Hamilton to drive F1 car down Marine Drive

    Vodafone India will bring F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton to India to drive along the Queen’s Necklace on September 16, 2012.

    Published On Sep 05, 2012 10:24:00 PM


    Hamilton to drive F1 car down Marine Drive

    Vodafone India will offer motor-racing enthusiasts their first street-racing experience by bringing Lewis Hamilton and his Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-27 Formula 1 car down to Marine Drive in South Mumbai on September 16, 2012.

    The F1 driver will drive along the Queen’s Necklace (Marine Drive), which will be made to look like a Formula 1 race track – complete with a grand stand and pit garage. Some lucky customers will also have the privilege of riding with Lewis Hamilton, and a chance of visiting the pit garage to see the technology behind the team.

    Speaking about the event, Lewis Hamilton said, “I always love coming to India, and I am really excited to be coming to the city of Mumbai this time. I would like to thank Vodafone for their continued support to the team. I am simply overwhelmed by the incredible excitement shown by the people of this country. I had a wonderful experience in Bangalore last year, and this year I am hoping that the excitement will be faster, smarter and better in Mumbai.”

    Also on display will be a full-scale speed experience with helmet simulators, car simulators and an opportunity to get up close and personal with the exact replica of the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 car.

    Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.



    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now

    Search By Car Price

    Poll of the month

    Which according to you was India's first hot-hatchback?

    Fiat Palio 1.6



    First-gen Maruti Zen



    Chevrolet Optra SRV



    Total Votes : 1026
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe