The line-up of TV partners and provisional broadcast dates for the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship has been announced ahead of the opening round of the championship, the Red Kite Stages (Sunday 21st of February).
Filming and TV production for the BHRC will be handled by the team at Special Stage and the championship will enjoy dedicated 60-minute programmes on Motors TV. In addition, the historic action will feature in the company’s acclaimed magazine programme, Special Stage Extra and all programmes will be available on YouTube. Each event will benefit from brief preview and swift post-event summaries for YouTube.
Support for coverage of the 2016 Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship comes from TV partners Chris Browne Builders, Harris & Co Motorsport Accountants, Jordan Road Surfacing, Keighley Transit Centre, Rally and Competition Equipment, Sherwood Engines, Simpson Race Products, Swift Leisure and Walker Motorsport Castings.
Each championship event will be covered in detail in a 60-minute programme on Motors TV with multiple repeats to give the championship around 40 hours of TV coverage. Initial broadcasts will run in prime-time slots and the provisional broadcast schedule is:
Red Kite Stages; broadcast date Friday 4 March
Rally North Wales; broadcast date Friday 15 April
Pirelli Carlisle Rally; broadcast date Friday 13 May
Severn Valley Stages; broadcast date Friday 17 June
Harry Flatters Rally; broadcast date Friday 12 August
Red Dragon Stages; broadcast date Friday 2 September
Rally Isle of Man; broadcast date Friday 23 September
Trackrod Historic Cup; broadcast date Friday 14 October
Championship manager Colin Heppenstall said: “I’m delighted with the TV package we have for 2016 and we are very grateful to our TV partners for their support. I’m particularly pleased that all the programmes will be broadcast less than two weeks after the rallies.”