oc-tane junk-ie (ŏk′tān′ jŭng′kē)
To have high-octane running through your veins and motorsport in your DNA
The love of speed and anything with an engine and wheels
WE ARE DRIVEN BY A PASSION FOR BRILLIANCE
We are addicted to octane and going fast, we love anything that tests the boundaries of sporting excellence and human achievement. This affection with octane naturally steered our careers towards work in the motorsport and automotive industries. Akin to companies within these sectors we are driven by a passion for brilliance and continuous improvement. Our work has seen us help automotive clients, TV production companies, motorsport race teams, PR & Media clients and professional racing drivers. Clients have called upon our experience to assist with Events, Stunts & TV and Athlete Development Programmes. Broadly speaking we help our clients to turn their ideas into reality, be that full project and event management of a car launch or providing logistical support to a motorsport themed TV production.
ACHIEVED AMAZING RESULTS
Our defining moment was working on the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, which we have done since its conception in 2008 and continue to do so today. GT Academy is a long running and successful marketing campaign that searches for hopeful racing drivers to join the NISMO Athlete Programme, It is a bit like X-Factor but for racing drivers. GT Academy has achieved amazing results whether that is winning a highly acclaimed marketing award or seeing graduates of the competition stand on the top step of the podium at Le Mans.
FIFTY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE MOTORSPORTS INDUSTRY
All of us are racers, and between us we have over fifty years of experience within the motorsports industry. Laurence Wiltshire, Managing Director, likes to get mucky on a motocross bike and was twice British Champion before moving onto car racing. He also ran the Silverstone Racing School. Martyn Smith, Operations Director, prefers four-wheels and competed in the Formula Palmer Audi and Formula Renault 2.0 championships. When he wasn’t racing he was the Operations Director at Brands Hatch Circuit. Daniel Whittemore, Sales & Marketing Director, is nuts about Caterham 7’s and raced with the 750 Motor Club, he worked at Silverstone Circuit as Sales Manager and was responsible for all corporate events
A BROAD SPECTRUM OF SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Over the years we have acquired a broad spectrum of skills and knowledge. Work in Events has seen us project and event manage, from start to finish, trackside hospitality, pop-up hotels, conferences, car launches, experiential marketing campaigns and media events. For TV Production & Stunts we have fully managed all logistics and operations including finding filming locations, creating sets, transportation of equipment overseas, Health & Safety, providing stunt drivers and designing motorsport themed stunts. Lastly, our involvement in Athlete Development Programmes has allowed as to create tailor-made personal or group tuition packages for professional racing drivers wanting to improve their fitness, mental approach, body composition, car control, traffic management, tyre management and overall race pace.