We are delighted to hear that in addition to the 4th annual auction, held Friday 5th February 2016 the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel, the online auction also helped to raise valuable funds for the charity’s beneficiary, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC).

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chilled Neuschwansteiner as welcome drink

The event in London, where Neuschwansteiner was the official welcome drink, saw notable attendees from the world of motor racing including guests like Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner and his wife Geri, Red Bull Racing’s star-designer Adrian Newey, Lotus F1™-drivers Jolyon Palmer and reserve driver Carmen Jorda, Manor Racing reserve driver Alexander Rossi and former F1™-driver Karun Chandhok.

A selection of photographs taken and signed by F1™-drivers and team principals were auctioned in front of the star-studded audience in aid of the charity.

The bidding process during the auction was exciting as always and we are very happy for our partner ZOOM Charity that everything went so well.

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We hear that some enthusiastic supporters for example like auction guests Jonny Dodge and Cassandra Harris of GP Management spent well invested funds for the precious photographs helping the charity’s good cause and like to express our appreciation.

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Auction guests Jonny Dodge and Cassandra Harris of GP Management

If you were unable to bid at the live or online auctions, here is how you can still get your hands on your very own unique memorabilia and help our partner ZOOM Charity at the same time:

Christian Sylt, co-founder of Zoom, says: “Everyone can support Zoom by buying a copy of the official book, available at www.zoom-auction.com. The book contains the photos from this year’s auction along with words from the drivers and personalities who took them and gives a fascinating insight into the world behind the scenes of F1™.”

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About Zoom

Zoom Powered by Princevalle in association with Pit Lane Pairings is an initiative from Money Sport Media, the publisher of the annual trade guide to F1, Formula Money (www.formulamoney.com). The beneficiary of the project is Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and the first event took place in September 2012.

About Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is the country’s leading centre for treating sick children; with the widest range of specialists under one roof. With the UCL Institute of Child Health, we are the largest centre for paediatric research outside North America and play a key role in training children’s health specialists for the future.

About Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

The charity needs to raise £50 million every year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital, buy vital equipment and fund pioneering research. With your help we provide world-class care to our very ill children and their families. www.gosh.org

Photos curtesy of ZOOM, Sutton Images and Neuschwansteiner-Sutton

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Inga Stracke
Inga Stracke is a multi-talented journalist, event organizer, and networker who is equally at home in the Formula 1™ paddocks around the globe as well as the winter hills of the 4-Hill-Ski jumping tournament and other world class events. She is also a motorsport travel advisor for DERTOUR.Born in Bavaria, Inga became famous as pit-lane reporter for German Sky-TV and F1’s™ own multi-channel digital TV, and she founded the first agency for F1™ commercial radio broadcast in D-A-CH. She also produced the first Formula 1™ live radio show nationwide in US/Canada and headed the creation of the original Red Bulletin. Inga regularly contributes culinary trip reviews and gourmet features for MICHELIN starred restaurants around the globe.

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