WORLD SPORTS REVIEW

Motorsport


ON TWO WHEELS: MOTORCYCLING ACROSS EUROPE


Interest levels in MotoGP in Spain, home of world champion Marc Marquez and former champion Jorge Lorenzo, and Italy, home of the legendary Valentino Rossi, continued to dwarf other markets in 2016, among those fans with an interest in sport.

Indeed in Italy, MotoGP is nearly as popular as Formula One. Of the big five European nations, meanwhile, Italian sports fans are also the most interested in the World Superbike Championship (32%), ahead of the UK where 14% of sports fans said they followed the series in 2016.

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