F1 Power Boating Team Sponsorship
Johannesburg, 17 March 2006
F1 Powerboat racing is highly competitive, where the boats travel an astonishing 220 kph on water and can go 0-100 kph in 3.5 seconds! Across South Africa, teams compete , regulated both by Power Boat South Africa (PSA) and Union International Motonautique (UIM). The races follow a circuit around a selected stretch of water (lake, river or a sheltered bay).
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Meet the Team

 
Lucky Hadebe
  • 1st and ONLY BLACK F1 pilot
  • Started racing powerboats in 1994
  • Ended 2004/2005 Season 4th
  • Born in Newcastle, Lucky lives and works in Port Alfred at A&G Marine as a boat mechanic

Ambition

  • To win the South African Series
  • To race in the World Series
 

 
Tim Fetherstonhaugh
  • Started racing in the ‘89 as a 10 yr old
  • Won the Junior Sportsman of the Year and EP colours on 4 occasions
  • Started racing F1 in 2000
  • No 1 contender for the title for the 2003/2004 season

Ambition

  • To win the SA title then to race in the World Series
  • Becoming a fulltime racing professional
 

Partner Benefits

  • Team Naming Rights
  • Comprehensive Branding/Livery on Boats – Including Sponsors Colours
  • Branding on both pilots racing gear
  • Branding on Tow vehicles and trailers
  • Branding on ALL support crew
  • VIP tickets to all races – Right to erect corporate hospitality tents
  • Access to pits/pilots and crafts – Team building for employees and business partners – Boats available for in-house displays – be interviewed, give lectures and slide presentations
  • Detailed exposure on > http://tjracing.compushop.co.za
  • Goal for the 2005-2006 season To take the two top positions in the championship


Television Exposure

  • The SA Formula 1 Powerboat Series is flighted on “Watersports World” to a world-wide audience – 261 million homes reaching 600 million viewers. – The airtime value of one episode exceeds $3million –
  • The production is owned by Racing Communications cc whom supply the finished production to the various broadcasters including; FOX Sports; SKY Sports; STAR TV; GUANG YA (China); SUPERSPORT
  • In South Africa a 26 minute production of the races is broadcast 7-9 times on CSN; Supersport 1+2. A typical flighting schedule will be:
    • Sat – SS1 17:30 – 18:00
    • Sun - SS1 17:30 – 18:00
    • Mon – SS2 18:00 – 18:30
    • Tues - CSN 15:00 – 15:30
    • Wed – SS1 05:30 – 06:00
    • Thurs -SS1 06:00 – 06:30
    • Thurs– SS1 12:30 – 13:00
    • Fri - SS2 19:00 – 19:30
  • Additional coverage from various magazine programmes
  • “Watersports World” is SKY Sports LONGEST running sports show!

Race Calendar

  • 5-6 November '05 Rynfield Dam Benoni
  • 15-16 December '05 Port of Richards Bay
  • 14-15 January '06 Potchefstroom
  • 5-6 February '06 Oppie Vaal/Metsimaholo Free State Festival
  • 4-5 March '06 North End Lake Port Elizabeth
  • 1-2 April '06 Kwikfit Powerboat Grand Prix Klerksdorp
  • 22-23 April '06 Port Alfred
  • 20-21 May '06 Bloemfontein

Benefits of this Team

  • TJ Racing are in the Boating business and based in Port Alfred – They prepare “race boats” – Their business maintains +- 100 “run about” boats – Lucky Hadebe and Tim work there as mechanics – Tim's father owns the business – The boats livery will always be maintained –
  • Lucky Hadebe knows the business and has already tasted victory when he won the Klerksdorp 2004 event
  • Tim is very experienced and is simply waiting for his big break – sponsorship will allow this. He is ultra competitive!
  • This team will go the “extra mile” to look after the sponsors exposure
  • They will supply the sponsor with detailed monthly reports including photographs and coverage received
  • They will personally entertain your clients at race meetings and will be available for all your in-house corporate events

Financial

Option 1

  • Both Boats Both Pilots
  • R 400 000 excl Vat for the 2005/6 season
  • R 500 000 excl Vat for 2006/7 season

Option 2

  • 1 Boat - Pilot of your choice
  • R 230 000 excl Vat for the 2005/6 season
  • R 300 000 excl Vat for 2006/7 season

For further detailed information - Contact:

  • Tsholo; Vicky or Grant of Papadi Integrated Marketing
  • Tel:+27 11 609-5688
  • Email info@papadi.com
 
 
 
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