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Investment Opportunity with Sabre’ Cook Management LLC
The purpose of Sabre’ Cook Management, LLC is to offer selected individuals the opportunity to invest in the racing career of one of America’s most promising young drivers and have the potential of a good return on that investment. The business plan calls for multiple partners and investment levels in order to broaden the opportunity. You may question the timing of such a proposal. In fact the timing is quite good. Currently, teams and their series promoters and suppliers find themselves with lagging revenues and are more open to giving favorable deals. Sponsorship dollars are also harder to come by. The less determined drivers and those lacking in creativity will fall by the wayside leaving fewer drivers in the junior ranks for the top teams to pick from when the economy turns. The peak earning years of a professional IndyCar driver are typically between ages 25 and 38.
The pursuit of excellence in motorsport is somewhat unique. Rarely in any other sport are the costs to compete so high even at the junior levels. An ambitious and talented athlete in this sport needs literally hundreds of thousands of dollars in support if he or she is to reach their career goal of becoming a paid professional. However for the successful professional driver the returns can be substantial. Top drivers in IndyCar currently earn $3 to $4 million annually with total career earnings topping $40,000,000*. *Source: Bobby Rahal Indy 500 Winner & Co-owner of IZOD IndyCar Team Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Sabre’ is focused on becoming a driver in the IndyCar Series. This has been her goal since getting into a go kart at the age of eight. There is a need for more Americans in IndyCar racing. Only 9 out of the 33 drivers in the 2012 Indianapolis 500 were American, with the last winner in The first and only female to lead laps at the Indy 500 and the only female to win an IndyCar race was Danica Patrick, who hasn’t raced in IndyCars since While there have been 8 women drivers who have raced in the Indy 500, there yet has been a woman win! The career path we have mapped out is designed to achieve this goal. Sabre’ has had an outstanding career in karting, winning multiple national championships. She is ready to prove her talent in cars on the ‘Mazda Road to Indy’. The ‘Mazda Road to Indy’ladder championships race in support of the IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500. It is the stage where a young driver can display his or her talent in front of all the IndyCar team owners, including world famous teams such as Penske, Ganassi and Andretti Autosport. Here is an opportunity to invest in a young female driver who has the talent and determination to reach her goals. With help the dream will become reality!
2013 Ranked 3 rd out of 215 in National Driver Pro Shifter Karts SKUSA Pro Kart Mountain Region S1 Champion 3 rd Place SKUSA Pro Tour Spring Nationals Rounds 1 and 2 First driver in SKUSA history to earn podium in debut season in Pro Shifter 2012 1 st Female SKUSA Pro Tour National Champion/win a SKUSA Pro Event 2 nd in SKUSA S2 Spring, Summer, Super Nationals/Pro Kart Mountain Region 2011 Competed in Skip Barber Karting Shootout SKUSA S2 – Top 3 Super Nationals, 4 th at Summer Nationals 7 th in SKUSA S2 National Points 2010 SKUSA Colorado Mountain Region State Champion Tag Sr. & Shifter S2 8 th Overall CKI National Championship Competed in Skip Barber Karting Shootout 2009 US Iame Cup Champion/Represented USA Iame World Cup in France 3 rd Overall Tag Sr. World Championship CSC Tag Jr. Colorado State Champion – Won numerous national, regional and state karting championships
"Sabre' has shown through her karting achievements that she has all of the skills and desire required to succeed in motorsports. She is a driver to watch for the future." Bryan Herta Bryan Herta Autosport, LLC Quote from Buddy coming soon Buddy Lazier Indy 500 Champion
Quote from Buddy here Buddy Rice Indy 500 Champion Quote from Alan here Alan Rudolph Multi time National Kart Champion GM Bondurant Superkarts School
Sabre’ CookStacey CookLyn St. James
Sabre’ Cook The Athlete Born in Grand Junction, CO on May 21, 1994 Sabre’ showed an early aptitude for speed!At the age of 8 Sabre’ began racing go karts, the starting point for all future auto racing stars including Ayrton Senna, Jeff Gordon, Danica Patrick and Michael Schumacher. She quickly progressed from winning at the local level to winning at the state and national level accumulating several titles. Born in Grand Junction, CO on May 21, 1994 Sabre’ showed an early aptitude for speed! At the age of 8 Sabre’ began racing go karts, the starting point for all future auto racing stars including Ayrton Senna, Jeff Gordon, Danica Patrick and Michael Schumacher. She quickly progressed from winning at the local level to winning at the state and national level accumulating several titles. In 2010 at the age of 15 cars beckoned and Sabre’ enrolled in the internationally acclaimed Skip Barber Racing School, which has produced many racing talents such as Juan Pablo Montoya, Marco Andretti, Jeff Gordon and Ryan Hunter Ray. Sabre’ progressed quickly and entered the Skip Barber Karting Shoot Out which leads to a scholarship as a Mazdaspeed Development Driver. While she didn’t win the scholarship, she gained considerable experience and improved her performance the following year in the shootout. In 2013 she has entered the shootout again with the hopes of earning the scholarship towards her 2014 car racing career. Sabre’ graduated from Fruita Monument High School with a 4.17 cumulative GPA in She was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars and received the Superintendents Scholar Award, which is given to a student who achieved a 4.0 or above all four years of high school. In 2012 Sabre’ entered the prestigious Colorado School of Mines located in Golden, CO to study mechanical engineering. She was one of 900 chosen from 11,000 applicants for the freshman class. When not racing or testing she works as a driver coach in karting. She is also busy with PR and media obligations, following a strict fitness program, and developing relationships with potential marketing partners.
