Second Captains Saturday welcomes interviewees from different walks of life to explain how sport has impacted them, for good and bad wrapped up in the quality storytelling ability of the Second Captains team. Another feature of the show is 'This Sporting Life' which bestows that most prestigious of titles - The Greatest Non-Sportsperson Sportsperson. Capturing touching, funny and embarrassing sporting experiences, the shows promise to entertain and enthral listeners live on radio and later via podcasts on RTE.ie.
Tara Farrell, Radio & Audio Sponsorship Manager, RTÉ Media Sales commented:
“RTÉ Media Sales is delighted to welcome Audi to RTÉ Radio 1 as sponsor of Second Captains. We are confident this hugely popular show will deliver the perfect platform for Audi to communicate directly with its customers across the summer”.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Damien O’Sullivan, Director, Audi Ireland said:
“Audi Ireland is thrilled to sponsor the Second Captains Saturday show, a partnership we see as an ideal fit for the brand. The Audi brand story is all about progress and story-telling is very much part of that, something we both have a deep appreciation for. We are delighted to be the sponsor and look forward to being part of the journey.”
Second Captains Saturday airs Saturdays on RTÉ Radio 1 from 1pm-2pm from Saturday, 23rd July until Saturday, 10th September.
The specified fuel consumption and emission data have been determined according to the measurement procedures prescribed by law. Since 1st September 2017, certain new vehicles are already being type-approved according to the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), a more realistic test procedure for measuring fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Starting on September 1st 2018, the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) will be replaced by the WLTP in stages. Owing to the more realistic test conditions, the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions measured according to the WLTP will, in many cases, be higher than those measured according to the NEDC. Therefore, the usage of CO2 emission values measured according to WLTP for vehicle taxation from 1st September 2018 on can cause changes in this regard as well. For further information on the differences between the WLTP and NEDC, please visit www.audi.de/wltp.
We are currently still required by law to state the NEDC figures. In the case of new vehicles which have been type-approved according to the WLTP, the NEDC figures are derived from the WLTP data. It is possible to specify the WLTP figures voluntarily in addition until such times as this is required by law. In cases where the NEDC figures are specified as value ranges, these do not refer to a particular individual vehicle and do not constitute part of the sales offering. They are intended exclusively as a means of comparison between different vehicle types. Additional equipment and accessories (e.g. add-on parts, different tyre formats, etc.) may change the relevant vehicle parameters, such as weight, rolling resistance and aerodynamics, and, in conjunction with weather and traffic conditions and individual driving style, may affect fuel consumption, electrical power consumption, CO2 emissions and the performance figures for the vehicle. Further information on official fuel consumption figures and the official specific CO₂ emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the guide “Information on the fuel consumption, CO₂ emissions and electricity consumption of new cars”, which is available free of charge at all sales dealerships and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).