Motorsport.com Acquires Wildsoft Digital F1 Encyclopedia
Wildsoft is a leading digital statistical database for several forms of auto racing.
MIAMI – (Nov. 24, 2015) – Supporting its rise as the most comprehensive and diverse motorsports digital platform in the world, Motorsport.com today announced that it has acquired Wildsoft, a leading F1, MotoGP, NASCAR and other major racing series statistical database.
The acquisition begins Motorsport.com’s strategic business initiative of standardizing - through acquisition and in-house development the industry’s largest motorsports statistical database in 2016. The database will be offered in 11 native languages.
Established in 1995, Wildsoft has been tracking F1 and stats and figures since 1950, delivering statistical content to racing fans and leading local motorsport media.
As a part of the Motorsport.com team, Dmitry Cherepovich, owner of Wildsoft, will lead the technical development and integration of the statistical database for multiple series’ on the digital platform.
“The acquisition of Wildsoft.ru is a strategic first step in Motorsport.com hosting the most comprehensive motorsports statistical database in the world,” said Filippo Salza, interim president, Motorsport.com. “Providing our readership fast and accurate statistics of series, team and pilot news is of utmost importance. By adding Wildsoft’s assets to our portfolio adds significant value to our existing industry-leading and global editorial race coverage.”
The fastest-growing motorsports website in the world, Motorsport.com is a US-based technology and multimedia company which provides worldwide, multimedia coverage resulting in 15 editions and 11 languages in over 180 countries.
“When evaluating opportunities to develop the largest and most comprehensive motorsports statistical database in the world, Motorsport.com was the only digital media partner worthy of such a huge program,” said Cherepovich.
“Our goal is simple: build the most technically advanced digital motorsports encyclopedia which will be the industry standard for those seeking big data in motorsports,” he added. “Every race series, sponsor, team and race fan will seek our platform as the go-to resource for everything relating motorsports statistics.”
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 15 countries in 11 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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