Mia Donna Quinto has even more reason to love du, as the lucky winner of the telecommunications company’s F1 SMS competition! Her prize is a once in a lifetime trip to the Formula 1 Grande Prêmio Petrobras Do Brasil 2011, in addition to two tickets to the 2011 Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
As part of her prize, Ms Quinto will also receive two return air tickets, hotel accommodation, and Red Bull Racing merchandise.
“I was shocked and excited when I found out that I won, I couldn’t believe it! I’ve been an avid fan of Formula One since I was a teenager and I feel very thankful and blessed that du has given me this great opportunity,” said Ms Quinto. “I never expected du to give such prizes to its customers, it is a privilege and an amazing experience to be a du customer because the company gives back so much.”
du has also announced the winner of the Facebook Formula One social media campaign. As part of their prize, Delaine D’Costa and her husband, Jackson, had the opportunity to meet current World Champion Formula One Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel, along with an exclusive behind the scenes look at how the Red Bull Racing team prepared for the race in Abu Dhabi.
“It was a really good experience to meet Sebastian Vettel. Actually it was the first time I’d been to a Formula One race, and it was amazing to experience it in this way,” said Ms D’Costa.
“We pride ourselves on being able to surprise our customers by bringing even more excitement, enjoyment and value to their experience with us. Our partnership with Red Bull Racing for the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has allowed us to offer such sensational prizes to our customers,” said Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du. “Our congratulations go out to Ms Quinto and Ms D’Costa, and we look forward to surprising many more customers in the months to come.”
du, who has the fastest nationwide 4G (HSPA+) network, partnered with the fastest team on the planet, Red Bull Racing, for the second consecutive year at the Abu Dhabi F1 race. As part of the partnership, the Red Bull Racing cars and team uniforms featured du’s logo at the 2011 Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.