What are the challenges facing you as a racing driver?
From how much you need to raise through to what you find difficult about contacting potential sponsors.

All these answers are required but if at any point you don't know, just write that down or put n/a and move onto the next question. 

Your answers will help to shape what Racing Mentor offers and the kind of advice we give on the blog, in the newsletter and in the podcasts.
Lights out. Go!
 
What's your first name? *

 
{{answer_38658800}}, what do you race? *

Tell me a bit more about your career, your car and your team.
 
What are your goals? *

Where do you see yourself in two years? Five years? What would you like to achieve?
 
How much do you need to raise for next year? *

 
What's your job?

Are you a full-time racing driver or do you have another job?
 
Have you tried to find sponsors in the past? *

     
 
Do you have any existing sponsors?

Please list them (so we can follow and give love on social media).
 
Do you find it hard to get companies to sponsor you? *

     
 
Next up is a series of questions about how easy you find it to find, contact and secure sponsors.

 
How easy is it for you to find the contact details of companies you'd like to contact? *

 
How easy is it for you to work out what you can offer those companies? *

 
How easy is it for you to write an effective email to companies you'd like to contact?

 
How easy is it for you follow up on those emails with a phone call? *

 
How easy is it for you to close the deal and secure the sponsor? *

 
How easy is it for you to manage your time? *

 
How many potential sponsors do you typically contact in one go? *

When doing a big push for new sponsors, how many potentials do you contact in one round? Be it over the course of a few days or weeks.

 
How many of these do you receive replies from? *

 
How many of these end up as sponsors? *

 
How many hours would you say you spend on contacting these sponsors? *


 
What do you think is the hardest thing about searching for sponsors? *

 
What advice would you find helpful in your search for sponsors? *

How to find potentials, how to write the email? Let us know.
 
What is your value proposition? *

Definition: An innovation, service, or feature intended to make your brand attractive to potential sponsors.

Basically, what can you offer that others can't?

(Don't worry if you don't know. Either take a guess or just respond with 'I don't know'.)
 
What drivers/teams do you admire for the way they work with sponsors? *

Let me know who and why, you may see them appear as guests on the blog/podcast.
 
What would you like to get from www.racingmentor.com? *

Let me know the specific advice you'd like to see, the prizes you want, interviews you'd like to read and so on.
 
Is there anything else you'd like to share with us about the challenges facing you as a racing driver?

 
Do you have any feedback on the content you've seen from Racing Mentor so far? *

 
Would you like to give us your email to be entered into the competition to win a sponsorship mentoring session? *

You'll also get tailored advice on how to get more sponsorship straight to your inbox.
     
 
When's your birthday?

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