Posted on July 1, 2011
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Here’s another great opportunity to get closer to F1. Ever wanted to experience the thrill of an F1 pit stop from behind a wheel gun?

Well here’s your chance because next Wednesday July 6th we are going to have a JA on F1 pitstop competition.

We have been given the opportunity of bringing 16 JA on F1 readers to an event organised by Hilton, a partner of the McLaren team. The event will take place between 2pm and 3pm outside one of the Hilton Hotels in Central London.

We’ve been given a McLaren car for an hour. So readers who fancy learning how to do lightning fast wheel changes using latest spec wheelguns on a real F1 car can come along and give it a try. I’ll be there too and will do a post on how you get on.

Also, to make it even more fun, we’ll be timing you – once you’ve got the hang of it! And as an incentive, as there will be two people working on each wheel, the fastest wheelchange pairing of the two groups of 8 will win 2 tickets (general admittance) to the British Grand Prix.

So if you fancy doing something different during your lunch break or you’re sure you can be in Central London on Wednesday afternoon please apply for a place in the comments section below. Entries close Monday 4th at 5pm.

If we have lots of entries, as anticipated, we will do a ballot to select the 16 who’ll get to do the challenge.

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  1.   1. Posted By: Andrew Dobb
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:10 pm 

    Count me in, I’m based near Oxford Street so hopefully you’ll be nearby.

    Andrew

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  2.   2. Posted By: d.h.
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:26 pm 

    I’m up for a bit of pit stop fun!

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  3.   3. Posted By: Phil
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:31 pm 

    Grrrrrr! Wish some of these events would be over here in the colonys! We miss out on the Forums, tours, contests and fan meetings due to that little detail called the Atlantic Ocean. Perhaps one of the major team sponsors would see fit to have North American-only contests with travel to UK so the winner[s] could participate in one of these shindigs. It would be a great way to spur interest up for next year’s USGP.

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    James Draper Reply:

    Ah the draw backs of the being in the best viewing timezone eh!

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    unoc12 Reply:

    How about Australia… we miss out on all of that

    +

    Brazil, Abu Dhabi etc.. all take place in the early hours of the morning, with the majority of races STARTING after 10 at night.

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    Weeraz Reply:

    Exactly, it was painful getting up at 3am for the Canadian Grand Prix! So worth it though!

    scottie doesn't know Reply:

    10pm starts are perfect. We have the best viewing times on balance in the world.

    Damien @ GrandPrixAdvisor Reply:

    + 1 for Aus (especially we now have two drivers on the grid, go Daniel go!).

    And maybe Singapore because I go there eevry year for the GP and due to the massive number of Aussie at the Bay grandstand.

    (Sorry, a bit one sided request but can;t tame my enthusiasm :-) )

    unoc12 Reply:

    Scottie, what?

    10pm is ok for me since it’s not ruining my day and I can have dinner, then a bit later enjoy the buildup then GP. But it does make for a tired start to week.

    And the more often that not, the Gran Prix that decides the WDC and WCC happens to be in themiddle of the night… Brazil.

    Sure, if maybe Bahrain or a boring GP was there, or even any of the middle ones, fine, I’ll watch it later, and it doesn’t matter because it’s just a race.

    BUT, the decider! I didn’t see Button in 09 or Hamilton in 08, the whole hamilton gearbox, raikkonen thing was just a headline in an article for the 2007 GP. Abu dhabi isn’t even that better. One minute Alonso was leading, Webber 2nd, fall asleep and you can’t off the media for 2 days (monday morning… -> tuesday night) almost so it becomes a horrible climax!


  4.   4. Posted By: Oliver Queisser
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:40 pm 

    Here’s my entry!

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  5.   5. Posted By: Prem
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:43 pm 

    I would love to get involved in something like this! Please consider me for this competition James!

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  6.   6. Posted By: Adam Windmill
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:43 pm 

    I’d love to give it a try James. I’m based in London so getting there will be no problem.

    Regards, Adam

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  7.   7. Posted By: Chris Moran
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 5:54 pm 

    I reckon I could beat Red Bull! 1.9secs

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  8.   8. Posted By: Mario
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:02 pm 

    I’d fancy that. Could you put my name down for it, please? Sounds like bags of fun.

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  9.   9. Posted By: Phil Keeling
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:05 pm 

    Sounds like a laugh. I’m in.

