TeamVodafone to assist with QLD Floods Appeal

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Slip on those overalls, strap in and join Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes for what will be the ride of your life!

Want to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the thrills and spills of a V8 Supercar?

In support of the Queensland Floods Relief Appeal, TeamVodafone will be auctioning off 10 exclusive heart-racing experiences around Sydney's Barangaroo precinct; Baranagaroo is being developed as one of the most ambitious and significant waterfront projects anywhere in the world. The fundraiser event will be part of the team's official 2011 launch.

On Thursday 27 January, the highest bidders will be treated to an exclusive experience with the team on, the same day it presents its new livery to media, sponsors and corporate guests.

The lucky bidders will be strapped into the newly-liveried TeamVodafone 2011 Holden V8 Supercar for the experience of a lifetime alongside Bathurst Champion Craig Lowndes and two-time Series winner Jamie Whincup.

To bid for this amazing prize and support victims of the Queensland floods, visit www.teamvodafone.com.au/auctions. The auction begins on Thursday 20th January, 2011 and ends on Tuesday 25 January, 2011.

"Putting on the race gear and getting inside a V8 Supercar is a thrilling experience and we're excited for 10 of our fans to join us and support the victims of the floods," said TeamVodafone speed king Craig Lowndes.

He added: "Like many Australians, Jamie and I have emotional attachments to Queensland and have both been affected by the recent devastating floods. Jamie hails from the Gold Coast whilst I am live in Kilcoy where recent events saw me have to re-locate temporarily as the floods prevented me from getting home.

Team-mate Jamie Whincup added: "Everyone at TeamVodafone is keen to support the Premier's Flood Relief Appeal in any way we can. We're already off to a great start with the NSW Government contributing $7,000 to this fundraiser. We're very pleased our official 2011 launch has offered us an ideal opportunity to organise an event to raise important funds for the people of Queensland and give racing fans the experience of a lifetime."

Fans who are not based in or near Sydney can also support TeamVodafone's fundraising efforts. A host of limited edition memorabilia will be made available for online auction, along with five of the custom-made "Support Queensland Floods' t-shirts the team will done for the V8 Supercar season launch at Eastern Creek on Saturday 29 January.

-source: fluidpr

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