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AMD To Sponsor Ferrari Formula 1 Team This Year

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Hilbert Hagedoorn, Feb 25, 2018.

  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Scuderia Ferrari revealed its F1 car for the new 2018 season; the SF71H shines all bright and not surprisingly, in Ferrari red. The PC aficionado might have noticed something at the lower nose-cone o...

    AMD To Sponsor Ferrari Formula 1 Team This Year
     
  2. airbud7

    airbud7 Ancient Guru

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    they sponsored some racing stuff for nascar back in the day

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  3. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    I wish F1 was more popular in the US..... As it is, I have to search for Youtube videos to see any F1 races. None of the cable channels I get ever shows F1 when I'm awake, unless I end up being awake all night like tonight....

    Where is AMD getting the money to sponsor an F1 car? Have their profits increased that much already?
     
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    Texter Ancient Guru

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    Ferrari's have been cruising around with that AMD logo since 2002...
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  5. RzrTrek

    RzrTrek Ancient Guru

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    I think it's cool that AMD want to sponsor motorsport in general, but F1 has been decaying for the past 12 years because of FIA's "green" engine, fuel and tire regulations.
     
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    The Laughing Ma Ancient Guru

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    They stopped with AMD sponsorship in 2014, the same time those new ugly noses and really slim rear wings appeared.
     
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    Would be nice if AMD could make a GPU to compete with Nvidia high end GPU's and you know have it in stock at MSRP... guess that is also too much to ask of them since 2014... :/ but hey more power to race car drivers... I guess. well back to nvidia I go, its been fun
     
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    warlord Maha Guru

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    Perks for Advanced Mining Devices. 29% improved F1 2019 performance for RX Vega series. 39% improved F1 2019 performance for RX 500 series.
     
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    Prince Valiant Master Guru

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    It's not like Nvidia cards can be had at MSRP right now either.
     
  10. Cave Waverider

    Cave Waverider Master Guru

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    Will we see AMD Ferrari-branded video cards?
     

  11. Monchis

    Monchis Maha Guru

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    Omg those driver protections look ridiculous, just make the cockpit closed and be done with it.
     
  12. lucidus

    lucidus Ancient Guru

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    What a waste.
     
  13. umeng2002

    umeng2002 Master Guru

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    It's funny that a few years ago all the "financial analysts" on tech forums were predicting AMD's bankruptcy no matter what, even if Zen worked. And here we are now. AMD is pissing money down the toilet on an F1 sponsorship (this is coming from an F1 fan) and moving into better offices.
     
  14. TheDeeGee

    TheDeeGee Ancient Guru

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    Shame F1 is garbage nowdays.

    I rarely bother to watch it last couple of years. Most of the time i have it on in the background incase something non-yawning happens. I bet 2018 is gonna be a whole lot of Tire and Fuel Saving again, as well as a ton of DRSing to drive by without a challenge. And i almost forgot the Penalties to decide a race!

    Good thing we have the spectacle that is MotoGP.
     
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    Ferrari lost a major sponsor after Santander left. (around 40M per year)

    Now they need any money if they want to be competitive.
     

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    Cave Waverider Master Guru

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    Shouldn't it be called VRSing on an AMD-sponsored car? ;)
     
  17. Chechar51

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    So, Ferraris do overheat now?
     
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    sverek Ancient Guru

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    They are a part sponsor. Other businesses also sponsor and get a little area on the racecar to put their name or logo on.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formula_One_sponsorship_liveries#Ferrari
     
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    TSN covers it, and I can get it here in northern canada.
     

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