addition to Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms, and on the web.
The 24 HOURS OF LE MANS is produced for the MotorTrend App and MotorTrend TV by Eurosport. For MotorTrend, David Lee is vice president of production and Mike Suggett is head of programming and development. Alex Wellen is global president and general manager of MotorTrend Group.
About MotorTrend Group
MotorTrend Group is the largest automotive media company in the world, bringing together Discovery’s MotorTrend TV and a vast automotive digital, direct-to-consumer, social, and live event portfolio, including MOTORTREND, HOT ROD, ROADKILL, AUTOMOBILE, and more than 20 other industry-leading brands. With a monthly audience of 26 million across web, TV, and print, and 110 million social followers, culminating in 1.3 billion monthly impressions across all platforms, the company encompasses television’s #1 network for automotive superfans, a leading automotive YouTube Channel, and the MotorTrend App, the only auto-dedicated subscription video-on-demand service. MotorTrend serves to embrace, entertain, and empower the motoring world.
Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world. Available in 220 countries and territories and nearly 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as discovery+, Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend OnDemand; digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media; a landmark natural history and factual content partnership with the BBC; and a strategic alliance with PGA TOUR to create the international home of golf. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, MotorTrend, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and the multi-platform JV with Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia Network, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. For more information, please visit corporate.discovery.com and follow @DiscoveryIncTV across social platforms.
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Source: MotorTrend Group