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  10.   10. Posted By: Elvis Baptiste
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:06 pm 

    I would love to attend and try my hand at some real work.

    I shall start prep work this evening

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  11.   11. Posted By: Cole
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:11 pm 

    wow! great stuff!

    Unfortunatelly, being an Argentinean, i’ll be sitting a bit too far away from London during the event!

    Have Fun!

    Cheers,
    Cole

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  12.   12. Posted By: Connor McLaughlin
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:15 pm 

    James,

    I’d love to do this.

    Connor.

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  13.   13. Posted By: Laura
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:27 pm 

    I’m sure I could clear all my meetings on Wednesday afternoon. Sign me up!

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  14.   14. Posted By: Max Glover
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:32 pm 

    hi james,

    please please please can i do this challenge it would be amazing

    cheers

    max glover

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  15.   15. Posted By: Randy Torres
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:49 pm 

    As always USA Fans are discriminated against in these contests! By the way the two ticket prize is nice, but whay don’t you make it interesting and give away the McLaren, or at the very least the winners get a job in the paddock!

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    john Reply:

    Mate, you do realise that this James Allen is British and this is a British website and we’re talking about a british team. How many nascar competitions are there in the USA for Brits?

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    James Allen Reply:

    And remember that last month input on a Fans Forum in Montreal, Canada with FOTA. How many other UK based sites do that?

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    Adrian J Reply:

    Not just US fans…I live in Bath (not too far from the hometown of one Jenson Button) and can’t very well drive halfway across the country just to enter a competition…

    Love the site James, but sometimes the events you run are too London-centric…

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    James Allen Reply:

    What like the Fans Forum in Montreal you mean? Not many sites do anything at all for fans, remember

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    Andrew Halliday Reply:

    You tell them James! If people want to do it enough, they’ll make the effort. I’m flying from Melbourne to Glasgow next Tuesday, arriving home in Edinburgh Wednesday evening then driving down to Oxford on Thursday to attend the GP for the next 3 days. Hopefully not too much jet lag – that’s dedication!

    Rich C Reply:

    bleh! All you do for *me is make me intensely jealous! ;D

    But when I win the lottery you can be assured I’ll hop a jet and be there for these parties!

    Chris havard Reply:

    I did a 7 hour round trip to mclaren on Thursday for an amazing 4 hours at MTC thanks to James and FOTA.

    Mike Reply:

    To be fair minded – it is not possible to have this type of competition at many venues. I think it is great that JA on F1 is arranging this type of F1 contact and the F1 forum in various continents for F1 fans. Keep up the good work!

    Look forward to reading the results and about the event on JA on F1.

    Sebee Reply:

    What’s funny is that at the Canadian Grand Prix I always kept seeing this pit stop competition setup to test yourself.

    But each and every year it was the same Budwiser Chevy NASCAR 1/2 car setup, not a mock up F1 setup.

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  16.   16. Posted By: Chris havard
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 6:58 pm 

    Would love the opportunity so name in the hat please.

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  17.   17. Posted By: Derek Ekins
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:03 pm 

    I’ll be there!
    Can I bring my own wheelgun?

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    James Allen Reply:

    Use a McLaren one, bound to be optiomised

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    Sebee Reply:

    Bring a watergun, you can shoot other competitors make believe it’s raining. :-)

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  18.   18. Posted By: Adam Harvey
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:06 pm 

    If it was a Red Bull, I’d suggest “accidentally” losing the wheels…

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  19.   19. Posted By: grigved
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:07 pm 

    fine opportunity for masses……..

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  20.   20. Posted By: San K
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:27 pm 

    HI James,

    Wow…such a treat – whether win or lose…taking part would be fantastic!

    Thanks for the opportunity – I will keep my fingers & everything else crossed.

    Best regards,
    San K.

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  21.   21. Posted By: Vannman
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:30 pm 

    Count me in!

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  22.   22. Posted By: David
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:33 pm 

    Hi James

    Here’s my entry…

    David.

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  23.   23. Posted By: Alex Attard
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:54 pm 

    Wow great fun. would like to have a go but to be in london from Malta is a bit of a head ache and am a bit low in finanaces.

    Have fun guys

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  24.   24. Posted By: Ian
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 7:55 pm 

    Yes please James!

    Ian

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  25.   25. Posted By: Dino
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 8:19 pm 

    Wow, count me in! Sounds like an awesome opportunity!