Stacey Cook Managing Member Stacey, along with being Sabre’s father, has many years experience in business giving him the skill set to develop future revenues for Sabre’ Cook Management. He had a successful professional motorcycle racing career spanning the 70’s and 80’s and has been in the Real Estate business for the past 23 years. Stacey also is the North American importer for CRG USA, one of the top professional go kart teams in the country with notable drivers such as Jan Heylen (IndyCar/ALMS), Cole Whitt (NASCAR), Davide Fore’ (5 time world karting champion) and Felipe Fraga (Formula Renault). He also built and owns the internationally recognized Grand Junction Motorspeedway in Grand Junction, CO. As Sabre’ began racing for the team he took over the management of Sabre’s early racing career. As she moves up the motorsport ladder from karting into cars, and with family finances being limited, it has become necessary to sell sponsorships and attract partners and investors to help fund her progress. With that in mind he formed Sabre’ Cook Management, LLC in As the funding demands of Sabre’s flourishing career escalates Stacey will spend the majority of his time focused on Sabre’ Cook Management LLC. He lives in Grand Junction with his wife Melissa along with their son, Tristan.
Lyn St. James has raced for 40 years including being 1992 Indy 500 Rookie of the Year, 7 time Indy 500 racer, wins at the 24 Hrs. of Daytona, 12 Hrs. of Sebring, Watkins Glen, Elkhart Lake, closed course speed record holder of over 225mph; and is an author (“Ride of Your Life”, “An Incredible Journey”, “Oh By the Way”, “Car Owner’s Manual for Women”), motivational speaker, and founder of the Women in the Winner’s Circle Foundation. She has made significant contributions to motorsports, both on and off the track. Her legacy is one of inspiration, encouragement, and commitment to excellence. She continues to impact motorsports by training race car drivers of the next generation to be prepared for success both in the business of racing as well as on the track. She serves on the Kettering University Board of Trustees, Indiana WNBA Fever Team Advisory Board, NASCAR’s Diversity Council and Appeals Commission, Automotive News PACE Award Judge, and founding board member of the Indiana Motorsports Association. Lyn St. James Managing Member
Sabre Cook Management, an LLC licensed in the state of Colorado in 2013, was formed to manage and help finance the racing career of Sabre’ Cook. There are a total of 400 shares (units) and 100 of those have been made available to investors. Shares are sold at $25,000 per unit. There are four levels of investor participation, each carrying different rates of return. Sabre’ has an employment contract with the company and all revenues earned as a professional racing driver, including but not limited to prize money, driving fees, coaching fees, personal sponsorships and endorsements, are paid to Sabre’ Cook Management, LLC. The junior levels of the sport require substantial investment and it is anticipated that Sabre' Cook Management is unlikely to produce a profit for its members until Sabre’ earns her first contract exceeding $250,000 as a paid professional driver. SABRE COOK MANAGEMENT LLC
All Mazda Road to Indy races are televised on Discovery’s Velocity Channel and ESPN International The driver and series are featured on websites worldwide
Name: Sabre’ Cook Place and Date of Birth: Grand Junction, CO May Nationality: American Residence: Grand Junction, CO Height: 5’6” Weight: 120 lbs. Other Sporting Interests: Working out, Golf, Hiking, Snowmobiling, Skiing, Basketball Favorite Drivers: Aryton Senna, Mark Webber, Shirley Muldowney, Alan Rudolph, My Dad! First Race: