Zak Brown on running McLaren, billion-dollar deals and his F1 car collection
A sponsorshipSponsorship provides opportunities for companies to partner with F1, exposing their brands to millions of viewers while providing necessary funding... There's more... guru for more than 20 years, Zak BrownZakary (Zak) Challen Brown is an American businessman and former professional racing driver, currently residing in England. He is chief... There's more... landed his dream job in 2016 when he became executive director, and later CEO, of McLarenMcLaren Racing Limited is a British motor racing team, under the Marque of the Mclaren Group, based at the McLaren... There's more... – the team he’d supported as an F1-mad kid in California.
On this week’s show, Brown discusses how he’s guiding McLaren back to the front of the gridThe grid is a reference to the starting order of the race is typically determined by qualifying, however, with the... There's more... and why he made the moves he has in the driver marketF1 Drivers are private entities, with their own managers, trainers and support personnel, contracted to a team for a year... There's more.... He also gives us the lowdown on his own racing career, including going toe-to-toe with the likes of Juan Pablo Montoya in F3Formula 3 was formed in 2019 as a development category for young drivers in pursuit of an F1 seat. Held... There's more..., discusses his epic F1F1 is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally.... There's more... car collection, and reveals the mind-blowing amount of sponsorship cash he’s brought into F1…
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