The 2013 Grand Prix Ball kicks off the British Grand Prix weekend in style
- Guests were treated to a demonstration of the world’s rarest F1 cars and performances by The Feeling
London, 28 June 2013 – Last night The 2013 Grand Prix Ball bought an array of glitz, glamour and showbiz stars to London for one night only ahead of the British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone.
Set in the magnificent grounds of The Hurlingham Club, The 2013 Grand Prix Ball saw outstanding live F1 car demonstrations from the James Hunt era as well as rocking performances from BRIT award-nominated British Pop Rock band, The Feeling.
The glamorous Grand Prix Ball was a chance for celebrities and motor sport fans to embrace the F1 spirit ahead of this weekends much anticipated Silverstone Grand Prix. Guests were spoilt for choice with several F1 cars, old and new, on display as well as one-of-a-kind performance from Jackie Stewarts Tyrrell 001 from the 1970’s that raced around the idyllic setting of The Hurlingham Club.
The Ball, sponsored by Veho, Safiro, and Snow Queen, saw a magnificent turn out of celebrities and drivers from the world of F1. Famous faces on the Grand Prix Ball red carpet included: England Rugby star Chris Robshaw, English rapper Wretch 32, The Made in Chelsea cast including Spencer Matthews with new date Steph Pratt and Force India’s James Rossiter and McLaren’s Oliver Turvey.
Eddie Jordan was consummate for the event and even took to the drums with his band, Eddie and The Robbers, later on in the evening. Chris Hollins was compere, and all money raised in the exclusive F1 auction will go to children’s charity CLIC Sargent who have benefited from £100,000’s raised by the event over recent years.
Jonny Dodge, CEO of GP Management, said: “GP Management is thrilled with the success of last nights 2013 Grand Prix Ball. The cars from James Hunt’s era on display were simply breath taking as was the turn out of guests. A great deal of money was raised for CLIC Sargent and I am pleased that such an remarkable night was all for a very worthy cause.”