Wednesday | 19 Aug 2015

WRC launches Smart TV app

Rally fans can enjoy the excitement and drama of the FIA World Rally Championship on the big screen following the launch of the official WRC Smart TV app.

The state-of-the art app provides sports fans with the opportunity to experience great WRC action on their Smart TV whenever they choose.

It is available from this weekend’s ADAC Rallye Deutschland (20 - 23 August) exclusively on Amazon Fire TV. It will be expanded to additional platforms in the near future.

The app was produced by WRC Promoter, the commercial rights holder to the FIA World Rally Championship, and follows the launch of the official WRC app for smartphones and tablets in February 2014.

It includes free videos and the latest news from the official website at www.wrc.com, as well as live radio coverage, live text updates and results from all rounds of the championship as they happen.

WRC+, the championship’s interactive digital service, will also be available through the Smart TV app.

WRC+ offers up to three hours of live stages from each round in HD, with commentary and analysis from rally experts, plus up to two-and-a-half-hours of highlights programmes from each event. Dramatic cockpit video from the top teams and live maps allowing fans to track competitors through every stage in real time can also be accessed.

WRC+ is available for 4.99 euros per month or 49.99 euros for a 12-month period via Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick, as well as www.wrcplus.com and the official app on smartphones and tablets.

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