Fancy A Race With David Coulthard?

August 17, 2011 at 10:04 am

If you’ve always been dreaming about challenging a Formula 1 star, you can now actually do it! Here’s how:

On Monday 5 September 2011, star of Formula 1 – David Coulthard will be using all his skill from 14 years of Grand Prix racing to power a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG to victory in what is set to be a dramatic virtual v. reality race. Coulthard will compete in real time, in the same car, on the same track against opponents racing on Gran Turismo5 – the latest evolution of the most successful and realistic PlayStation 3 driving game of all time. A competition prize draw has been launched to find his challengers.

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The big race can be viewed live online with live pre-race coverage from ex Formula 1™ driver Martin Brundle, who is most recently famed for his world class motor racing commentary.  Live coverage on race day will begin at 3pm at

So if you think you’ve got what it takes, put your name down. You may as well win awesome prizes, including the chance to experience the real and awesome 6.3 litre V8 powered Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG on the brand centre’s unique Handling Circuits, or even the cherry, an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix on 27 November!