GCN Italia launches new GCN Italia Racing channel
Alan Marangoni and Giorgio Brambilla set to go up new channel devoted to professional racing as GCN Italia itself surpasses 170,000 followers
1 September 2020 – Bathtub, UK: The Play Sports activities Group (PSG) is worked up to announce the launch of its thirteenth channel, GCN Italia Racing. Beginning instantly, this devoted Italian language channel will supply viewers a singular mix of racing information and insights, hosted by ex-pro GCN Italia presenters Alan Marangoni and Giorgio Brambilla. GCN Italia Racing will turn into PSG’s second Italian language channel, working alongside the enormously profitable GCN Italia – a channel that has reached 119,000 subscribers, launched over 467 movies and amassed a social media following of greater than 170,000 followers since its launch in January 2019.
The brand new channel’s weekly GCN Italia Racing present, aired on Mondays, will supply biking followers a devoted evaluation of racing from a uniquely GCN Italia perspective. Episodes will overview the weekend’s races and look forward to the approaching week with a powerful concentrate on homegrown riders (and followers). Along with the weekly Monday broadcast, the channel may also showcase the professionals’ bikes, supply deep-dive race previews and ‘ask the professionals’ Q&As, with as much as three movies per week.
The primary race to be lined by GCN Italia Racing presenters Alan and Giorgio is in fact the Tour de France. ‘Ask the professionals’ Q&As will function within the channel’s opening week, with professional riders together with: Alberto Bettiol, Elia Viviani, Matteo Trentin, Michael Matthews, Annemiek van Vleuten, Fausto Masnada, Enrico Gasparotto, Nathan Haas, Simone Petilli, Simone Consonni, Dario Cataldo, Davide Cimolai, Attilio Viviani and Edoardo Affini. Tadej Pogačar’s Colnago V3RS professional bike may also make an look.
Alan Marangoni, lead presenter of GCN Italia and GCN Italia Racing stated: “Racing is lastly again – and now it has a brand new dwelling in Italy. Bike racing is a part of GCN’s DNA so we have all the time had aspirations to launch a devoted professional racing channel for our Italian followers. The channel will supply pro-cycling’s greatest followers a singular perception into the world of riders; their lives, their coaching, their bikes and in-depth evaluation of professional racing, beginning with the Tour de France.
“GCN Italia Racing has come about after so many requests from our followers for extra racing content material. Now, coupled with GCN’s new Race Cross subscription service for uninterrupted dwell and on-demand protection of males’s and girls’s racing, our followers have entry to the final word professional biking expertise. I am unable to wait to start presenting GCN Italia Racing!”
About GCN Race Cross
Biking followers can now entry unrivalled dwell, uninterrupted and on-demand race protection with the premium subscription-based service GCN Race Cross, accessed by way of the GCN app. Out there in seven languages, together with Italian and English, Race Cross offers followers a localised and interactive viewing expertise. GCN Race Cross content material is viewable with a smartphone, pill or on internet and may also be watched on bigger units by way of Chromecast and Apple AirPlay.
About Play Sports activities Group (PSG)
Play Sports activities Group (PSG) is the world’s main digital sports activities media firm centered solely on biking and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the game with peerless experience in video and digital distribution, PSG has constructed a management place out there, with greater than 2.7bn lifetime views, over 100 million month-to-month video views to a complete of 5.2 million subscribers. PSG’s present twelve channels have amassed 9.4 million social followers, with over 1bn video views previously 12 months. These channels embrace International Biking Community (GCN), International Mountain Bike Community (GMBN) and International Triathlon Community (GTN), together with a rising variety of non-English language channels; GCN en Español, GCN Italia, GCN Japan, GCN auf Deutsch and GCN en Français. PSG channel presenters are partaking, educated former skilled riders of the very best degree who join with followers, and with world class athletes, groups and races to carry their audiences to the center of the skilled sport with unmatched authenticity.
Headquartered in Bathtub, UK, PSG can be dwelling to SHIFT Energetic Media, the award-winning worldwide biking media company, who work alongside a number of the greatest, most excessive profile manufacturers within the biking world. Play Sports activities Group is a subsidiary of Discovery Inc.
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