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  • F1 Business Diary 2014: the Australian Grand Prix

    17 March 2014 | Analysis

    Formula One purred back into action after a winter break spent getting to grips with the highly-challenging new technology now dominating the rule-book. The Australian Grand Prix was a fascinating first installment of what could be a dramatic season on and off the track.

  • NBC posts strong first-year ratings, but Formula One faces a Texan Nascar clash in 2014

    05 December 2013 | Analysis

    NBC Sports Group's first season of Formula One coverage in 2013 was viewed by 15 per cent more people than watched the 2012 season, but next season's US Grand Prix will clash with a Nascar race in the same state.

  • Formula One Business Diary – Abu Dhabi: team-by-team

    04 November 2013 | Analysis

    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the 17th of 19 races on this year's Formula One calendar. The championships may have been decided but every team in the pit-lane is facing its own set of challenges - financial, technical or personnel-related - as the end of a long season nears.

  • Formula One Business Diary: India

    28 October 2013 | Analysis

    Sebastian Vettel joined the greats, winning his fourth world championship in succession at what might have been the final Indian Grand Prix, on a day when Red Bull Racing sewed up its fourth title in a row, too.

  • Leading motorsport agency JMI acquired by Chime; Zak Brown to stay as CEO

    25 October 2013 | Analysis

    Just Marketing International (JMI), the motorsport sponsorship agency which has established itself as one of the leaders in the field over the last decade, has been sold to Chime Communications.

  • Formula One Business Diary: Korea

    07 October 2013 | Analysis

    As Sebastian Vettel waltzed towards his fourth world championship, the Korean shipping town of Mokpo played host to its fourth and potentially final Grand Prix on Sunday. The Formula One community, meanwhile, was looking increasingly to a new, expensive era in 2014.

  • Formula One Business Diary: Italy

    09 September 2013 | Analysis

    The Formula One world championship's final European race of the year saw a fourth victory in six for the dominant Sebastian Vettel. Off-track, discussion and speculation over the 2014 driver line-up and the make-up of next year's calendar.

  • Formula One Business Diary: Belgium

    27 August 2013 | Analysis

    The Belgian Grand Prix marked the beginning of the second part of the Formula One world championship, but questions will be asked of the circuit after Greenpeace infiltrated the venue on race day to protest against title sponsor Shell.

  • Formula One Business Diary: Hungary

    29 July 2013 | Analysis

    Halfway through the Hungarian Grand Prix marked the halfway point of the 2013 Formula One season. With Budapest the final stop before the four-week summer break, there was plenty to discuss and speculate on as Lewis Hamilton scored his first victory for Mercedes.

  • Austria, Russia and New Jersey to join 2014 schedule as Formula One gears up for 22-race season

    24 July 2013 | Analysis

    The 2014 Formula One calendar may be comprised of as many as 22 races, with three new Grands Prix likely to be added to the schedule.

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