The Size and Scope of the Global Performance and Racing Industry

The Size & Scope of the Global Performance & Racing Industry

Francisque Savinien, founder and CEO, EPARTRADE and former race car driver, shares his insights.’s latest Audio Interview “The Size and Scope of the Performance and Racing Industry Segment within the Aftermarket Globally” features Francisque Savinien.  A former race car driver raised in France, Savinien is the founder and CEO of EPARTRADE, a global platform for the performance and racing industry. Prior to EPARTRADE, he was the director of Global Sales and Marketing for PRI (Performance Racing Industry) and SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) for 18 years. Over the past 25 years, he has traveled extensively around the world to promote the industry at all major races and events. He also has a vast network of motorsports and automotive professionals around the world, from world champions to team owners, promoters to manufacturers, racetracks to sanctioning bodies, engine builders to fabricators, etc.

In the 22-minute Audio Interview, Savinien discusses these questions:

  • What is the size and scope of the racing industry worldwide?
  • What is the difference between the performance segment and the racing segment?
  • Can you discuss the exciting new technologies being developed, and how they are moving into the global automotive aftermarket?

Francisque started his career in Europe, where worked for several organizations, including Promocourse International and ICN, where he was involved with activities in Formula 1, WRC and other major series. At Castrol, he worked on sponsorship activations at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Moto GP, rallies and off-road races. His first job was at the French Formula 1 GP in Magny-Cours. Francisque holds an MBA in Marketing as well as a BA in Economics.

Click here to listen to the audio interview.

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