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  26.   26. Posted By: Ben Russell
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 8:25 pm 

    I’d love to do this, so here is my entry.

    Ben

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  27.   27. Posted By: Nigel
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 8:29 pm 

    Open this text box WIDE and you’ll see what it is…Mclaren F1 car
    Yep, I’d love to have a crack. I’m in London

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  28.   28. Posted By: Owen McIntyre
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 8:42 pm 

    Hello! I can (and would very much like to) be there!

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  29.   29. Posted By: Neil Donnell
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:25 pm 

    Hi James,

    You can count me in on this one too!

    Cheers,

    Neil

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    Damien @ GrandPrixAdvisor Reply:

    You’ve just been Black flagged and disqualified on the grounds that you’ve been to Abu Dhabi for a couple od days last year.

    Best of luck though. :-)

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  30.   30. Posted By: Andy Carr
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:38 pm 

    Viva James Allen!! Count me and my brother in! The Carr Brothers united as one :-)

    We will start training tonight!

    What a fantastic opportunity. We missed out on the Fans Forum at the MTC, so hopefully we can be a part of this great event.

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  31.   31. Posted By: Deepan
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:42 pm 

    I’m in!!!!!

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  32.   32. Posted By: Chris W
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:46 pm 

    This sounds awesome, count me in please!

    I’m moving to London next week so it would be the perfect welcome present…

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  33.   33. Posted By: aj
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:52 pm 

    here’s my entry

    a.j

    want an unreal prize to win

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  34.   34. Posted By: Farhana Begum
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:53 pm 

    Sounds fun count me in!!

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  35.   35. Posted By: Abdul Noor
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 9:55 pm 

    I’m up for the challenge!

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  36.   36. Posted By: John Nicholas
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 10:05 pm 

    Would love to give it a shot…

    Many thanks,

    John

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  37.   37. Posted By: smellyden
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 10:25 pm 

    I would love to have go please!

    Den

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  38.   38. Posted By: F430-FOX
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 10:28 pm 

    Yes, that would be a good incentive for me to come into London. Count me in :-)

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  39.   39. Posted By: Luke Robbins
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 10:51 pm 

    would love to have a go.

    Luke.

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  40.   40. Posted By: James W
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 11:04 pm 

    Very interested in this!

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  41.   41. Posted By: Jack
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 11:05 pm 

    Sign me up! I’m a long-term fan of F1 and would love to meet up and have a shot at winning tickets.

    I live nearby and can be extremely flexible with my work, so attending would be a sure thing. If I need to bring someone for the pairing that can be arranged too.

    Looks like it will be a ballot. Fingers crossed.

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  42.   42. Posted By: Foaad
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 11:07 pm 

    I am in as well, would be fun to get up close to a F1 car.

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  43.   43. Posted By: Mário Ramos
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 11:42 pm 

    Hi,

    I’m a big Mclaren fan and I’m leaving from Portugal to London next weekend just to see the 2011 British Grand Prix. It will be my first live Formula1 race….and what a better way to start than to pratice some f1 wheelchange on my favourite car? Fantastic stuff!
    Count me in!

    Regards,
    Mário

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  44.   44. Posted By: Amran
        Date: July 1st, 2011 @ 11:47 pm 

    yup. count me in too!

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  45.   45. Posted By: Ritesh Tendulkar
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 12:00 am 

    Would love to do it.

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  46.   46. Posted By: ChimpSafari
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 12:20 am 

    Me please! Way better than surfing the net on my lunch breaks!

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  47.   47. Posted By: Ishaak
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 12:28 am 

    You can count me in!

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  48.   48. Posted By: madjon88
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 1:14 am 

    Id deffinately be interested in this, and ive got next week off work so I am deefinately free :)

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  49.   49. Posted By: alex chen
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 2:01 am 

    Count me in James I’m in London and free Wednesday

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  50.   50. Posted By: Ollie from London
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 2:44 am 

    This is a perfect way to get 100% ready for the next day’s exam. Count me in, I am a Londonder so being at Hilton on Wednesday won’t be a problem. Thanks

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  51.   51. Posted By: Adrian Bell
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 5:35 am 

    I’m defo in!

