New MotoGP docuseries to stream on Amazon Prime Video – Roadracing World Magazine
MotoGP ™ Announces New Amazon Exclusive Docuseries
MotoGP ™ and Prime Video will take viewers behind the scenes of a spectacular and historic season
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Dorna Sports is delighted to announce a new Amazon exclusive docuserie following the FIM MotoGP ™ World Championship. Produced by THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO, in collaboration with Dorna, the Prime Video series will premiere in 2022 and take viewers behind the scenes of the world’s fastest motorcycle racing championship, showing MotoGP ™ like never before.
The new series will include eight 50-minute episodes that will follow some of the biggest names in the sport, including MotoGP ™ legend Valentino Rossi (Petronas Yamaha SRT), eight-time world champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), newly crowned 2021 champion. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP), vice-champion Francesco ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo team), 2020 Champion Joan Mir (Team Suzuki Ecstar) and Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Team), as well as team leaders and personalities from the paddock. The series will air exclusively on Prime Video in France, Italy and Spain, and in more than 150 countries and territories in 2022, including the United Kingdom and the United States.
With unprecedented access, the series will take viewers behind doors that until now have often been closed. From training sessions to team meetings and everything in between, the sporty and personal side of MotoGP ™ will take viewers on a journey through the pinnacle of motorcycle racing, providing a unique insight into the day-to-day functioning of teams and riders. .
Barry Furlong, Vice President of Prime Video EU: “MotoGP is a demanding and impressive sport with a global fan base and we are sure this new Amazon Exclusive production will not disappoint fans. We are excited to continue the collaboration between THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO and Prime Video to create quality content with global sports stars. “
Laura Fernández Espeso, CEO of THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO: “The collaboration with Dorna and the support of Amazon Prime Video were instrumental in the launch of this series. We think it will appeal not only to motorcycle fans, but to all viewers interested in a good story, in this case of both sporting and personal triumph and sacrifice, which we are able to show thanks to the unique access that, for the first time, the protagonists of the championship gave to our production team.
Manel Arroyo, Commercial Director of Dorna Sports: “The close collaboration between all parties, and this project with Mediapro and Prime Video, guarantees more than its success. During this intense season, which ended in Valencia, the work between Dorna and THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO has been constant, with the idea of extracting the best and the most outstanding from each Grand Prix of the season. The help of the six manufacturers, teams and riders will help us see and appreciate so much that until now has remained behind closed doors, creating a product that lives up to the impressive quality and experience. of their previous productions and documentaries. “
The new Amazon Exclusive joins an incredible collection of sports content already available on Prime Video, including All or Nothing: Manchester City, Six Dreams and the likes of Amazon Exclusive Fernando, following the legendary racing driver and two-time world champion of Formula 1 Fernando Alonso.
Prime members will be able to watch on the Prime Video app on Smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire TV stick, Fire tablets, Apple TV, consoles, Chromecast Vodafone TV and on primevideo.com
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About STUDIO MEDIAPRO
The Mediapro Studio is the creation, production and distribution plant for the content of the Mediapro Groups. Studio Mediapro is responsible for commissioning high quality global projects, developed with great talents of national and international fame such as Paolo Sorrentino, Woody Allen, Isabel Coixet, Ran Tellem, Oliver Stone, Daniel Burman, Fernando León de Aranoa, Iván Escobar, Javier Fesser, Patricio Guzmán, Borja Cobeaga, Diego San José, Marc Cistaré, Manuel Huerga, Ernesto Daranas, Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn, Laura Belloso, Marc Vigil, Fernando González Molina, Javier Olivares and Ruth García, among others. Studio Mediapro has 56 offices on 4 continents, 14 that develop and produce content and currently has 34 ongoing series with a global investment of 200 million euros to produce series, films, entertainment programs, short formats and documentaries. Studio Mediapro works with key industry operators like HBO, Netflix, Amazon, DirectTV, Fox, Viacom, Yle or Disney and its productions have won several international awards, such as 2 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, several Goya awards and 2 Daytime Emmy Awards.