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Prince Albert & Princess Charlene drove a Tesla around the track to open @F1 Monaco!

Discussion in 'News' started by Jackl1956, May 25, 2014.

  1. Vger

    Vger Active Member

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    Very cool about the Model S. I have been there twice for the race; it is a must for auto fans! Can't wait for Formula E though.

    So how much quieter are the new hybrid F1 engines in person?!
     
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    So much quieter that the Australian GP promoters were contemplating suing F1 organizers for not providing the promised spectacle.
     
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    You could see the Model S parked up behind the live Sky TV UK feed when commentator Martin Brundle began his grid walk, looking up to the first corner, a good minutes worth of chatter from him with car visible just behind him, parked on the left as you view on the screen. White with a red logo across the rear.
     
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    Lucky, lucky lucky! Would love to go to the Monaco GP, so far I've only managed the British and Austin. Will be watching highlights later...
     
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    I wonder how much this had to do with Elon Musk and Princess Charlene both being South African by birth??

    Doubt it was a 'coincidence' or good marketing by Tesla...........
     

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