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  52.   52. Posted By: Douglas Revill
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 6:15 am 

    Hi James

    Love your website, thanks.
    This is a fantastic opportunity for the fans. I’d love to give it a go. Is there any chance you could arrange something like this for the Aussie fans at Albert Park next year? There would be a lot of interest.
    The fans over in Australia and New Zealand love our sport as much as anyone in Europe – perhaps even more committed I’d say – we have to get up in the wee hours to watch these amazing cars and drivers scream around the tracks.
    We miss out on a lot because we are so far from the action. I’m sure we would all appreciate the opportunity to have a closer look at an F1 car, and to be tested against the British fans!

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    James Allen Reply:

    It takes a co-operative sponsor – or team. I’ll ask around

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    Douglas Revill Reply:

    Fantastic – thanks James.

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    Damien @ GrandPrixAdvisor Reply:

    Thank you very much on your kind comment for the website.

    I just published a guide to the Canadian GP a couple of days ago if this takes your fancy for next year.

    Damien @ GrandPrixAdvisor Reply:

    Vodafone or OneHD maybe?

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    Douglas Revill Reply:

    I just checked out your site – thanks Damien. It’s great to have an idea where the best places are to view a GP. Keep up the good work.

    Alex W Reply:

    Red Bull did a wheel gun event at Melbourne Uni in 2010.

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    JohnBt Reply:

    Been to New Zealand a couple of times. Everytime I set foot in your country the first thing that comes to my mind is the great Mr.Bruce McLaren.

    Will always remember Graeme Lawrence and Geoff Perry.

    [Reply]

    Douglas Revill Reply:

    Yes, for a small country we’ve produced some great talent, both engineers and drivers. I often think of the amazing things Bruce McLaren might have achieved if he had lived to a ripe old age.

    [Reply]


  53.   53. Posted By: jfh
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 8:13 am 

    James,

    Count me in too please.

    James Healey.

    [Reply]


  54.   54. Posted By: Matt
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 9:25 am 

    I’m in!
    Cheers
    Matt

    [Reply]


  55.   55. Posted By: _MDHayes
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 11:02 am 

    Would be brilliant to do that.

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  56.   56. Posted By: David Kent
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 11:10 am 

    James,

    Please count me in (x2) – thanks. David Kent

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  57.   57. Posted By: roddy
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 11:30 am 

    me too please James.
    are McLaren providing the overalls and helmets and gloves?

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  58.   58. Posted By: Gemma
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 11:45 am 

    I would like to apply please!!! (Hoping this oppotunity is open for women to apply for too?!)

    Many thanx
    Gem

    [Reply]

    James Allen Reply:

    Of course!

    [Reply]


  59.   59. Posted By: Helen Tyler
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 11:58 am 

    Oh this sounds like fun! Count me in :)

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  60.   60. Posted By: Steve
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 12:06 pm 

    Iv got the day off so can be there would love to go I’m a big mclaren fan

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  61.   61. Posted By: Furiousa83
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 12:27 pm 

    James,

    Count me in as an applicant!

    Matt

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  62.   62. Posted By: Christopher Mould
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 12:30 pm 

    Wow, James. What a great opportunity to get “up close and personal”. I live in Birmingham, but it would be no problem to jump on a train and come to central London on Wednesday. Thanks for giving fans the opportunity to apply.

    Chris Mould

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  63.   63. Posted By: Mark Laurie
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 1:02 pm 

    Would love to do this, missed out on the FOTA Fans Forum last week, this would be perfect!

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  64.   64. Posted By: msmelbournegirl
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 1:32 pm 

    Given the timezones the races are in we are very dedicated fans over here in Melbourne since most races start at 10pm on a Sunday night; and don’t get me started on the Canada & Brazil races…..their 2am and 4am starts are a killer and can make for a tough Monday at work!! But we love it, so we do it!

    Soooo, I’ll second the comments from the other Australian fans.

    We’d love to have a little something like this in Melbourne next year. A pit stop tryout? yes please. A FOTA fan forum? double yes please.

    Cheers.

    PS: Love the new website, looks smashing!

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  65.   65. Posted By: Daniel Chow
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 2:16 pm 

    Would love the opportunity to experience handling a wheelgun.

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  66.   66. Posted By: jakub
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 2:49 pm 

    Count me in please

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  67.   67. Posted By: Ed
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 2:49 pm 

    Yeah count me in too, it sounds great

    [Reply]


  68.   68. Posted By: boatesy
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 3:02 pm 

    Happen to be on a week’s secondment in London that week, which is handy timing.

