NOVEMBER 28, 2008
Forum to discuss F1 survey results in Monaco
Key representatives from Formula 1™s teams, sponsors, media and governing body will take centre stage at this year™s Motor Sport Business Forum to discuss the findings of a recent global survey of motor racing fans.
The morning of the second day of the Forum will feature a high-level panel who will discuss the latest ING/F1 Racing Global Formula 1 Survey. The panel will be made up of representatives from across the industry with participants including Williams F1 CEO Adam Parr, Honda Racing CEO Nick Fry, FIA Technical Consultant Tony Purnell, ING™s F1 Programme Director Isabelle Conner and F1 commentator and journalist James Allen.
They will discuss the findings of the survey which was completed by a broad section of F1 fans from across the world. Subjects covered include technology, the environment, media and sponsorship, to name a few, and all of these will be discussed in length by the high-level panel.
The 2008 Forum also features participation from leading race teams, global sponsors, championship organisers, race circuit owners and world class drivers from across the motor sport spectrum.
New participants in the Forum™s conference programme this year include:
Donington Park CEO Simon Gillett, who will reveal the latest plans for the circuit that will host the British Grand Prix from 2010;
Total™s new Competition Director Philippe Corsaletti, who will talk about the role of the sponsor/supplier across all levels of motor sport; and Chevrolet Motorsport Managing Director Eric Neve, who will discuss how motor sport can be used to transform a brand.