CHALLENGE 1 IS NOW CLOSED

THIS YEAR’S WINNERS WILL JOIN US AT THE 2017 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

THE FORMULA IN THE FAST LANE

THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF F1®

 

What is the F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize?

Introducing the 4th annual USD 50,000 F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize

Tata Communications, Formula One Management and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport join forces once again to promote and reward fans and technological enthusiasts in the sport’s only global crowdsourced innovation competition.

For the last three years, our campaign has invited fans and innovators from across the globe to conceive ideas to explore real challenges and opportunities in Formula 1 racing. From presenting the rich archive of historical F1 multi-media to the fans and visualizing data tools for engineers, to leveraging virtual and augmented reality technologies which transform the fan experience or team operations, your contribution from around the globe helps fuel a digital transformation in the sport.

This year’s competition will include a challenge each from Formula One Management and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. Our expert panel of judges will select three winning entries from each of these challenges to join a Grand Finale where they will deliberate to reveal this year’s winning idea.

The 2017 competition is set to be the biggest yet! Sign up for updates to know when the briefs are out!

#tatacommsF1prize is back!

The Grand Prize Winner title will soon be open for a winning idea from somewhere around the globe. Could you have the winning idea? Here’s what’s at stake.

The Iconic Grand Prize Winner Trophy

A cheque for USD 50,000

A trip to the 2017 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

Short-listed entries from each of the challenges will join a VIP trip to the 2017 ETIHAD AIRWAYS FORMULA 1 ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX where the Grand Prize Winner will be revealed.

So stay updated for the challenge around the corner.



Meet The Judges

For the 2017 campaign we brought back your esteemed judging panel with a special guest judge.

LEWIS HAMILTON

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Driver
and three-time FIA Formula 1 Drivers’ World Champion

ROSS BRAWN

Managing Director, Motorsport, Formula 1®

JAMES ALLISON

Executive Director (Technical)
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

JOHN MORRISON

Chief Technical Officer, Formula 1®

MARTIN BRUNDLE

F1 Commentator
SKY SPORTS F1®

MEHUL KAPADIA

Managing Director Formula 1® Business
Tata Communications

The Partners

Click on a partner below to reveal more information.

Formula One Management

Formula One World Championship Limited has the exclusive right to commercialise the FIA Formula One World Championship along with its affiliates within the Formula One Group, including Formula One Management Limited. It commercially exploits the FIA Formula One World Championship, including through the production, management and exploitation of media content in all forms.

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Tata Communications

Tata Communications is the Official Connectivity Provider of Formula 1® enabling the sport to seamlessly reach out to its tens of millions of fans across the globe. Tata Communications is also the Official Managed onnectivity Supplier to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, providing three times faster connectivity to the team. Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to more than 200 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and collocation space worldwide.

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Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport

With a heritage dating back to 1934, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is the contemporary expression of the long and distinguished history that Mercedes-Benz has enjoyed in the top echelons of motorsport. Today the team’s operations are headquartered at two technology campuses in the UK. The race team is based in Brackley, Northants, and the team’s engines are designed and built by Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains in nearby Brixworth.

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Social Hub

Interact with other fans & participants through social media using #tatacommsf1prize.

Read what Tata Communications has to say on new technologies surrounding Formula 1®.

Stay updated on the latest innovations in the world of Formula 1® with James Allen.              

Get Updates

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