The F1 area MotoGP is yet to successfully copy

The F1 area MotoGP is yet to successfully copy
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The F1 area MotoGP is yet to successfully copy

Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli criticized the television coverage of MotoGP, highlighting the lack of attention given to the midfield battles during the Austrian Grand Prix, which featured world champions Marc Marquez and Fabio Quartararo. Marquez pointed out that MotoGP, like Formula 1, has allowed an aero war to overshadow the on-track spectacle. While MotoGP has had more exciting races than F1 this year, the overall fan engagement and marketing efforts of F1 have been better, as demonstrated by packed grandstands, shows between sessions for entertainment, and the success of the Netflix series “Drive to Survive.” F1 has consistently drawn larger crowds, with over 300,000 fans at most races, compared to MotoGP’s inconsistent spectator figures. Marketing, social media campaigns, celebrity exposure, and television deals all play a significant role in the popularity of both series.

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Source: Motorsport.com

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