Tag Archive: LG

Nov 22

F1 loses sponsor LG

Formula one has lost an official sponsor.

LG logoLG, the electronics brand, has announced it is ending its five-year relationship with the sport. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 05

Ecclestone to pen $200m sponsor deal – report

Bernie Ecclestone is tipped to sign up the airline Emirates as a major F1 sponsor on a visit to Dubai on Tuesday.

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2Welcome to Emirates.comThe Financial Times said the five year deal is worth “about $200m”, making it “one of the biggest” in motor sport. The report said Emirates would join formula one’s clutch of official sponsors, including UBS, Rolex, Tata and LG. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 05

Rolex becomes F1’s official timekeeper

Luxury watchmaker Rolex has signed up as F1’s official timekeeper.

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Flagworld - F1F1’s official website said the “major” deal is a “long-term” one. “This is an exciting step for us at Rolex as the fit between formula one and our brand feels very natural and, like all great partnerships, needs little explanation,” Rolex CEO Gian Ricciardo Marini said. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 12

F1 director buys stake in sponsorship agency

One of F1’s non-executive directors is looking to get involved with formula one sponsorship deals.

2011-07-10_01392011-07-10_0145The Financial Times reports that global communications services company WPP, headed by founder and boss Sir Martin Sorrell, is taking a minority stake in the biggest F1 sponsorship agency Just Marketing.

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May 05

Crescent Street promoter rides again in 2011, expecting to surpass One Million in terms of attendance

Brian Fogt, the man behind Montreal’s top street festivals, announces schedule

BBF Promotions et événements logo2010-06-10-0095He has been at it for twelve years now and doesn’t see why he should stop. Brian Fogt, president and owner of BBF Promotions and Events Inc. has been the man behind some of Montreal’s most popular street festivals, namely the LG Crescent Street Grand Prix Festival and the Ford Racing Festival since 1999. And BBF is proud to announce that they are back in 2011 with three major events on Crescent Street. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 28

Korean companies waiting before entering F1

The only Korean brand involved as a sponsor was LG.

2010-10-24 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jaime Alguersuari 01LG LOGOSouth Korean companies are reportedly holding off before deciding whether to follow the east Asian country into formula one. The brand new Yeongam circuit hosted its inaugural grand prix last weekend, but the only Korean brand involved as a sponsor was LG. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 25

Yeongam GP wants Korean team and driver in F1

Korea GP vows to solve problems for 2011

South Korean Grand-Prix logo2010-10-24 - BMW Sauber F1 Team 03Organisers of the Korean grand prix have indicated they will support efforts to see a local team and driver on the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 18

Korea’s Hyundai ‘not interested’ in F1 – report

The likelihood of Hyundai entering formula one in the near future has diminished.

HyundaiKorean Grand PrixSome years ago, the Korean carmaker – currently the fifth largest in the world and comprising Kia – was linked with Minardi when Paul Stoddart was selling the Faenza based team. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 28

Release of US GP details eases some scepticism

“Even if they’re one year late, it won’t stop the project happening.” -Dennis

The site location and the primary investor have been revealed by organisers of the 2012 United States grand prix. Zak Brown, boss of the company that represents F1 sponsors including LG, Johnnie Walker and Hilton, said he thinks the news will allay some of the recent scepticism about the Austin project. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 23

New team manager for Williams, new sponsor for Red Bull

Williams has confirmed reports that Dickie Stanford is returning to grands prix in the team manager role.

Stanford, who previously held the role until he moved to a factory-based job in 2005, is replacing Tim Newton, who will now be based at Williams’ Grove headquarters as production manager. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 03

F1 sponsor LG considers team backing

 Electronics giant LG is considering ramping up its sponsorship involvement with formula one

LGLate last year, the South Korean brand was unveiled as an official backer of the world championship, with its branding on the TV broadcasts, timing graphics and trackside reported to be costing up to $15m per year. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 03

Fans asked to choose venue for Polish GP

Poland could be among the next names to feature on future formula one calendars

2009-05-24 - MonacoGP - BMW - Robert Kubica 03The electronics firm LG, a global sponsor of the world championship, is backing a campaign in the central European country to select a location for an inaugural Polish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 01

Crisis can’t dent F1 – Ecclestone

Ecclestone said the sport remains a huge draw

Bernie Ecclestone has moved to play down the impact the global financial crisis may have on the world of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 26

LG confirmed as new F1 sponsor

LG, the major South Korean electronics company

As predicted, the South Korean electronics giant LG on Wednesday was revealed as an official formula one sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »