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    About ApexSpeed
    Since 2000, ApexSpeed is the ultimate online destination for amateur road racing, formula car, and sports racer enthusiasts. Our discussion forums cover a wide range of series, classes, and racing-related news, events, and classifieds. ApexSpeed provides a welcoming, matured space for passionate individuals to connect, share happenings and experiences, and exchange valuable knowledge and equipment. As the online epicenter for purpose-built road racing cars, ApexSpeed offers advertisers a unique opportunity to connect with a highly-targeted and engaged audience.

    Why Advertise with ApexSpeed?
    ApexSpeed.com is the single largest audience of consumers of your motorsports products and services. Our fast-moving community discussion forums and active classified marketplace offer an unparalleled opportunity to buy, sell, and trade race cars, performance parts, and racing-related items. With over 27,000 registered users, nearly 90,000 threads, and more than 641,000 posts, ApexSpeed.com is the go-to destination for brands looking to engage with a growing community of racing enthusiasts.

    Our advertising options are structured to increase the visibility and effectiveness of your targeted marketing, with ad banners currently receiving an average of 186,000 impressions per month. The ApexSpeed community is extremely loyal to our advertisers, making us the perfect platform to promote your products and services to a highly-engaged audience:

    March 2023 apexspeed.com statistics:
    • Users: 19.513
    • Sessions: 48,016
    • Active Users: >1000 day
    • Current registered users: >23,000
    • Geography/Language: US 73%, UK 8%, CA/ANZ 4%
    • Pageviews: 201,639, 146,920 unique

    Advertising Banners
    ApexSpeed provides ad banners in 4 sizes and flexible durations to fit any budget. There are a range of options available from forum sponsorship packages to smaller, more affordable quarter banners to meet your promotional requirements. The available banner sizes include:
    • Full Size Left Side Banner: 120 x 240 pixels (animated)
    • 1/2 Left Side Banner: 120 x 120 pixels (animated)
    • 1/4 Left Side Banner: 120 x 60 pixels (non-animated)
    • Forum Sponsorship Top/Header Banner: 468 x 70 pixels (non-animated)

    Banner Specifications
    Banners run from the receipt of payment through the duration of the prepaid ad run—no exceptions.

    Ad banners can run for 1 month, 3 month, 6 month, or 12 month intervals, with discounted rates for longer durations.

    Banner images should be provided as GIF, PNG or JPG format at ?72 dpi, as large or larger than the banner size chosen. ApexSpeed will assist with downsizing images as needed.

    Full-size and 1/2 Left Side Banners may use animated gifs.

    Current advertisers are allowed promotional and classified posts (in the forum where the ad is displayed) to promote, advertise, and market to the ApexSpeed community.

    Custom user avatars are available to ApexSpeed advertisers by providing a company logo image 200 x 200 pixels @ 72 dpi via email.

    Forum Sponsorship
    ApexSpeed also offers a comprehensive sponsorship package that includes opportunities for increased visibility and greater engagement with series-specific forums and members of our community.

    By sponsoring a specific class forum, your company's logo and banner will be prominently featured at the top of every page in that forum, providing maximum exposure to a targeted audience. Additionally, this package includes both a full-size banner and half-size banner to be displayed across general and unsponsored areas of the site for the same duration.

    Sponsors also receive up to two (2) company representative user accounts with “Forum Sponsor” titles and rights to post in any classified forum, a larger custom signature, increased PM inbox capacity of 1000 items, unlimited image upload capacity, and the ability to respond to retail requests with sales and marketing-oriented responses.

    Sponsorship makes your direct series support apparent while offering additional influence across the forums, ensuring maximum visibility and engagement. If you would like more information on banner ads, sponsorship of specific forums or sections, or rates - please contact us or request an ad today!

    ApexSpeed reserves the right to add or modify advertising rates at any time, refuse advertisers for any reason, or cancel existing advertising campaigns for any cause.
About Us
Since 2000, ApexSpeed.com has been the go-to place for amateur road racing enthusiasts, bringing together a friendly community of racers, fans, and industry professionals. We're all about creating a space where people can connect, share knowledge, and exchange parts and vehicles, with a focus on specific race cars, classes, series, and events. Our community includes all major purpose-built road racing classes, like the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and various pro series across North America and beyond. At ApexSpeed, we're passionate about amateur motorsports and are dedicated to helping our community have fun and grow while creating lasting memories on and off the track.