Your blog needs to be so much more than race reports. It needs to show who you are and why you’re special. It’ll be a touchpoint for potential sponsors who want to know more about you and what you can offer.
Business owners and decision markers get so many sales pitches that it’s not always possible to read through every one. They’ll read the first line and decide if they want to continue so this is where you need to hook them. A detailed bio can come later, start by talking about the business.
While monetary sponsorship is the holy grail, don’t sniff at a product-only deal because anything you don’t have to spend to get ready to race can be spent on entry fees, car improvements and further coaching to improve your race craft.
Launching Get Paid to Race at MotorsportDays.LIVE was a fantastic experience. The show was a great chance to meet people, experience some fantastic race cars and sell a few books to boot.
Motorsport doesn’t usually offer a normal nine-to-five schedule. You’ll work long hours, weekends and evenings. As with any job, sometimes you’ll be around people you love, sometimes you won’t. The work can be physical and demanding. You’ll get tired and drink too much coffee. Sometimes you’ll feel battered and bruised.
The Ginetta Junior Scholarship offers one of the biggest prizes in UK motorsport. The competition is fierce so here’s some advice on how to prepare.