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One lucky fan to join Sahara Force India team at Italian GP

Sergio Perez of Mexico and Force India gets into his car in the garage during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 27, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary.
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Although it is impossible to predict whether or not one lucky fan will end up in Victory Lane, it is certain that they will be able to join Force India, including drivers Nico Hulkenberg, Sergio Perez* and (reserve driver) Daniel Juncadella, up close and personal a member of the team at the Italian Grand Prix September 5-7 thanks to Swiss watchmaker TW Steel’s new #Join the Team contest.

TW Steel, the “Official Timing Partner” of Sahara Force India for the past two years is launching the competition via its Twitter (@RW Steel), Instagram (@RW Steel) and Facebook (Facebook.com/TW Steel) on Monday August 4th-8th, with a winner from each platform entered into the prize draw every day.

Entry via any of these channels will consist simply of answering a true or false question, with each daily winner also receiving a 25% discount off any of the 125 TW Steel timepiece models. The grand prize recipient will them be picked from the draw on Friday. Not only will he/she get to “experience paddock life from the team’s perspective” at the famous Autodromo Nazionale Monza, they will have the opportunity to work directly with Sahara Force India, dressed in “appropriate team gear complete with one of the team’s TW Steel watches. Duties will include participation in pitstop practice, helping both the marketing teams and media in driver engagements and being able to view the race action live from Sahara Force India’s garage area. It should also be noted that the Dutch company will also provide all travel accommodations.

“We love to do everything ‘Big Time’ and this competition is no different,” commented TW Steel CEO and co-owner Jordy Cobelens,who founded the company with his father Tom in 2005. “What an unbelievable opportunity for a member of the public to experience a Grand Prix from the race team’s point of view. It really is a ‘money can’t buy experience,’ and we are delighted to be able to run our promotion together with Sahara Force India and make someone’s dream come true.”