Amazon Prime Video revs its engines for MotoGP docuseries

Amazon Prime Video has ordered a docuseries about the MotoGP World Championship, the international motorbike racing competition.

Produced by Spain’s The MediaPro Studio, in collaboration with MotoGP commercial rights holder Dorna, the 8 x 50-minute series will go behind the scenes to show how riders and teams live, prepare for and compete in the championship’s races of the 2021 season.

The series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in the UK, France, Italy and Spain and other territories worldwide in 2022.

The as-yet-unnamed series will follow a number of MotoGP’s top stars, including riders and team managers from the world’s most prominent teams, such as Marc Márquez, Valentino Rossi and the current champion Fabio Quartararo.

“MotoGP is a demanding, impressive and highly followed sport and we are certain that this Amazon Exclusive production will not disappoint its fans”, said Barry Furlong, VP Prime Video EU.

“The collaboration with Dorna and the support of Amazon Prime Video have been decisive to launch this series”, added Laura Fernández Espeso, CEO of The MediaPro Studio.

“We believe it will appeal not only to motorcycling fans, but to all viewers interested in a good story. In this case one of triumph and sacrifice in both sporting and personal terms, which we are making thanks to the unique access that, for the first time, the protagonists of the championship have given to our production team”.

This new docuseries continues Amazon’s sports content collaboration with The MediaPro Studio, which has also produced Prime Video programmes such as Fernando, Six Dreams and All or Nothing: Manchester City.

This new project is being executive produced by Laura Fernández Espeso, Javier Méndez and Bernat Elías for The MediaPro Studio, while the directors are Arnau Monràs and Jaume García. The MediaPro Studio Distribution will distribute the series.

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