Communications veteran Scott Sebastian named as VP of Public Relations and Marketing, Motorsport.com

Leading digital distribution platform Motorsport.com announces new Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing.

MIAMI – (Nov. 3, 2014) – Motorsport.com, one of the leading global technology and multimedia companies, announced today that communications veteran Scott Sebastian has been appointed as vice president of public relations and marketing and will join the company’s senior management team.

Sebastian comes to Motorsport.com from Darnell Communications where he worked since 2008 as its senior director of public relations overseeing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (NYSE: FCAU) international motor sports program for the Dodge, Ram, and Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brands, respectively.

Scott Sebastian is a proven leader in motorsports public relations and marketing communications.

Eric Gilbert

In this newly created role, Sebastian, 46, will bring his public relations expertise, creativity and innovative marketing strategies to leverage the Motorsport.com brand and the company’s position as a leader in multi-platform mediums.

“Scott Sebastian is a proven leader in motorsports public relations and marketing communications having overseen multiple world championships with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles,” said Eric Gilbert, co-founder and vice president of operations, Motorsport.com. “Scott has managed public relations accounts for almost 20 years in nearly every form of motor sports while strategically leveraging brand, marketing communications and social media initiatives. His experience and industry knowledge will be a tremendous asset to the growth and sustainability of our brand image and awareness.”

“Motorsport.com is an impressive global brand with the solid foundation of being the premier online motor sports news source internationally,” said Sebastian. “Capitalizing on their substantial growth pattern and industry-leading technologies with its sister company 360racing.com will allow for the integration of some very dynamic marketing and public relations initiatives.”

About Motorsport.com

Established in 1994, Motorsport.com is an award winning, cutting-edge technology company featuring a world-class digital distribution and interactive multimedia. Based in the Miami Design District (FL), Motorsport.com is the global leader for online motorsports news content, in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage on the full spectrum of motor racing which includes over 450,000 news articles and the largest motor racing photo database in the world.

Related websites

www.motorsport.com
www.360racing.com

For more information

Eric Gilbert: M +1 305.877.3097
Email: ericg@motorsport.com
Vice President of Operations

 

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