Following the article about watching Formula 1 online in 2015, this blog post presents the best options for enjoying MotoGP online in 2015.
The 2015 MotoGP season consists of 18 races, starting in Qatar in 29th of March and ending in Valencia on 8th of November.
You may find below the complete calendar and the updated standings:
How to watch MotoGP online
There are several options available when you want to watch MotoGP online on your computer or mobile device. Take a look below and find the one that suits you best:
- Option 1: Get access to an Internet broadcaster (like BT Sport or Fox Sport Go). Take a look to the MotoGP online broadcasters list below. If the streaming site is not available in your location (most of them are geo-restricted, meaning that are available only for Internet users from certain countries) than you may use VPN or SmartDNS services (read more about them below).
- Option 2: Use SopCast to access TV channels that broadcast the MotoGP races. SopCast works on Windows, MacOS, Linux and Android. It is not a solution for your iPhone or iPad.
- Option 3: Access streaming sites that broadcast directly the TV channels. Simply search on Google the name of the TV channel you would like to watch and you will find sites that stream it online. Usually the transmission quality is poor, depending on several factors like the number of users and the Internet connection.
MotoGP Internet broadcasters
If you are located in a country where MotoGP is streamed online then you are lucky. You simply need to open the browser and load the site. Others may use a VPN or SmartDNS solution to unlock the desired broadcasters. Take a look below to the list of MotoGP Internet broadcasters in 2015 (the list is not complete; if you know other channels that stream MotoGP 2015 live online please share them in the comments):
|United States||English||Fox Sport 1||Only available in US and U.S. Territories.|
|UK||English||BT Sport||Free in UK.|
|UK||English||ITV4||Free in UK (one hour coverage).|
|Australia||English||Ten||Available only in Australia.|
|Austria||German||ORF+||Free in Austria.|
|Belgium||French||RTBF||Free in Austria.|
|Czech Republic||Czech||Nova (Voyo.cz)||Free in Czech Republic. Streams only the races.|
|Germany||German||Sport 1||Free in Germany.|
|Greece||Greek||OTE Sport||Free in Greece.|
|Finland||Finish||Nelonen||Available in Finland.|
|France||French||NT1||Free in France.|
|Italy||Italian||Sky Italia||Free in Italy.|
|Romania||Romanian||Digisport||Only available in Romania (RDS cable).|
|Slovenia||Slovenian||POP TV / 24ur||Only available in Slovenia.|
Watch MotoGP using VPN or SmartDNS services
There are two main options to get access to restricted websites: VPN and DNS services (aka SmartDNS). Both solutions trick the websites to see you in a white-listed location.
I have compiled below a list of the best VPN and SmartDNS services that you can use to unlock the streaming sites.
|HideMyAss||VPN||$11.52/month for the monthly plan|
|ibVPN||VPN and SmartDNS||$7.95/month for the monthly plan|
|PureVPN||VPN||$9.95/month for the monthly plan|
|Unblock-Us||SmartDNS||$4.99/monthfor the monthly plan|
All these services provide easy to install apps (for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android) in order to be able to quickly be able to access the streaming sites.
TV broadcasters list and how to watch TV channels online
2015 MotoGP season is covered on TV live in more than 50 countries. Check the complete list of on MotoGP.com and see if you can find a channel that covers the races on your preferred language and quality.
Many TV channels are streamed online and you can simply access them and watch MotoGP races. Here is how:
- Search for “how to watch [channel name] live” on your favorite search engine (Google, Bing). You will get several result links to sites that stream TV channels online. The downside is that the streaming quality is usually low.
- Install SopCast, a free and simple application to watch TV channels online. Firstly, you need to download the latest version of Sopcast here. After completing the installation, start the application. Then login as Anouymous and start looking for the desired channel in the Live Channel tab. Most likely you will find a channel that covers the MotoGP events.
If you are a motorsports fan you will certainly want to watch the MotoGP races. Don’t you have access to a TV or your cable company does not provide access to the TV channel that broadcasts the races? No problem. You may watch then online, as I explained in this post. Enjoy!