2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by M840TR » Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:34 pm

RonDennis wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:40 pm
trinidefender wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:12 pm
Some positive sponsor news

https://www.crash.net/f1/news/911745/1/ ... rship-deal
This is probably one of the reasons why McLaren wants their own Indycar team, because you could make a great package deal for the US and the global market.
It's one of their biggest selling points as of late, introduced by Zak. He's been marketing the whole Mclaren Group, like with Dell. I'm also interested to see whether the 'Long-Term Partnership' with OnePlus ends up on the livery as well.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by bauc » Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:35 am

I always wondered why Coca Cola was absent from F1, its such a huge brand and recognized all of the world by everyone. I would love to see them extend the deal with Mclaren even that does not mean big $ coming their way, I just kinda like to see the brand on the car.

The one plus deal will more likely be something similar what Mercedes had with Blackberry, small sticker on the car but tons of promotional stunts by the drivers over the year.
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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by M840TR » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:12 am

Unlikely to be this big a deal I'm afraid.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by makecry » Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:48 pm

bauc wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:35 am
I always wondered why Coca Cola was absent from F1, its such a huge brand and recognized all of the world by everyone. I would love to see them extend the deal with Mclaren even that does not mean big $ coming their way, I just kinda like to see the brand on the car.

The one plus deal will more likely be something similar what Mercedes had with Blackberry, small sticker on the car but tons of promotional stunts by the drivers over the year.

You answered your own question. Coca Cola doesn’t actually need more brand exposure. It’s everywhere.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by proteus » Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:46 pm

Imagine all the hate if Mclaren would actually go for the red/white livery now, with Renault engines :wink:
If i would get the money to start my own F1 team, i would revive Arrows

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by diffuser » Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:12 pm

makecry wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:48 pm
bauc wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:35 am
I always wondered why Coca Cola was absent from F1, its such a huge brand and recognized all of the world by everyone. I would love to see them extend the deal with Mclaren even that does not mean big $ coming their way, I just kinda like to see the brand on the car.

The one plus deal will more likely be something similar what Mercedes had with Blackberry, small sticker on the car but tons of promotional stunts by the drivers over the year.

You answered your own question. Coca Cola doesn’t actually need more brand exposure. It’s everywhere.
Think about that answer on the Coca cola question..... You saying that Coke's advertising budget is 0? They obviously choose to advertise in other ways than F1. Monster Energy Drinks, that is owned by coke, obviously advertises in F1. Now whether that's a contract that existed prior-to the 2015 Coke purchase of Monster. I don't know.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by makecry » Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:42 pm

diffuser wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:12 pm
makecry wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:48 pm
bauc wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:35 am
I always wondered why Coca Cola was absent from F1, its such a huge brand and recognized all of the world by everyone. I would love to see them extend the deal with Mclaren even that does not mean big $ coming their way, I just kinda like to see the brand on the car.

The one plus deal will more likely be something similar what Mercedes had with Blackberry, small sticker on the car but tons of promotional stunts by the drivers over the year.

You answered your own question. Coca Cola doesn’t actually need more brand exposure. It’s everywhere.
Think about that answer on the Coca cola question..... You saying that Coke's advertising budget is 0? They obviously choose to advertise in other ways than F1. Monster Energy Drinks, that is owned by coke, obviously advertises in F1. Now whether that's a contract that existed prior-to the 2015 Coke purchase of Monster. I don't know.
Cokes marketing budget is not zero obviously lol but they already spend a lot. You see coke EVERYWHERE. It's there in your local McDonald's, in your movie theater, it's there on your TV and everywhere. The reason why they are not in f1 is because they are getting much better value targeting their target audience which is typically younger people elsewhere.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by M840TR » Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:59 pm

Mclaren's 2018 budget was $95m less than Redbull and $190m less than Ferrari. Interestingly, it's still $30m more than Renault (Enstone) and the 4th largest.

https://www.racefans.net/2018/12/26/the ... -part-two/

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by Avocado » Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:12 pm

M840TR wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:59 pm
Mclaren's 2018 budget was $95m less than Redbull and $190m less than Ferrari. Interestingly, it's still $30m more than Renault (Enstone) and the 4th largest.

https://www.racefans.net/2018/12/26/the ... -part-two/
Those budget lists are pure bullshit. Always. No one knows how much they really spend.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by charliesmithhd » Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:35 pm

Avocado wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 5:12 pm
M840TR wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:59 pm
Mclaren's 2018 budget was $95m less than Redbull and $190m less than Ferrari. Interestingly, it's still $30m more than Renault (Enstone) and the 4th largest.

https://www.racefans.net/2018/12/26/the ... -part-two/
Those budget lists are pure bullshit. Always. No one knows how much they really spend.
Doesn't it have to be reported to the FIA?

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by ScottR267 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:35 pm

Has anyone heard any other sponsor rumours? Zak made reference to new sponsor partners on the car in Australia however cannot find any potential sponsors being linked

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by M840TR » Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:49 am

ScottR267 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Has anyone heard any other sponsor rumours? Zak made reference to new sponsor partners on the car in Australia however cannot find any potential sponsors being linked
Coca Cola and OnePlus.

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by RonDennis » Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:55 pm

M840TR wrote:
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:49 am
ScottR267 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Has anyone heard any other sponsor rumours? Zak made reference to new sponsor partners on the car in Australia however cannot find any potential sponsors being linked
Coca Cola and OnePlus.
The OnePlus deal has already been announced, so I don't expect that will be one of the new sponsors. It's also already mentioned as partner.

https://www.mclaren.com/formula1/partners/

It's Día de los Santos Inocentes, so take it with a grain of salt.
The official announcement of the investment of the Asturian will be made in Birmingham in mid-January, on the occasion of the Autosport Motor Show, and will involve the arrival of Kimoa as clothing partner of the structure in several categories.
Fernando Alonso will become a shareholder of McLaren Racing, a new company that will include both the Formula 1 team and the rest of the Group's racing projects, from the GT to the Indycar, including a study of the future viability of manufacturing a car for Le Mans .

