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Beer Brand Krombacher Tops List Of Advertisers For RTL's F1 Broadcasts In '16

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 08 / 16

German beer brand Krombacher "was the highest-paying advertiser during the '16 F1 season on German free-to-air TV channel RTL," according to Kathrin Hartmann of SPONSORs. The sports business magazine and media and marketing consulting company Ebiquity Germany analyzed the past season. In comparison ...

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