Tata & Mercedes AMG Petronas Announce 2nd Challenge

Tata Communications and Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team had earlier began their F1 Connectivity Innovation Challenge. They have now announced the second challenge to its participants. They had announced it prior to Formula 1 Gran Premio D'Italia 2014.

The second challenge presented is to create a Global Scrapbook for Team Mercedes AMG Petronas of Formula One. They had earlier announced the winner stood a chance to win USD 50,000. The challenge has begun to bring together the best minds of innovation.

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The Silver Arrow has an extensive motorsport history and want to create a virtual museum. With this they plan to reach out to an even wider audience, fans from all over the world can visit the museum from the comfort of their home.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One commented, "The Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows have an amazing history in our sport. The legendary skills and achievements of drivers like Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss in the 1950s are an inspiration to me."

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He further added, "I believe, provide a rich tapestry for this project to bring our history alive through the hands of the fans themselves."

They have announced their second challenge, after witnessing the success from the first. The winner of providing real time data to all was Chris Thelwell from the United Kingdom. There were several other recommendations too, which have been credited for.

For more information on the second F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize Challenge CLICK HERE. Tata Communications provides connectivity to Formula One in 19 of the locations, where the race is held. They are the world's first wholly owned sub-sea fibre network to go around the globe.


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Story first published: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 15:29 [IST]
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