MotoGP takes proactive approach to race integrity with Sportradar partnership

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MotoGP the highest level of professional motorcycle racing will join Sportradar’s integrity programme starting in its 2017 season.

Announcing a motorsport first, MotoGP has asked Sportradar to provide its integrity monitoring services and consulting for all syndicated races including the monitoring of Moto 2&3 races.

Moving forward Sportradar will monitor sports betting wagering on all competitive races utilising its in-depth Fraud Detection System (FDS).

In addition, Sportradar will deliver five Education and Prevention Workshops to a wide range of participants and stakeholders, as well as providing an e-learning program for all riders and teams.

MotoGP governance welcomed Sportradar services, stating that it wanted to be proactive and resolute in maintaining the sports positive reputation and integrity.

Andreas Krannich, Managing Director Integrity Services at Sportradar welcomed MotoGP to Sportradar services commenting

“We do speak to sports who feel distant or immune to the problem of fixing. That is not MotoGP’s stance. They have been inquisitive, invested and definitive.

They have sought the full suite of our Integrity Services to ensure that no stone is left unturned and that no compromises are made. We look forward to working with them and their stakeholder for the next few years and helping them keep MotoGP an example of best practice in the world of motorsports”.

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