Season five of ABB FIA Formula E to be broadcast on Virgin Media Sport in Ireland

Season five of ABB FIA Formula E to be broadcast on Virgin Media Sport in Ireland

26.10.2018: Virgin Media Sport to air every round of ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Ireland this season Photo caption - Robin Frijns and Sam Bird following in close pursuit at pre-season testing in Valencia for Envision Virgin Racing.

Virgin Media Sport to air every round of ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Ireland this season

Photo caption - Robin Frijns and Sam Bird following in close pursuit at pre-season testing in Valencia for Envision Virgin Racing.




Ali Russell
Media & Business Development Director at Formula E


Virgin Media Television - the newly re-branded Irish broadcaster - will show all races from the exhilarating and electrifying fifth season of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Ireland.

Fans of the electric street racing series will be able to follow the action live on Virgin Media Sport - the exclusive new sports channel available to Virgin Media customers in Ireland - as well as watching in-depth highlights across the free-to-air channels on the network.

Ali Russell, Media & Business Development Director at Formula E, said:
“I’m extremely pleased to continue showing the jubilance and jeopardy of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship to fans in Ireland with Virgin Media Television.

Ahead of season five and the introduction of the new cars, new drivers and a new race format - we’ll once again be bringing live action and highlights from each E-Prix on the new Virgin Media Sport channel and across the recently re-branded free-to-air platforms.”

Kieran Holden, Head of Sport at Virgin Media Television, said:
“We’re delighted to extend our relationship with the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, which has gone from strength to strength in recent years. This is another real treat for Virgin Media Sport viewers who’ll be able to enjoy extensive live coverage from every Formula E race weekend.”

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26.10.2018 / MaP

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