    Count me in.

    Cheers

    [Reply]


  69.   69. Posted By: Michael Griffin
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 4:11 pm 

    Count me in for this!!

    [Reply]


  70.   70. Posted By: Hardip Sangha
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 4:46 pm 

    Count me in

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  71.   71. Posted By: Stephen Courtney
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 4:58 pm 

    I’d also like to apply, I’m based in central London too.

    Thanks
    Stephen

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  72.   72. Posted By: Siddharth Javeri
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 5:12 pm 

    Excited for such an opportunity. I’m in.

    [Reply]


  73.   73. Posted By: Adam harcourt
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 5:58 pm 

    Count me in James I fancy I’m faster than those virgin boys!

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  74.   74. Posted By: ElChiva
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 6:22 pm 

    Unexpectedly I have this Wednesday off. See you all there?

    [Reply]


  75.   75. Posted By: Toby Liggins
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 6:30 pm 

    I’ll put my name forward, sounds like an amazing opportunity!

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  76.   76. Posted By: Dipesh Chudasama
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 7:06 pm 

    This sounds awesome, Count me in!!!
    p.s. I’m obsessed with F1

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  77.   77. Posted By: AndyFov
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 7:12 pm 

    Here’s my entry. Hoping I’m lucky in the ballot. :)

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  78.   78. Posted By: Flash Bristow
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 7:22 pm 

    Would love to do this but I’m a wheelchair user – suppose I could operate the wheelgun but not sure I could haul in a wheel. They are so much heavier than the pit crews make it look on TV!

    Put me in the hat if you think it would be accessible…

    My own wheels are quick release too. ;-)

    [Reply]


  79.   79. Posted By: Alex Thom
        Date: July 2nd, 2011 @ 9:26 pm 

    I would like to apply
    thanks
    Alex

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  80.   80. Posted By: KavB
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 12:14 am 

    Count me in :)

    [Reply]


  81.   81. Posted By: Ahmed
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 1:17 am 

    Count me in James.

    [Reply]


  82.   82. Posted By: cool_ani
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 4:46 am 

    James,
    F1 is a global sport and is seeking new territories. More interest would be generated in emerging markets like India/China or even a charity run for Japan. Same for Australia.

    F1 needs more such smaller feeder events for increased popularity and needs to get out of the mother continent :)

    Cheers

    [Reply]


  83.   83. Posted By: Mark Edwards
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 10:18 am 

    I would love the chance count me in, I would clear a week of meetings for the chance.

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  84.   84. Posted By: Ben Midgley
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 12:14 pm 

    Yes please, count me in

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  85.   85. Posted By: Tomas Sopkuliak
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 12:55 pm 

    I`m in :) lets go do it :) )))

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  86.   86. Posted By: Dudley
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 1:25 pm 

    I’d like to Apply! I’m off this week and have plenty of time to be disappointed at losing a ballot!

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  87.   87. Posted By: Jigar
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 1:26 pm 

    I’m in!

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  88.   88. Posted By: Ahmed
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 2:52 pm 

    Hi James,

    I would be interested in this and can make the date.

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  89.   89. Posted By: Akiiki Bedeau
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 3:21 pm 

    What an amazing opportunity. You can definateltly count me in. I live in central London so will have no problem getting there.

    [Reply]


  90.   90. Posted By: Keir
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 4:27 pm 

    Count me in – this would be sooooo cool

    [Reply]


  91.   91. Posted By: R Brawn
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 4:47 pm 

    The big bear will decide who comes to the party.

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  92.   92. Posted By: Fenris N
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 5:37 pm 

    Count me in on this! Sounds like a great opportunity! :)

    [Reply]


  93.   93. Posted By: Rob
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 5:53 pm 

    I’d like to come!

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  94.   94. Posted By: Ioannis Katramados
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 5:55 pm 

    Please sign me up James. I live in Milton Keynes and I’m available all day on Wednesday.

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  95.   95. Posted By: AmyE
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 6:05 pm 

    I’d be well up for this! Put my name in the hat please!

    [Reply]


  96.   96. Posted By: Ricky Woolway
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 7:02 pm 

    Hey James

    Would love to be part of this

    Please stick my name in the hat cheers !

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  97.   97. Posted By: Icthyes
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 7:04 pm 

    What a great idea – count me in!

