Find sponsorship at a car show

Autosport and other car shows can be very valuable for racing drivers looking to pick up some support for the season ahead. You need to keep in mind that these businesses are probably being approached by drivers all weekend long so you need something that will help you to stand out.

“Why should businesses give a driver money just to go racing?”

Car Keys understands that when sponsoring a driver or team, there needs to be a benefit.

Become more than just a ROI calculation

Automotive chemical company LIQUI MOLY recently announced its increased investment in the UK and this was a great chance for me to catch up with the brand to talk about its sponsorship of touring car teams, MotoGP drivers and winter sports events.

How to find sponsors: An insight into my process

If I’m sitting down for a hustle session, I have a pretty specific way of going about things. Everyone is different but I thought a little insight into my process would give you an idea of how it’s done.

Should you ask for product sponsorship instead of cash?

There are plenty of benefits to getting product sponsorships, especially if it’s early on in your career. Before I touch on how to approach a company for this kind of partnership, here’s some reasoning behind the benefits with some experiences of my own.

Coffee: Your secret sponsorship weapon

I shared something from Ramit Sethi of IWT on the Racing Mentor Facebook community page. It gave an example of an email Ramit opened in 30 seconds and shows that coffee is key but not the clincher.

Five reasons why racing drivers need PR

PR helps you to establish a rapport between your brand and the public. For large businesses, this can be as complex as community relations, crisis management and media events but, for the most part, it’s much more simple for a racing driver or team.

Tell me what you find challenging about sponsorship

If you’re a racing driver and you have thought about seeking sponsorship or are actively trying, I need you.

Sales basics for racing drivers

If you don’t have a sales background this can be really tricky and if you’re not used to getting on the phone and pestering people, it’s going to be even harder to get in touch with those that truly could benefit from what you’re doing.

Racing Mentor partners with Team Holmes Motorsport

Results from the Sponsorship Bootcamp and how it has brought Racing Mentor and Team Holmes Motorsport together.

Five reasons why racing drivers need PR

PR helps you to establish a rapport between your brand and the public. For large businesses, this can be as complex as community relations, crisis management and media events but, for the most part, it’s much more simple for a racing driver or team.

Motorsport Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for the petrol head in your life, or just want some inspiration for your own wishlist? Look no further. This is a gift guide for racing drivers, anyone with motorsport ambitions and all of us who love the sport.

Sales basics for racing drivers

If you don’t have a sales background this can be really tricky and if you’re not used to getting on the phone and pestering people, it’s going to be even harder to get in touch with those that truly could benefit from what you’re doing.

Racing Mentor joins forces with Student Motorsport

We’re pleased to announce that we’re teaming up with Student Motorsport, a portal that helps students make their way into a motorsport career. The partnership with usher in a new era of Racing Mentor courses for drivers and engineers.

A day with the College of West Anglia’s Mini Challenge team

I joined the motorsport students at the College of West Anglia to help out on their Mini Challenge team. This gave me an insight into how this professional outfit runs and operates while teaching students valuable skills they can take into their future careers.