Meet a Sport 21 Founder – Manfredi Ravetto

With any company or organisation, we believe that you should lead by example and when it comes to the founders of Sport 21, this is evident in spades. Not only is Manfredi Ravetto one of our founders, he is also heir to a racing dynasty that has roots back to the beginning of motorsport itself. In essence, motorsport is in his blood and it is such a natural disciple that he thrives in – passing on his knowledge and expertise in his capacity as one of the founders of Sport 21.

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Holding positions himself previously as a racer, head of finance and marketing and more for many global F1 teams and divisions;

he also holds the distinction of being the only motorsport executive (in history) to have been team-principle in both Formula 1, DTM and WEC-LMP1.

His myriad of additional experience includes key roles with the ForceIndia F1 Team, Jordan GP, Midland MF1 and Spyker F1, Hispania Racing Team HRT-Cosworth F1, Caterham-Renault F1 Team, Team Kolles with Audi in DTM and later at ByKolles Racing in the World Endurance Championship in LMP1 class.

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As of today he flourishes in making essential driver-deals behind the scenes, as well as acting in an advisor and consultant capacity to motorsport teams and fostering the development and sponsorship of new motorsport business and connections. Being among the most respected power-brokers in the professional sporting world today, Manfredi has personally helped many drivers with their first foray in motorsport.

Manfredi Ravetto folds into the overall ethos of Sport 21 – which is empowering driving talent with the right connections to give them a platform of opportunity.

When these connections align with the best fit talent for them, opportunity arises to make it a win-win for all parties involved. When helping drivers with their first step in the right direction in this way (he has lost count of just how many this is to date); he looks to keep their driving helmet from each of them as a way to remember the part he played in that special moment in a driver’s career.

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