Miami-based technology and multimedia company Motor1.com, a subsidiary of the MotorsportNetwork.com, today announced the appointment of highly respected auto journalist Seyth Miersma as its Executive Editor.

MIAMI – (Nov. 17, 2015) Miami-based technology and multimedia company Motor1.com, a subsidiary of the MotorsportNetwork.com, today announced the appointment of highly respected auto journalist Seyth Miersma as its Executive Editor. The appointment is effective immediately.

Miersma has spent the last three years serving as senior editor for AOL-owned Autoblog.com. Over the last decade, he has produced hundreds of car reviews, comparison tests, and pieces of automotive feature content.

In his new role, Miersma will lead the direction of all Motor1.com content out of the company’s Detroit-based office.

The addition of Seyth to our editorial team signifies our global commitment in repeating the successes of our sister company, Motorsport.com,” said Filippo Salza, interim president, Motor1.com. “With the industry’s best editorial assets, largest content database, image gallery and videos, we are positioned to be the industry leader around the world.”

“I’m tremendously excited by the opportunity we have here at Motor1.com,” Miersma said. “We’re building a worldwide team, with a platform that can rapidly deliver our collective opinions and expertise to major car markets everywhere.

More importantly, I think that our global footprint will allow us to tell sophisticated, witty stories in a context that very few autos publications have ever managed,” he added. “And the fact that we’re anchoring our U.S. office in Detroit is perfect; a car-guy mecca speaking to autos-interested world.” 

One of the fastest growing auto enthusiasts websites in the world, Motor1.com is a technologically advanced digital distribution platform, which provides worldwide coverage on all automotive content while delivering the latest news, car reviews, buying guides, pricelists and a premium video production. The property will offer 15 editions in 11 different languages by the end of 2016.

About Motor1.com

Motor1.com is a technologically advanced international network of online automotive content featuring daily editorial coverage of emerging product news and auto industry headlines. Motor1.com features world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will be available in 15 editions in 11 languages in 2016.

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Scott Sebastian: M +1 312.519.5040

Email: scott.sebastian@motorsport.com

Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing

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