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F1 personalities in TV adverts

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    Keith Collantine
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    A thread inspired by a post from F1 Fanatic Live this morning – F1 people in TV adverts.

    Sometimes they’re funny, some they’re weird, sometimes they’re bafflingly pretentious. Let’s see what we can turn up.

    To get started here’s Fernando Alonso wrestling a horse in an attempt to flog watches, which was posted on F1 Fanatic Live this morning (sorry, I forgot who by!):

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    #182604

    raymondu999
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    I loved the one from 2007 where Alonso and Hamilton were competitive, and Hakkinen popped up, though I can’t remember where t find it.

    Head and Shoulders also have the employ of the last two world champions

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    Enigma
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    My favourite:

    #182606

    Enigma
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    @raymondu999
    You mean this one?

    #182607

    Enigma
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    Also, this one:

    #182608

    raymondu999
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    Enigma- yes, the one with Hamilton and alonso that you posted

    #182609

    Neusalz
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    #182610

    matt90
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    My favourite:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD-HkjGxK1w

    Because I love the terrible, almost racist attempt at a Spanish accent, and how completely unnecessary it is. Why squander a celebrity endorsement by removing their voice?!

    I almost enjoy it even more than…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jgod3rp4A84
    “wow, it’s bracing”
    “WINNING”
    perfection

    #182611

    dam00r
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    Häkkinen is brilliant!!!!!!

    #182612

    goondu86
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    http://youtu.be/rSMQM4ASGRg

    Mercedes advertising team is class.

    #182613

    Chalky
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    Ok how about some of those old adverts. Plenty of Jackie Stewart ones out there….

    #182614

    Chalky
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    and this one…..

    #182615

    Chalky
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    but my favourite ones, and if you see the out-takes too are the Murray Walker and Damon Hill Pizza Hut adverts.

    #182616

    Chalky
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    How about the real charismatic character of Nigel Mansell…. After F1 and into CART.

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    Chalky
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    and the IRL getting in on the action, taking the mickey out of itself with Michael Andretti.

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