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Formula 1

Williams-Renault Formula One Team (1993)

1993 saw Sega back the Williams F1 team during the 1993 Formula One World Championship. Their car for this season, the Williams FW15C was dominant during the year, leading team members Alain Prost to a world title and Damon Hill to third place (Ayrton Senna driving for Marlboro McLaren coming second).


Team Lotus (1994)

In 1994 Sega (represented in Portugal by Ecofilmes) sponsored[1] Team Lotus Portuguese professional racing driver Pedro Lamy.


Minardi (1996)

In 1996 after finishing in second in the Italian Formula Three Championship[2] Portuguese racing driver João Barbosa was invited, for a test drive[3] in the Minardi M195B/Ford at Minardi by Italian motor racing magazine Rombo.

1993 European Grand Prix

Formula 3

Prema Powerteam

André Couto (1995-1996-1997-1998)

João Barbosa (1996)

1996 Macau Grand Prix[6]

FIA Formula 3 Intercontinental Cup[7]

1997 Macau Grand Prix[8]

FIA Formula 3 Intercontinental Cup[9]


1998 Macau Grand Prix[11]

FIA Formula 3 Intercontinental Cup

Formula Atlantic

1997 Atlantic Championship

Touring cars

Holden Commodore VH - Bathurst 1984

Gibson Motorsport (Australia; 1996)

1996 Macau Grand Prix

Toyota Carina E Trophy

1997 RAC Tourist Trophy[14]

Williams Renault Dealer Racing

Alain Menu
Jason Plato

1998 Italian Superturismo Championship

Italian Promotorsport

Portuguese race driver Miguel Ramos, competed in the 1998 Italian Superturismo Championship racing for Italian team "Italian Promotorsport", in which he was sponsored by Sega.

Portuguese National Rally Championship[15]

Rally de Portugal 2005[16]

Pedro Matos Chaves[17]

José Pedro Fontes[18]


Pedro Matos Chaves

Rali Vinho da Madeira 2005[20] (ERC)

Rallye Casinos do Algarve 2005[21]

Rallye Centro de Portugal 2005[22]

Pedro Matos Chaves[23]

José Pedro Fontes[24]

Rallye Casinos do Algarve 2006[25][26]

Rallye Centro de Portugal 2006[27]

Rali de Mortágua 2006[28]

World Sportscar Championship

Porsche Kremer Racing (Sandown 1000 course) (1984)

Super GT

Kondo Racing

2011 Super GT Series (GT500)

2012 Super GT Series (GT500)

2013 Super GT Series (GT500)


  • Mark Dilley (1994/1995? CASCAR?)
  • Danica Patrick (2012)


1991 CIK-FIA World Karting Championship (Le Mans)[29][30][31]

In 1991 Sega sponsored the 1991 CIK-FIA Championships[32][33], jointly organized by the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (Automobile Club of the West, the largest automotive group in France), the Fédération Française du Sport Automobile (French Federation of Automobile Sport), the Commission Internationale de Karting (the primary international sanctioning body for kart racing) and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (International Automobile Federation) which were held at the Circuit Alain Prost race course[34][35] situated to the heart of Circuit de la Sarthe, in Le Mans, France from September 13 trough September 15, 1991 with an audience of 17.000[35] people.

French magazine Mega Force promoted[36][37] a quiz contest in August 1991 in which readers had to answer two questions on a bulletin published on the July/August issue of the magazine and mail it back to Mega Force magazine Editorial Board to have a chance to win up to twenty karting initiation internships, five invitations to the 1991 CIK-FIA World Karting Championship, thirty Sega sweatshirts and up to one hundred compact discs with the best Sega tunes.

Motorbike racing

External links


  2. 2.0 2.1
  3. Press Release: 1996-11-04: Minardi tests youngsters
  4. 4.0 4.1
  5. File:Monaco GP 1996 F3 Support Race Official Programme.pdf, page 2
  6. File:1996 Macau GP Official Programme.pdf, page 1
  7. File:1996 Macau GP Official Programme.pdf, page 2
  8. File:1997 Macau GP Official Programme.pdf, page 1
  9. File:1997 Macau GP Official Programme.pdf, page 2
  10. 10.0 10.1
  11. File:1998 Macau GP Official Programme.jpg
  32. 32.0 32.1 (archived: 2008-01-03 00:30)
  33. 33.0 33.1 (archived: 2008-01-03 00:31)
  34. File:FranceAutoKarting FR 65.pdf, page 9
  35. 35.0 35.1 File:FranceAutoKarting FR 65.pdf, page 10
  36. Mega Force, "Juillet/Août 1991" (FR; 1991-06-18), page 98
  37. Mega Force, "Novembre 1991" (FR; 1991-11-13), page 11
  39. File:Manetti Motorsport Brochure.pdf, page 5
  40. File:Manetti Motorsport Brochure.pdf, page 4
  41. File:JoãoBarbosa (Merlin-Atomikart-BS).jpg
  42. 42.0 42.1 File:Tony Kart IT Brochure.pdf
  43. Sega Saturn Magazine, "July 1996" (UK; 1996-06-20), page 15
  44. Computer & Video Games, "June 1996" (UK; 1996-05-09), page 13