Motorsport.com-ITALY becomes largest motorsports content provider in Italy.
MIAMI – (July 23, 2015) – Motorsport.com, LLC, a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports content, today announced its increased presence in the Mediterranean region with the launch of its Italian-based digital platform, Motorsport.com – ITALY.
The announcement supports the company’s recent acquisition of multimedia publishing company Edimotive S.r.l, Italy’s most valuable online resource for motorsports and automotive news content.
“As co-founder and CEO of Edimotive S.r.l. I’m honored to have been chosen to partner with one of the best international motorsports websites in the world, Motorsport.com,” said Filippo Salza, now Interim President of Motorsport.com.
“The expansion into Italy leverages Motorsport.com’s global footprint and delivery of online news content, including the region’s largest motorsports digital platform.”
"Vital step forward in our plans"
“Italy is the land of Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Ducati, Monza, Imola, Ascari, Farina – the iconic names simply roll off the tongue,” said Charles Bradley, editor in chief, Motorsport.com. “It is also a premier market for the delivery of world-class motorsports content, and Motorsport.com’s entry into the region is a vital step forward in our plans to expand our global presence.
“Today’s announcement supports our strategic global business plan to have presence in 14 countries in 10 native languages by 2016.”
The global leader of motorsport news and features, Motorsport.com is one of the fastest growing motorsports digital platforms in the world providing worldwide, multimedia coverage resulting in over 180 countries this year.
Motorsport.com – ITALY, will provide Italian fans of auto racing up-to-the minute news, in-depth analysis and unique interactive and multimedia content, including images, graphics, videos and live streams – all in native tongue.
“Italy is also home to some of the most passionate and intellectual enthusiasts in the world,” Bradley added. “They live and breathe their racing. The region’s love for motorsports, in particular Formula One and MotoGP, will be supported by our world-class editorial department – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
“Led by Franco Nugnes, we have a team of dedicated Italian experts with their finger on the pulse that will also make an important contribution to our global product.”
Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports content featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide with news bureaus in 14 countries in 10 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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