Posted on September 11, 2012

Here at JA on F1, we always get a kick out of sending fans to races, particularly if they have never had the chance to see F1 close up before. And we always like to help them get closer to the sport. The Ultimate F1 Road Trip to the Shell Belgian Grand Prix was an experience the four winners and their guests will never forget. They drove down from London to Spa Francorchamps, got to see behind the scenes in the Ferrari garage, drive an F1 simulator, saw Fernando Alonso, met Bernie Ecclestone at dinner on Saturday night and generally More…

Posted on September 2, 2012

Four winners of the JA on F1/Shell Ultimate F1 Road Trip competition have driven down to Spa Francorchamps and were in the circuit for qualifying day. Based in hospitality at the foot of Eau Rouge, they watched practice and qualifying from the grandstand at the side of Eau Rouge. Afterwards they had a chance to tour the F1 paddock and went into the Ferrari garage and the Shell track lab. Here is Anil’s account of his day. Anil writes: “Shortly after qualifying, we all waited inside the Shell hospitality area for a brief appearance from Ferrari’s Alonso. In typical celebrity More…

Posted on August 31, 2012

This weekend four lucky winners of the Ultimate F1 Road Trip competition, which JA on F1 organised with Shell, are making their way down to Spa by road from London with their guests, ahead of a dream weekend at the heart of the F1 action. We’ll be posting content with their experiences during the weekend and a video early next week, but here is the first instalment, from Rob Sinfield (aka Grand Prix Diary) written in the back of a Chrysler Voyager as they sped towards Spa. Rob Sinfield writes: The day started for us lucky four prizewinners and guests, More…

Posted on August 15, 2012

We have been running our best ever competition on JA on F1 for the last few weeks. And now it’s time to announce the winners. Along with Shell, the title sponsor of the Belgian Grand Prix, we are organising the Ultimate F1 Road Trip, which will see four lucky winners plus guests drive down from London to Spa Francorchamps for the Belgian Grand Prix weekend. It’s all part of our ongoing commitment at JA on F1 to help bring the fans closer to the sport. The prize includes grandstand seats, hospitality at the foot of Eau Rouge, F1′s most iconic More…

Posted on August 1, 2012

We are running the most exciting competition we’ve ever had on JA on F1 and after a week in which we’ve seen a staggering 900+ messages left on the post announcing the competition – featuring both entries and votes – we can reveal the Top 10 Leaderboard. Fans have to describe in 150 words max their best every road trip in the comments section of the competition post and then use Facebook, Twitter, blogs and any other means to get friends to vote for them as a “reply” under their entry. Entry closes on Monday 13th at 9am UK time. More…

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