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User currently offlineskipness1E From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2007, 3317 posts, RR: 1
Posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4708 times:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-0...ula-one-sponsorship-agreement.html

I was wondering, does this mean I will be able to shoot Etihad without that annoying rear fuselage advert on every single aircraft? Conversely will we be seeing an A388 special scheme. Anyone know?

Will Etihad's A6-EHJ be getting a respray into standard colours?

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User currently offlinehhslax2 From Bahrain, joined Jan 2012, 129 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4514 times:

Quoting skipness1E (Thread starter):
I was wondering, does this mean I will be able to shoot Etihad without that annoying rear fuselage advert on every single aircraft? Conversely will we be seeing an A388 special scheme. Anyone know?

Will Etihad's A6-EHJ be getting a respray into standard colours?

The link says it won't affect the races in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain that already have sponsors (Etihad and Gulf respectively), so I'm guessing no.


User currently offlineblueflyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4179 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4410 times:
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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31417 posts, RR: 85
Reply 3, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4303 times:
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This is a general branding effort, I expect, like Santander Bank (and Marlboro in the old days).

I see Rolex has replaced Qantas as title sponsor for the Australian Grand Prix this year.


User currently onlinefrigatebird From Netherlands, joined Jun 2008, 1715 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3993 times:

I noticed Airbus sponsors the Caterham F1 team, wonder in what form? Seems a bit strange it will help them sell airplanes, perhaps the Caterham team has a deal to use some of their (windtunnel) facilities?


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User currently offlineMillwallSean From Singapore, joined Apr 2008, 1295 posts, RR: 6
Reply 5, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 3892 times:

Quoting frigatebird (Reply 4):
I noticed Airbus sponsors the Caterham F1 team, wonder in what form? Seems a bit strange it will help them sell airplanes, perhaps the Caterham team has a deal to use some of their (windtunnel) facilities?

Not a sportsperson I see. I think you'll find the main reason for Airbus sponsorship is that the owners of Caterham also owns one of Asia's largest airlines and is a big Airbus customer...
Say hello to Mr Fernandes again hehe.

And if I am correctly informed Airbus also has a corporate box at Loftus Road.
I doubt its because the people working for Airbus UK happens to be big QPR supporters...



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User currently offlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3089 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 3843 times:

I wonder if there is any interest to take this further and bring the race to Dubai as well.

Dubai Grand Prix. F1 has allowed two races from one nation before, and usually gone with European Grand Prix, or similar, but no need to now as the other race is Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (rather than UAE Grand Prix).

I wouldn't be surprised, unless Abu Dhabi has some sort of exclusivity deal in place.

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User currently offlineairbazar From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 8657 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3659 times:

Quoting CXfirst (Reply 6):
Dubai Grand Prix. F1 has allowed two races from one nation before, and usually gone with European Grand Prix, or similar, but no need to now as the other race is Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (rather than UAE Grand Prix).

Before and now. This year there were supposed to be 2 GP's in the USA: Austin and NY. But NY has now been delayed and moved to 2014.

[Edited 2013-02-06 04:22:09]

User currently offlinehawaii12 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 103 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 3384 times:

my employer, currently the main sponsor of F1, is considering dropping sponsorship. apparently the current CEO is not a fan of F1, or at least as big of a fan as the previous CEO who signed the deal.

User currently offlineEurohub From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 243 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2884 times:

Quoting frigatebird (Reply 4):
Seems a bit strange it will help them sell airplanes,
Quoting MillwallSean (Reply 5):
And if I am correctly informed Airbus also has a corporate box at Loftus Road.
I doubt its because the people working for Airbus UK happens to be big QPR supporters...

Indeed, corporate sponsorship of sporting events in particular provides companies with unique opportunities to impress potential clients and reward the loyalty of existing ones. I have been fortunate enough to have enjoyed the hospitality of a global logistics company at football matches on a couple of occasions and whilst their price and service levels inform my decision making, fond memories of enjoyable occasions can't help but have an influence!



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