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Hangin' With ... Formula E Team Venturi Grand Prix Head Of Commercial Jim Wright

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 17 / 14

JIM WRIGHT is the head of commercial of Formula E team Venturi Grand Prix. Wright is a motorsports veteran. Before joining the Monaco-based team, he worked for a number of F1 teams including Williams, Toro Rosso and Virgin Racing. He talked to SBD Global about the inaugural Formula E season, chall...

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Hangin' With ... Jim Wright

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Hangin' With ... Rob Phythian

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: Hangin' With ... Ken Hershman

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, North America

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Tags: In-Depth, NFL Season Preview

08/29/14
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Hangin' With ... Chris Meyer

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08/15/14
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Hangin' With ... David Howman

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, North America

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