Formula 1’s official podcasts have been downloaded more than 80 million times since their launch in 2018 and have received industry recognition. The award-winning and critically acclaimed, F1: Beyond The Grid , presented by F1 journalist Tom Clarkson, features in-depth interviews with current stars like Sir Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc, plus legendary champions from the sport’s past. F1’s second official podcast, F1 Nation, brings listeners into the F1 paddock to hear racing insight, and behind-the-scenes stories. Clarkson is joined by 1996 World Champion Damon Hill, Sky F1 reporter Natalie Pinkham and a host of other drivers and experts.
Audioboom’s production arm, Audioboom Studios, will co-produce Formula 1’s podcast slate, while the Audioboom technology platform will power global distribution of the shows. Audioboom will also provide co-monetization services for the partnership through its premium advertising products and Showcase, its global ad-tech marketplace.
Lisa Spencer-Hayes, Head of Digital Advertising and Content Partnerships, Formula 1, said:
“Since 2018, Audioboom and Formula 1 have worked hand in hand to deliver for our fans in the podcast space, first with Beyond The Grid and then with F1 Nation, a product we successfully launched together during lockdown in 2020. Audioboom have delivered the speed, accuracy, and reliability Formula 1 requires and we look forward to continuing our partnership over the coming years.”
Stuart Last, CEO, Audioboom, said:
“We are thrilled to extend our partnership once more with the incredible team at Formula 1®. This partnership encompasses every aspect of the Audioboom platform – our distribution technology, our production services through Audioboom Studios, and our cutting edge advertising products. We are excited to be delivering incredible value to F1’s engaged and dedicated podcast fans.”
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