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The Economics of Motorsports

The Case of Formula One

Authors: Mourao, Paulo

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  • An exciting and upbeat examination of the economics behind motorsports.
  • Includes a detailed analysis of the economics behind a winning team.
  • A fascinating overview of the wider motorsport industry.
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This book, the first study of its kind, examines the economics behind motorsports, in particular Formula One. Chapters discuss the costs involved in Formula racing and how they are borne by teams, promoters and racers. The book also looks at how society, the public and the private sectors stand to benefit economically from the motorsport industry. Other issues like the economics of TV rights, sponsorship and sustainability are also addressed, again for the first time in an economics book.

Moving beyond the economics of what happens off the track, the book also undertakes a serious examination of what goes in to making a winning team and what having a winning racer can do for a team’s fortunes.  Mourão’s highly relevant and contemporary book also looks at how motorsport teams confront the challenges of the modern sporting world, including the changing dynamics of sports media and considers the future of Formula 1 as motorsports evolve. 

About the authors

Paulo Reis  Mourão is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Gualtar, University of Minho. He is a regular commentator on economics and politics in Portugal.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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eBook 74,89 €
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Softcover 93,59 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Motorsports
Book Subtitle
The Case of Formula One
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-60249-7
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-60249-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-60248-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-95638-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 303
Number of Illustrations
25 b/w illustrations
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