Do F1 alcohol sponsorships even make sense? Get the facts.
Author: VicHealth works with health promotion experts to create a Victoria where everyone can enjoy better health and wellbeing.
Any information mentioned is accurate at the time this article was first published (3 March 2020).
Fact: The alcohol industry saturates sport with alcohol sponsorships to keep us drinking and spending heavily.
Emily, a 21-year-old from Melbourne, made this image to question whether alcohol sponsorships in F1 even make sense.
Brayden, a 22-year-old from rural Victoria, made this image to question whether F1 alcohol sponsorships even make sense.
How does the alcohol industry influence me?
The alcohol industry are champion ‘spin doctors’ who play us through their tactics – making us think alcohol is all fun and good times while knowing it causes a lot of hurt.
Have you noticed booze advertising taking over your sports?
Where does this information come from?
We’re sharing key facts from research to help you separate the fact from fiction.
Learn all the facts here.
This blog post is part of our exploration on unhealthy alcohol industry tactics.