Airspeeder’s Flying Car Racing Series Lands on DAZN in Global Content Partnership
London, UK – Airspeeder, a pioneering company in flying car racing technology (eVTOLs), has teamed up with DAZN, a leading global sports streaming platform, to bring exciting content from the Airspeeder EXA series race to audiences worldwide. This one-year non-exclusive content partnership (excluding Australia) will feature highlights from the first Airspeeder EXA Series Race in South Australia, the “Road to Flying Car Racing” series as well as “Finding Extreme Pilots” and “Building Flying Cars” series.
Stephen Sidlo, Airspeeder’s Global Media & Marketing Director, said, “We are thrilled to partner with DAZN and showcase the excitement and innovation of our new sport to a global audience. DAZN’s worldwide reach has made it the go-to destination for sports fans, and we are excited to be part of their premium sports content line-up. The content aims to capture a new generation of motorsport and extreme sports fans wanting behind-the-scenes action and jeopardy, and we can’ wait to show the world.”
Tom Burrows, EVP Global Head of Rights says: “We are excited to bring the Airspeeder EXA series race to DAZN’s global audiences and passionate fans worldwide. This adds to our extreme sports and motorsport offering, including F1, MotoGP, WSX alongside a wide range of exclusive content, which further cements us as the ultimate destination for sports fans”.
The content filmed in partnership with Airspeeder’s in-house media team and Aurora Media Worldwide, will give viewers an inside look at the latest in flying race car technology and the pilots, teams, and technology that make this cutting-edge sport possible. With exciting access to Airspeeder and Alauda Aeronautics’ racing series, DAZN will be the go-to destination for fans looking to experience the future of motorsports.
The programming lineup will feature a “Road to Flying Car Racing” series, “Race Highlights”, “Finding Extreme Pilots” and “Building Flying Cars.” These 30-minute shows will target a technology, sci-fi, and electric motorsport-aware audience with a passion for futurism and a deep love of behind-the-scenes jeopardy.
The inaugural 2022 season race of the pioneering Airspeeder EXA racing series was also captured by Aurora Media Worldwide, who executive produced a Road to Flying Car Racing documentary, providing audiences with a behind-the-scenes look at the season and the advanced air mobility technology that underpinned it.
The technical package proven in these inaugural EXA races will underpin future crewed Airspeeder races. This includes the 4.1-meter flying racing car (eVTOL), a carbon fiber construction full-scale racing quadcopter, at the heart of which is a performance machine that can deliver up to 320kW. The technical ecosystem has been created by a team drawn from some of the most celebrated names in Formula 1, motorsport, and advanced aerospace development, including engineers from Ferrari, Boeing, Airbus, McLaren, Jaguar Land Rover, and Rolls-Royce.
The Airspeeder-DAZN deal is set to revolutionize the way viewers experience cutting-edge sports and motorsports, offering an unparalleled, high-octane experience.
Stay tuned for more information on when these series will air, and be sure to tune in to DAZN to catch all the action.