'Brundell' duo start company

Former Formula 1 drivers Martin Brundle and Mark Blundell, have set up a new driver management company, 2MB Sports Management

'Brundell' duo start company

The two ITV commentators, who are also working on a project to race DPR-run Aston Martin in the 2006 Le Mans 24 Hours, are planning to offer a comprehensive portfolio of legal, commercial, marketing and communications services to drivers.

"MB will focus on young talent and we hope to be able to promote British drivers," said Blundell. "We will also be looking to work with drivers from around the world competing at national and international level."

Brundle already has experience in driver management and is heavily involved in guiding David Coulthard's Formula 1 career. "Mark approached me with this concept and I am delighted to join forces with him," he said. "Together we have a tremendous knowledge and experience of all aspects of motorsport.

"As team-mates at Brabham, Ligier and F1-ITV we know that we work well together and have complimentary skills and outlook. Mark will lead the organization and be the first point of contact, and I will contribute as and when my experience and contacts are needed."

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