By Chris & Milo Linford
June 13 2006
Red Bull Racing are true to their promise of bringing F1 closer to the fans. They ran a competition to win dinner in the Red Bull Energy Station on Saturday Evening at Silverstone. Racing Bulls regular Chris Linford, and his son Milo, were lucky winners. Here is their report.
At on Saturday night the 5 lucky winners, myself among them, and their guest, my son
The Energy Station is bigger than it looks, and it looks big. The ground floor is setup like a bar area of a traditional F1 Paddock unit and can accommodate loads of people. Upstairs on the second floor it gets a bit more relaxed with sofas and large TVs which were used to watch the football earlier in the afternoon. The second and top floor is open and allowed us to cool down.
Red Bull obviously love table football as there were tables everywhere and
After a drink we were taken down to the garage where we could inspect the test car that Robert Dornboos drove the day before, which was setup for DC. It is a lot posher down there on race days than test ones.
Back at the Energy Station it was time for dinner and we went downstairs. The staff there were really friendly and they made
The main course was veal and beef with potatoes and was perfectly cooked and served.
With Coffee and drinks back up stairs afterwards the evening was coming to the end, or so we thought. We went for a tour of the whole pitlane and
Eventually it was time to leave and although
All I have to do now is to stop
It was a great evening and I would like to thank Sarah and the people at RBR for including race fans into their hospitality. It is so easy to forget about us but I would like to assure you that they know we are here and they are planning more events in the future; so keep an eye out on their website.
.....They also check this site out so watch your language.