NEW YORK, November 1, 2023 – Motorsport Network, the main unbiased world digital media platform in motorsport and automotive, in the present day introduced the hiring of Mike Spinelli as Head of Content material and Travis Okulski as Editorial Director, Automotive. Spinelli will work on model extensions throughout the Motorsport Network portfolio, together with Motorsport.com and Autosport, whereas Okulski will deal with Motor1, InsideEVs, and RideApart. Each hires come as a part of the latest acquisition and funding in Motorsport Network by GMF Capital to increase the presence and scope of those titles.
Spinelli brings greater than 20 years of automotive and motorsports media expertise to the function. He was the founding editor of Jalopnik, editor in chief of 0-60 journal, and co-founder of the /DRIVE YouTube channel, in addition to a author, producer and host of automotive movies on YouTube and cable TV, together with the present /DRIVE on NBC Sports activities. Most not too long ago, he was author and story editor for the IMSA GTP docuseries, Win the Weekend.
“I’m really energized by your entire Motorsport Network crew,” Spinelli mentioned. “We now have a once-in-a-career alternative to revitalize the mission of motorsports and automotive media, whereas sharing our entry, information, and obsessions with a dynamic and increasing neighborhood of followers and fanatics. It is a thrilling time to cowl this explicit floor space of sports activities and know-how.”
Okulski has spent the final decade in automotive media. He began Enterprise Insider’s automotive protection and had stints as editor in chief at each Jalopnik and Highway & Observe, the place he oversaw a complete revamp of America’s longest working sports activities automobile journal. Most not too long ago, he was Highway & Observe’s editor at massive, specializing in print and internet characteristic tales.
“I’m stoked for the chance to affix Motorsport Network and lead such extremely regarded titles,” mentioned Okulski. “I’m wanting ahead to rising and growing these manufacturers into must-read locations for longtime and model new automobile fanatics alike in addition to creating priceless sources for automobile consumers.”
About Motorsport Network:
With 40 million-plus month-to-month distinctive customers and an energetic social media neighborhood of greater than 15 million followers, Motorsport Network is the world’s largest unbiased motorsport and automotive media platform. The almost 50 flagship digital properties embrace outstanding automotive trade manufacturers Motor1.com, InsideEVs, and RideApart, in addition to main racing properties comparable to Motorsport.com, Autosport, Motorsport-Complete, and GPOne.