Posted on July 6, 2010
Winners of British GP Grandstand seats competition | James Allen on F1 – The official James Allen website on F1

Thanks very much to everyone who entered the British Grand Prix grandstand seats competition to win two pairs of tickets for this weekend, one for qualifying day and one for race day. We had almost 1,000 entries.

The seats are courtesy of Santander, the British Grand Prix sponsor and the backer of last week’s Fans’ Forum.


All you had to do to win the tickets for each day was to guess which row and which two seat numbers in the Copse A grandstand you would be sitting in.

We had a massive entry, with lots of people in the hunt for some last minute tickets to see the world’s best drivers in action.

The competition rules are that the first person posting the correct answer wins the prize and our winners were pretty quick off the mark.

Leonard Owen, entry number 206 correctly guessed that he and his guest will be enjoying the Grand Prix itself from Row F Seats 7 & 8. Afterwards they may watch the post race concert and even take in the World Cup final on the big screen, if they feel like it.

And Dan, entry number 433, had the foresight to guess that he will see the Red Bulls take on the McLarens and Ferraris for pole position from the unrivalled position of Row M, seats 23 & 24.

We will contact you at the email address you entered with to get a postal address and if you respond in time, the tickets will be sent out today.

You also get a voucher for a Kangaroo TV set, with which you can follow the action, the lap times and the team radios, as well as Crofty and Ant Davidson on Radio 5 Live. You also get a Park And Ride voucher and a refreshment voucher.

Have a great day!

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  1.   1. Posted By: Pete Isabelle
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 1:53 pm 

    I put row F, 7&8!!! argh!!!!!

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    Alexis Reply:

    I put F 6 & 7 argh!!

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  2.   2. Posted By: Pete Isabelle
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 1:54 pm 

    sorry that was row F 5&6 i put, so close!

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  3.   3. Posted By: Simon Pearce
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 2:01 pm 

    Congrats Leonard and Dan – v envious ;)

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  4.   4. Posted By: Banjo
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 2:02 pm 

    One row off! Damn. Congratulations to the winners.

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  5.   5. Posted By: Nick Thornton
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 2:03 pm 

    Very Lucky!

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  6.   6. Posted By: Brian Hendrick
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 2:05 pm 

    Contratulations to the winners.

    Have a great day.

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  7.   7. Posted By: Tom
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 2:14 pm 

    Dammit, I went for the next seat along, in the row behind! That was too close! Well done guys, have an amazing day.

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  8.   8. Posted By: debbie
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 2:23 pm 

    I just wanted to say many congratulations to the winners of this competition. I have been lucky enough to go to the British Grand Prix for the last two years and have to say it has such a fab atmosphere you will have a wonderful time!… hopefully seeing Jenson take the victory this year!

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  9.   9. Posted By: Silverstone79
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 3:06 pm 

    Barstards !!

    no seriously, well done guys, I couldn’t be more pleased for you !

    Row J….what on earth was I thinking !

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  10.   10. Posted By: Ashish Sharma
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 4:33 pm 

    I hope you keep running these contests till such a time as we have an Indian GP. Good to see so many initiatives towards interacting with the fans.

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  11.   11. Posted By: Leonard Owen
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 5:13 pm 

    I won! I can’t believe it!
    Thanks James, this is absolutely fantastic!
    I’ve been a fan of F1 since I can remember, but have never been to a race. Can’t wait for the big day now!

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    James Allen Reply:

    I’m delighted for you. The tickets went out this afternoon special delivery to be signed for. Have a great time and don’t forget to write!

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  12.   12. Posted By: sam james
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 5:16 pm 

    Congratulations hope u enjoy it as much as we normally do! Us lucky losers are gonna be left to listen to legard! Come back James Allen please!

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  13.   13. Posted By: True Blue
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 7:53 pm 

    Congratulations ( he says through clenched teeth )

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  14.   14. Posted By: Fausto Cunha
        Date: July 6th, 2010 @ 10:46 pm 

    Congrats to the winners.

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  15.   15. Posted By: Craig Murray
        Date: July 7th, 2010 @ 4:02 am 

    Well done to Leonard. Enjoy every minute!!

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  16.   16. Posted By: dan
        Date: July 7th, 2010 @ 4:56 am 

    I am the other winner for qualifying, and i too cant believe it, was buzzing all night at work like a big kid and busy pulling in favours to get sat off!! Many thanks James, and will let you know how it went.

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  17.   17. Posted By: Jonathan
        Date: July 7th, 2010 @ 8:45 am 

    It’s kind of funny to think of all the people in the grandstand hunched over little screens, watching the race on TV.

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  18.   18. Posted By: Stephen
        Date: July 7th, 2010 @ 9:16 am 

    If Dan fails to respond James I will glady take his tickets…lol

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  19.   19. Posted By: Jon
        Date: July 7th, 2010 @ 9:24 am 

    Gutted, got the correct seats, just wasn’t quick enough. Well done Dan for guessing Row M, seat 23 & 24. Well done Leonard as well.

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  20.   20. Posted By: JohnBt
        Date: July 7th, 2010 @ 11:10 am 

    Only one word from me “ENVY”! Congrats to the winners.

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  21.   21. Posted By: Darren
        Date: July 8th, 2010 @ 1:35 pm 

    Congratu-bloody-lations…

    Enjoy the race!!

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  22.   22. Posted By: Ibrahim Patel
        Date: July 8th, 2010 @ 7:26 pm 

    well done to the winners, enjoy

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