Download e-book for kindle: Formula One Racing for Dummies by Jonathan Noble

By Jonathan Noble

ISBN-10: 0764570153

ISBN-13: 9780764570155

At one point, the e-book is an efficient simple precis of F1 racing -- the vehicles, background, tracks, groups and drivers, pointers on attending a race, and a few of the recommendations concerned. if you are a F1 junkie like i'm, its all good.

More objectively even though, the ebook is dated... with information present as much as approximately 2003/04, that's many respects is old heritage for F1 (new varied replaced teams/drivers/tracks/rules now), so if i used to be simply moving into F1 as a viewer, this booklet will be particularly complicated due to the fact lots of the information is old-fashioned.

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Chapter 3: The Big Business of Formula One The Benefits of Sponsorship The types of companies involved in Formula One range from massive global corporations that use the sport as one part of a worldwide marketing campaign to local companies just wishing to help support back-of-the-grid drivers or one of the smaller teams. The following sections outline what big and smaller sponsors get from their investments in Formula One racing teams and explains how all sponsors benefit from the exposure. The headliners: Big benefits for big sponsors The huge cost of running a Formula One team each year, from paying more than 400 employees to getting the cars to 16 race tracks in 15 different countries (there are two races in Germany), means that only big-money sponsors can afford what is known as title sponsorship.

Fittingly, the man whose vision this all is – McLaren’s Ron Dennis – began his involvement in racing by working in Cooper’s roadside garage. 29 30 Part I: Speeding through the Basics Chapter 3 The Big Business of Formula One In This Chapter ᮣ Understanding how sponsors fund the sport ᮣ Discovering how sponsors make the most of their money ᮣ Finding out about Formula One merchandise S ome people may joke that Formula One is a very expensive way for people to watch adverts flashing past at 200 mph, and there is some truth in the idea that money does make the cars go round.

Up and Down and All Around: The Tracks Every race provides a new challenge for the teams and drivers – and that is because each track on the calendar is unique. Circuit designs have evolved dramatically over the years although Formula One has traditionally not taken place on ovals – even if the Indianapolis 500 was part of the World Championship from 1950 to 1960. Some venues have been on the calendar since the 1950s, like Silverstone and Monza, with their track designs and facilities being upgraded over the years, whereas new venues have appeared recently – like Malaysia and Melbourne.

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