2014 could be major F1 sponsor UBS’ last season in the sport.
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Bernie Ecclestone is not worried Red Bull’s run of dominance will drive the brand out of formula one.
The energy drink company’s premier F1 team and its lead driver Sebastian Vettel have won the past four drivers’ and constructors’ championships — so dominantly in 2013 that many questioned the spectacle of the latest triumph.
Less than a week before the Formula One circus arrives in Montreal
There were dozens of workers all around the circuit on Notre-Dame island this morning during our first visit to the site for the 2013 Grand Prix.
Bernie Ecclestone is tipped to sign up the airline Emirates as a major F1 sponsor on a visit to Dubai on Tuesday.
The 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.
UBS, a major sponsor of formula one, could be considering pulling out of the sport.
The Swiss based global financial services company entered F1 in 2010, powered by its then chief executive Oswald Grubel, who had also brought the Swiss bank Credit Suisse to the sport and was a board member of the BMW-Sauber team.
Sauber came tantalisingly close to a major sponsorship deal with UBS, the Zurich based global financial services company
It emerged recently that, before deciding to sponsor the entire sport last year, UBS chief executive Oswald Grubel wanted instead to link the brand with an individual team. Blick claims that team was Hinwil based Sauber, and the newspaper has now published three ‘secret’ photographs to prove it.
One of F1’s non-executive directors is looking to get involved with formula one sponsorship deals.
The 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.
“I think we will land something pretty big despite the difficulties”
The arrival in formula one of Swiss bank UBS is helping Williams in its search for a new major sponsor for 2011. It recently emerged that the sport has sealed a sponsorship deal with UBS that will be launched in Singapore later this month.