F1 Tweet-up (updated)

This article was updated on 28th March to announce a prize giveaway by @F1Times, more prizes by @car_lease and @TomRedknap added on 12th April.

In Britain, F1-related events tend to be concentrated in the south of UK – perhaps because that’s where most of the Formula 1 factories are based and journalists are scared of traveling further north of Birmigham(!).

So a few F1 fans on Twitter have suggested organising a meet-up (or Tweet-Up in Twitter parlance) in Manchester, north-west England to watch a race. The Spanish GP (13 May)  is the current race choice and the venue is “The Green @getmetothegreen” near Piccadilly Train Station.

Interested tweeps so far are: @nickyhammerton, @BenGriffin7, @Thrinne1, @moss022, @EmTheEmu, @AdamMoran, @F1_PioneerJen , @F1_Senior, @Thegoodbyegirl1 , @TheSilverZebra, @Butler_F1, @Lauren_Jade_B, @PoshKatt , @mclarenmatey, @Nico888, @F1inPubs,  @McLaren_Lew_F1 , @booti101, @LindaSpencer1 , @mrWebbi, @naijasolar, @iMarfinand @SonnieM.

We’re hoping to have some prizes/giveaways on the day so please spread the word to your friends and leave a comment on this page if you have any suggestions or race preference. Best comment will give a small prize too!

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  1. Lauren (@Lauren_Jade_B)

     /  February 13, 2012

    Spain sounds good to me, if not China or the Hungarian GP. Cheers for organising, should be good!

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  2. Alan (reyno_buxworth

     /  February 15, 2012

    Should be able to make Spanish GP. Potentially playing cricket so will try and get out of it!

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  3. Have they confirmed to be showing this (all ?) races then ?

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  4. if you like the idea of chatting during the race feel free to join in the live chats at http://www.LiveF1chat.com

    New chat room for each race along with the ability to post to your twitter and facebook accounts directly from within the chat room.

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  5. Will they be showing qually as well? Much easier for us to get into & out of Manchester on a Saturday :-( so we may struglle to make races

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    • You’ll have to ask the pub about Qualifying as there might be football on that day. All our enquiries so far have been about Sunday’s availability.

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  6. I’m interested! :)

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