Motorsports enthusiasts and race fans will have a unique opportunity to compete for a chance to connect and “hangout” with Hall of Fame race legend Emerson Fittipaldi, thanks to “Are You the #1 Emmo Fan?,” a new social media contest beginning January 11. The contest is sponsored by
, a comprehensive online destination for the motorsports world and a business division of technology services provider and Internet publisher
New social media contest, "Are You the #1 Emmo Fan?," will enable motorsports fans to compete for a chance to connect and “hangout” with Hall of Fame race legend Emerson Fittipaldi and win prizes. (Photo: Business Wire)
As part of the contest, conducted primarily through the Twitter handle
, one question about Fittipaldi and his career will be posted every day for 30 days. Questions will be retweeted via @emmofittipaldi. All participants will be entered in a sweepstakes for a chance to win an exclusive chat with Emmo through a G+ Hangout and also win a pair of Evoke brand sunglasses. The sunglasses, remakes of the originals signed by Fittipaldi in 1972, commemorate the 40
anniversary of Fittipaldi’s first Formula 1 World Championship title. Five grand-prize winners will be selected.
“This is my first online and social media contest,” said Fittipaldi, chairman of Motorsport.com. “I’m excited to introduce this contest as part of my ongoing work with Motorsport.com to leverage digital media outlets that enable me to engage, connect and interact with race fans all over the world.”
To participate in the contest:
- Follow @emmofittipaldi on Twitter
- Include HASHTAG #1EmmoFan in your tweet
- Answers will only be valid if responses are correct and tweeted before the next daily question is posted
For extra chances to win:
Motorsport.com, a NETE-owned and operated business unit, provides interactive multi-media experiences of race series through the largest professional online library of motorsports photos, as well as HD video, race results, schedules, locations, race team profiles and other unique race content. The digital distribution platform helps fans stay engaged round-the-clock with their favorite racers and provides a vehicle for the world’s top brands to reach motorsports fans.