The operation, which is part of the reorganization that Zak Brown has promoted for all competition issues, should be announced in early January , on the occasion of the traditional Autosport Motor Show in Birmimgham on January 12 or 13.

The entry of Alonso into the shareholders - with an investment whose amount has not been specified - could follow the same guidelines that were followed last May when Michael Latifi, father of the pilot Nicholas Latifi, invested 200 million euros in the McLaren Group . Fernando would thus become the fourth shareholder of the group , along with Mansour Ojjeh, Michael Latifi and the sovereign Bareini fund Mumtalakat, which is the majority shareholder.

Alonso has wove a great complicity with Zak Brown these years. The marketing specialist and director of competition of McLaren, has not hesitated to offer Fernando all the opportunities that the Asturian has asked , from IndyCar to Le Mans through running with the team of Brown 24 hours of Daytona last year .

Despite the announcement of his retirement from F1 , Fernando and McLaren have already made it clear that they will maintain their collaboration. Initially, leaving aside the 500 Miles of Indianapolis, the role of Fernando seemed to fit with that of special adviser of the team and tutor of the two F1 drivers next year.

Little by little new roles are unveiled, for example the possibility of appearing in the preseason tests in Barcelona and it is not ruled out that it could return to the premier category if within a period of one or two years, maximum, the progress of McLaren in F1 are enough .

In the pack of the operation could enter the FA Racing team by Alonso, which Fernando has created for F3 , relying on the structure of Drivex -owned by Miguel Ángel de Castro and Pedro Martínez de la Rosa- that could be a luck of McLaren Junior Team and deal with the formation of young values ​​in their initial steps.

For this and other projects, in addition, the arrival of Alonso to McLaren shareholders will result in the adoption of Kimoa as a new clothing supplier. The Asturian brand has already been a sponsor of the Woking team in Formula 1 during the 2018 season and with the greater involvement of Fernando, now also takes strength through the textile field.

The team has already tested recently with several pilots and everything indicates that David Vidales, one of our best kartists , would be on the team. Vidales has already accompanied Fernando and Pedro de la Rosa in some resistance karting races .
https://soymotor.com/noticias/fernando- ... ing-958495

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Re: 2018 McLaren F1 Team - Renault

Post by M840TR » Fri Dec 28, 2018 2:48 pm

RonDennis wrote:
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:55 pm
M840TR wrote:
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:49 am
ScottR267 wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Has anyone heard any other sponsor rumours? Zak made reference to new sponsor partners on the car in Australia however cannot find any potential sponsors being linked
Coca Cola and OnePlus.
The OnePlus deal has already been announced, so I don't expect that will be one of the new sponsors. It's also already mentioned as partner.

https://www.mclaren.com/formula1/partners/

It's Día de los Santos Inocentes, so take it with a grain of salt.
The official announcement of the investment of the Asturian will be made in Birmingham in mid-January, on the occasion of the Autosport Motor Show, and will involve the arrival of Kimoa as clothing partner of the structure in several categories.
Fernando Alonso will become a shareholder of McLaren Racing, a new company that will include both the Formula 1 team and the rest of the Group's racing projects, from the GT to the Indycar, including a study of the future viability of manufacturing a car for Le Mans .

The operation, which is part of the reorganization that Zak Brown has promoted for all competition issues, should be announced in early January , on the occasion of the traditional Autosport Motor Show in Birmimgham on January 12 or 13.

The entry of Alonso into the shareholders - with an investment whose amount has not been specified - could follow the same guidelines that were followed last May when Michael Latifi, father of the pilot Nicholas Latifi, invested 200 million euros in the McLaren Group . Fernando would thus become the fourth shareholder of the group , along with Mansour Ojjeh, Michael Latifi and the sovereign Bareini fund Mumtalakat, which is the majority shareholder.

Alonso has wove a great complicity with Zak Brown these years. The marketing specialist and director of competition of McLaren, has not hesitated to offer Fernando all the opportunities that the Asturian has asked , from IndyCar to Le Mans through running with the team of Brown 24 hours of Daytona last year .

Despite the announcement of his retirement from F1 , Fernando and McLaren have already made it clear that they will maintain their collaboration. Initially, leaving aside the 500 Miles of Indianapolis, the role of Fernando seemed to fit with that of special adviser of the team and tutor of the two F1 drivers next year.

Little by little new roles are unveiled, for example the possibility of appearing in the preseason tests in Barcelona and it is not ruled out that it could return to the premier category if within a period of one or two years, maximum, the progress of McLaren in F1 are enough .

In the pack of the operation could enter the FA Racing team by Alonso, which Fernando has created for F3 , relying on the structure of Drivex -owned by Miguel Ángel de Castro and Pedro Martínez de la Rosa- that could be a luck of McLaren Junior Team and deal with the formation of young values ​​in their initial steps.

For this and other projects, in addition, the arrival of Alonso to McLaren shareholders will result in the adoption of Kimoa as a new clothing supplier. The Asturian brand has already been a sponsor of the Woking team in Formula 1 during the 2018 season and with the greater involvement of Fernando, now also takes strength through the textile field.

The team has already tested recently with several pilots and everything indicates that David Vidales, one of our best kartists , would be on the team. Vidales has already accompanied Fernando and Pedro de la Rosa in some resistance karting races .
https://soymotor.com/noticias/fernando- ... ing-958495
I read this in Soymotor but didn't think it was authentic enough a source. Plausible but still a rumor.