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  98.   98. Posted By: Kishan
        Date: July 3rd, 2011 @ 7:50 pm 

    I’m in!!!!!

    I live in the midlands but can easily drive into London and Wednesday is perfect for me.

    [Reply]


  99.   99. Posted By: tom
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 7:03 am 

    Here’s my entry!

    [Reply]


  100.   100. Posted By: Ohm
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 7:32 am 

    I’d like to apply please! :) thanks for the opportunity James!

    [Reply]


  101.   101. Posted By: Tim Brailli
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 8:52 am 

    Please add my name to the list.

    Thanks

    [Reply]


  102.   102. Posted By: Christopher Whyte
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 10:12 am 

    James, thanks for the opportunity, would love to give it a go.

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  103.   103. Posted By: Andrew Woodruff
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 10:21 am 

    I’d love to do this James. I work in central London so could definitely make it!

    Thanks

    Andrew

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  104.   104. Posted By: Phil
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 11:20 am 

    I’d be up for it, sounds like an absolute hoot, please add my name to the list :)

    [Reply]


  105.   105. Posted By: Will Rook
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 11:37 am 

    Count me in for this! Sounds like well good fun!

    [Reply]


  106.   106. Posted By: AA
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 12:16 pm 

    I would like to be included in the draw!

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  107.   107. Posted By: Tim Powell
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 12:48 pm 

    Sounds like a pretty cool thing to do, I’d love to have a go. Either way I’ll come and watch!

    [Reply]


  108.   108. Posted By: LankyAnky
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 1:02 pm 

    Hi James,

    I’m used to keeping the wheels on big projects so I guess could a take a few off a McLaren.

    Love to do it, work in central London and can clear my diary.

    LA

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  109.   109. Posted By: Roger
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 1:03 pm 

    Count me in too Please. Handy with the spanners and wheel gun !

    [Reply]


  110.   110. Posted By: Phil R
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 1:07 pm 

    Hi James

    Count me in please!

    Is it open for the people who don’t win to watch it?

    [Reply]

    James Allen Reply:

    No, apparently the council are nervous about numbers, hence why we’re only telling the winners which Hilton it is!

    [Reply]

    Roddy Reply:

    another idea might be not to tell the council which Hilton it is….

    [Reply]


  111.   111. Posted By: Sublimeuk
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 1:09 pm 

    Yes please!! I’ll take the day off, no problem.

    Thanks

    [Reply]


  112.   112. Posted By: Philip
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 1:18 pm 

    sounds like great fun, please chuck my name in the hat!

    [Reply]


  113.   113. Posted By: Ben Boss
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 1:23 pm 

    Count me in too!!

    Thanks

    [Reply]


  114.   114. Posted By: Kieran Turner
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 3:45 pm 

    I’d come up with a pithy, witty comment, but it probably won’t help in a ballot! Please add me to the names in the hat though :)

    [Reply]


  115.   115. Posted By: Nick Twist
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 4:14 pm 

    Hi James,

    What a great competition, please put my name into the draw. It sounds like it will be great fun. :)

    Cheers,

    Nick

    [Reply]


  116.   116. Posted By: Randy Torres
        Date: July 4th, 2011 @ 8:32 pm 

    You really want to rev F1 up. Do something any thing in New York City. Some kind of promo like these NASCAR guys do driving their cars down Broadway from Times Sq. Something like a mini race between a Ferrari and a Mac. I mean 10,000 people showed up at Wadkins Glen to see that seat swap between Hamilton and Stewart. There’s a least 10 times that amount going thru the Times Sq. subway turnstiles during rush hour. Then run a contest for THAT!

    By the way, hey Jim Allen you didn’t post my reply to “john”. What’s up with that? Does my view about NASCAR fans offend British sensibilities?

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  117.   117. Posted By: JohnBt
        Date: July 5th, 2011 @ 2:41 am 

    Wow! nice one James. Sure wouldn’t mind it. Always liked the sound when the nut is being removed and attached.

    Looks like numerous new teams can be formed, LOL.

    [Reply]


  118.   118. Posted By: Ricky Woolway
        Date: July 6th, 2011 @ 3:23 pm 

    Hey James

    Hows it going ? Anybody lost a wheel yet or been signed up by Mclaren? :-)

    [Reply]

    James Allen Reply:

    Fastest was 5.5 seconds. It was good fun, harder than any of them imagined

    [Reply]

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