Formula 1 in town but sponsor recall higher for V8 Supercars

Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 19-Mar-19

Research by Roy Morgan shows that over 4.9 million Australians watch motorsports on TV. Nearly 2.8 million Australians watched V8 Supercars and over 2.3 million watched Formula 1 in 2018. Some 48% of people attending a motorsports event over the last year associate Bathurst 1000 naming rights sponsor Supercheap Auto with V8 Supercars. Meanwhile, 43% of people who almost always watch V8 Supercars on TV associate Supercheap Auto with V8 Supercars, and 40% of those who occasionally watch V8 Supercars making the association. When it comes to Formula 1 it is five-time reigning Formula 1 Constructors Champions Mercedes on top, with 19% of motorsport attendees associating the German auto manufacturer with Formula 1, while Melbourne Grand Prix naming rights sponsor Rolex is mentioned by 17% of motorsport attendees.

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ROY MORGAN LIMITED, SUPER CHEAP AUTO, V8 SUPERCARS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD, FORMULA ONE, AUSTRALIAN FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX, MERCEDES-BENZ AG, ROLEX WATCHES AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

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