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John John Florence is suing the American beverage company Monster Energy for breach of a sponsorship agreement.

According to the New York Post, in January 2017, the two-time World Surf League (WSL) champion and the energy drink signed a three-year marketing deal worth $500,000 a year.

Florence would help promote the brand for $350,000, plus $150,000 for a multimedia production depicting the story behind the world title race.

The suit notes that Monster Energy   …  More

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The 10 biggest team budgets in the history of Formula One auto racing came to a staggering total of $3 billion, according to new research.

The turbocharged income required to run an F1 team raced into the spotlight last month when the Force India outfit crashed into Chapter 11 bankruptcy despite having revenue of £86.8 million ($110.8 million at today’s rates) according to its latest financial statements. As the table below shows, it is a drop in the ocean compared to F1’s biggest-ever budgets   …  More

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For the first time in its history, the Gran Canaria Windsurf World Cup will award equal prize money to men and women at Pozo Izquierdo.

The 30th anniversary of the windsurfing competition held in the Canary Islands will be a special one to all the female athletes involved in the waves discipline.

“As women windsurfers, we have been dreaming about this moment for the last 21 years. We run the same risks, train hard and even worse   …  More

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How do you trade the comforts of a job you know well for the unknown of entrepreneurship? Just-retired race car driver Danica Patrick is finding out.

In the weeks leading up to Danica Patrick’s final IndyCar race this past May, she spent her time the way most drivers do — practicing on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and running through details with her team. But with about two weeks to go before she’d suit up professionally for the last time, she is summoned to do a little salesmanship. A group of teenage girls has been assembled at the speedway’s main building, and NASCAR has asked Patrick to give them a pep talk about   …  More

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