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Eurosport India ropes in John Abraham as MotoGP brand ambassador MotoGP
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Eurosport India ropes in John Abraham as MotoGP brand ambassador

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Aug 2021, 04:01 pm

Mumbai/IBNS: Eurosport India and Discovery+ on Thursday roped in Bollywood actor John Abraham as the India ambassador for their flagship motorsport property - MotoGP.

John, a die-hard MotoGP enthusiast, will be seen promoting the premier class motorcycle racing sport to the Indian audience base through the Eurosport’s campaign – ''MotoGP, Race Lagate Hai''.

Prior to the association, John has shared the stage with MotoGP legend ''The Doctor''-Valentino Rossi and has frequented many MotoGP races.

''It’s a moment of pride for any fan to become India Ambassador, and it’s indeed a moment of reckoning for me. I am glad that through this association not only will I be able to showcase my love for MotoGP to all motorsports fans but also help many others understand the fine nuances of a highly technical and skill-oriented sport,'' said John Abraham.

''I have been a motorsports fan for over 25 years now and I can only thank Eurosport India for associating with me as their friend for MotoGP, which I have been able to follow religiously. I am confident that my association with Eurosport India is only going to bring the sport of MotoGP closer to the hearts of millions of Indian motorsport fans,'' he added.

Eurosport India along with Discovery+ have the LIVE & exclusive broadcasting rights for all the three premier classes, viz: Moto 2, Moto 3 and Moto GP for their Indian audience.

Megha Tata, MD- South Asia, Discovery Inc, said, "We are thrilled to begin this partnership and with John’s involvement we are confident that we will elevate this pure sport to greater heights in the years to come."

Vijay Rajput, Senior Vice President – Affiliate sales and Product Distribution, Asia - India Sales & Distribution at Discovery Inc and Head of Eurosport India said, ''Through this power-packed campaign, ‘MotoGP, Race Lagate Hain’ we at Eurosport India along with MotoGP fan John Abraham, aim to expand its reach across the length & breadth of the country also fuelling more conversations around the thrill and competitiveness of the sport.

"Just like our unparalleled depth in motorsport programming, John’s depth and understanding of motorsports and MotoGP are second to none in this country and hence we are confident of a very fruitful outcome from this association.''

The campaign will have a comprehensive promotional plan across platforms including radio, OOH and digital.