Global music icon Marc Anthony joins E1’s star-studded ownership roster

The international superstar will launch E1 Team Miami and bring the UIM E1 World Championship to Miami in Season 2 as part of an exciting new venture.

Marc Anthony, the chart-topping, award-winning, highest selling salsa singer of our time and minority owner of the NFL team the Miami Dolphins, extends his influence into sports ownership, looking to add one more new title to his trophy cabinet: owner of the new E1 Team Miami part of the UIM E1 World Championship. Anthony’s E1 Team Miami will be on the start line at the first ever E1 event next February 2-3, 2024, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, alongside other teams owned by some of the world’s biggest celebrity names, among them Tom Brady, Rafael Nadal, Steve Aoki, Sergio Perez, Didier Drogba and Virat Kohli.

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Marc Anthony and his company Magnus are not just entering the racecourse for season 1; Magnus is also set to host E1 in the United States in season 2, with a dazzling event scheduled for Miami. Beyond the thrilling races, Magnus aims to elevate the E1 experience by organising a glamorous weekend that includes the renowned fan village, the Acceleration Festival. Attendees can also anticipate a star-studded concert featuring prominent artists.

Beyond the excitement on the racecourse, E1’s commitment to sustainable marine practices aligns seamlessly with Anthony’s dedication to preserving Miami’s waters for future generations. This combination of passion, purpose and entertainment makes Anthony a perfect fit for E1. Up to 10 teams will compete in the inaugural UIM E1 World Championship season, each battling it out to secure the coveted E1 title of Champions Of The Water. Each team will choose two pilots to share driving duties throughout the event, with regulations mandating each team to select a mixed gender pilot line-up to ensure equal opportunities in the sport.

Marc Anthony said: “I have always been fascinated by all things nautical. Water is the essence of life, and as the human population approaches the limits of what the planet can sustain, it is time to cherish water for the essential value it has as an enabler of life. I am thrilled to join forces with E1 to welcome to the dawn a new era of competition and a new standard of race excellence, and I am looking forward to embarking on a journey that has never been witnessed before, an era where passion is a given and winning is a must.”

Rodi Basso, CEO and co-founder of E1, said: “E1’s list of owners exemplifies how our championship’s strategy is leading the way in sport marketing, and we are thrilled to have Marc join our roster of global icons. As the best in his business, I have no doubt he will bring the same drive to succeed and creativity to his collaboration with E1. His commitment to worthy causes and sustainability mirrors our own passion to drive change and improve the health of marine environments.” 

Alejandro Agag, Chairman and co-founder of E1, said: “It’s a great sign for the future of E1 that we are already speaking about our season 2 destinations, and with Marc bringing our championship to Miami, I could think of no finer place for E1 to make its United States debut.“ 

Felipe Pimiento, COO of Magnus added: “This is a very exciting venture for us at Magnus. It continues to solidify our footprint in the sports world at various levels. These new technologies create exciting new opportunities within well established industries. E1 Championship platform will allow us to continue to offer fans the best class sports entertainment while being conscious about the environment and doing our part to preserve our oceans.”

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