Throughout the 2015 season, the stars of F1 were each asked to take a photograph which gives a window into their high-octane lives. The photos are like personal postcards from the sport’s biggest names and they come from all over the globe.
Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton’s photo is of his beloved bulldog Roscoe sitting like an emperor in front of the Colosseum in Rome. In contrast, Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo took his snapshot from a trek through the desert with camels, whilst Jenson Button chose a mountain bike trail in Australia prior to the Grand Prix.
All of the photographs have been signed by the participants and will be auctioned during an exclusive gala evening at London’s InterContinental Park Lane hotel on February 5. It will be followed by an online auction on the Coys website of a selection of the signed photos which anyone can bid for.
“Once again we would like to thank the teams and drivers, Bernie Ecclestone, the other participants and all our partners for their support,” commented Christian Sylt, co-founder of Zoom. “We are looking forward to building on the success of the three previous events to raise more money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity through the auction of these unique images.”