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Talking sponsorship with Greenpower

Greenpower Education Trust is a UK based charity that aims to unlock potential and spark enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) through the excitement of motorsport. During the lockdown period, the charity has engaged with its teams and supporters through a series of short insight videos called ‘PitStop Chats’. In the latest episode […]

Who’s ready to embrace sponsorship creativity?

“This season, the drivers who already have some sponsorship, the sponsors pull out, they already sent the letters and said: ‘okay bye bye, because you will have everything [the whole season] in two months’.” These rather alarming words are those of Jean Alesi, a Formula 1 stalwart of 201 race starts, and father to Giuliano, a current Formula 2 racer. Does he […]

Athletes for Good

Without realising it, we may just be going through a slight power shift in the world of professional sport. Over the past few weeks we’ve seen the rise of athlete-empowered movements, not driven by club contracts or CSR initiatives, but instead directed by the unprompted passion and personal agendas of those individuals. With vocal empowerment, […]

Esteban Gutierrez appoints SQN for communications support

Mercedes AMG F1 Team and Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team reserve and development driver Esteban Gutierrez has retained the services of SQN for the provision of communications support related to his esports and personal activities. The Mexican has been one of the standout performers in esports during F1’s lockdown period; he finished runner-up in the […]

Virtual sanity makes Le Mans 24 an online success

Billed as “The Ultimate Esports Endurance Race”, the Virtual Le Mans 24 Hours was always going to attract attention. From the hardcore endurance fans and aficionados wanting to commemorate the traditional Le Mans weekend, to more cynical observers armed with their ‘it’s not like the real thing’ barbs. There was always going to be criticism. […]