CATERHAM F1 in the Spotlight

The Challenge

In 2014, with 3 races left, the Caterham F1 team went into administration. The team wanted to race at the final Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. Formula One Management agreed on the basis that the required $3.7m funds were raised within the 7 days. With few options available, the team reached out to fans through a crowd funding campaign.


  • Tapped into the power of video and online TV
  • Produced a compelling fan-centric campaign video in 3 languages
  • Used the power of the RaceWorld TV video distribution network to broadcast the video within 24 hours
  • Distributed to 1000+ online portals and 26,000 channels
  • Backed by engaging social media campaign

 Spotlight Results

  • 100% funding raised within the 7 day time frame
  • Increased fan engagement across social media platforms
  • The team raced at the 2014 F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix