Win tickets to see Paul Weller and Calvin Harris at Mini United

By on Wednesday, 13th May 2009 at 12:20 pm
 

Calvin HarrisIn 1959 the first ever Mini rolled off the production line. Now it’s 2009, and to celebrate Mini are holding a three day extravaganza at Silverstone circuit next weekend, Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th May. Called Mini United and featuring the likes of Paul Weller (pictured top), Calvin Harris (pictured right), Twisted Wheel and Raygun, the event offers some great music alongside a tonne of great activities.

On Friday night Calvin Harris will be curating the entire evening’s DJ line up from the hottest DJ’s and producers that he’s currently working with, whilst the Saturday sees long time MINI owner and enthusiast Paul Weller  headlining with a full two hour set. He’ll be supported by some of the best new British talent including Twisted Wheel who will be supporting both Paul and Oasis during their UK tours this year and Raygun who are supporting Pink on her UK tour.

So, do you want to go? Courtesy of the lovely people at Mini, we have not one, not two but THREE tickets to give away to one lucky person – that’s you and two friends. What do you have to do? It’s simple – answer the below question and fill in your details and we’ll get back to you ASAP. But besides the music, what else can you expect? Just for starters, you can expect:

  • MINI Stunt driving shows
  • Taxi rides in a MINI CHALLENGE racing car (on the Silverstone race circuit)
  • Track drives in your own classic Mini or new MINI if you come in one.
  • Dunlop ‘RunOnFlat’ slalom challenge
  • MINI Stunt driving shows
  • Mountain board ‘big air’ show (a cross between snowboarding and skate boarding)
  • Go karting (for ages 16+)
  • Tyre bowling
  • MINI Pulling

If you have any questions, email me at phil@tgtf and I’ll get back to you ASAP.

Sorry, this competition is now CLOSED. Of the 151 entrants, we’ve selected the lucky winner. Thanks to all that entered.

Minis in the top photo come from Keith@Fibonacci’s flickr stream under the Creative Commons License.

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