F1 replica in Dur­ban


Weekend Witness - - Stars & Tech -

FANS of For­mula 1 rac­ing and Lewis Hamil­ton are in for a rare treat next week when they will have the op­por­tu­nity to view a replica of the 2008 Lewis Hamil­ton Cham­pi­onship Win­ning Voda­fone McLaren Mercedes F1 car in Dur­ban.

John­nie Walker, a cor­po­rate part­ner of the Voda­fone McLaren Mercedes Team, will be ex­hibit­ing the car as part of its “re­spon­si­ble drink­ing” cam­paig­nat Gate­wayin Dur­ban from June 29 to July 5.

The part­ner­ship be­tween John­nie Walker and Team McLaren Mercedes has pro­vided a unique plat­form for pro­mot­ing its re­spon­si­ble drink­ing agenda.

Says Vi­mal Vagh­maria, brand man­ager, “John­nie Walker is com­mit­ted to pro­mot­ing a ‘never drink and drive’ mes­sage, and our as­so­ci­a­tion with Voda­fone McLaren Mercedes al­lows us to demon­strate the im­por­tance of al­ways be­ing in con­trol.

“Con­trol is one of the most criti- cal ca­pa­bil­i­ties needed by rac­ing driv­ers to suc­ceed.”

John­nie Walker is also giv­ing con­sumers at the ex­hi­bi­tion a chance to win Mercedes-Benz dy­namic driv­ing cour­ses.

“These driv­ing cour­ses are just an­other way­in­which­we­can­com­mu­ni­cate a pos­i­tive and re­spon­si­ble at­ti­tude to driv­ing and get con­sumers to think and act re­spon­si­bly when get­ting be­hind the wheel of a car,” said Vagh­maria.

— Wit­ness Re­porter.


A replica of the 2008 Lewis Hamil­ton Cham­pi­onship Win­ning Voda­fone McLaren Mercedes F1 car will be ex­hib­ited at Gate­way in Dur­ban from June 29 to July 5.


DEN­NIS Mood­ley will be driv­ing his mon­ster V8 box­shape BMW — which he just com­pleted build­ing — at Side­wayz @ Da Mar­ket, which kicks off at 1 pm to­day.

The Mkon­deni Mar­ket in Pi­eter­mar­itzburg is the place to be if you want to catch five new driv­ers with their awe­some toys — from a Toy­ota Supra to BMWs — who are join­ing the Side­wayz Den­nis Mood­ley will be com­pet­ing in his newly­built BMW V8 at Side­wayz @ Da Mar­ket to­day. team of 30 driv­ers that will be drift­ing and do­ing burnouts for their fans.

The or­gan­is­ers of Side­wayz are also col­lect­ing blan­kets for win­ter for those in need, and any per­son do­nat­ing a blan­ket on Satur­day will re­ceive a Side­wayz sticker for free.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Michael Chetty at 079 778 5535. — Wit­ness Re­porter.

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