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Give the Ideal F1™ Gift This Christmas

OXFORD, England, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

The Official 2013 F1™ Live Timing and Track Positioning App: Currently available for just £17.99*: The perfect gift for any F1™ fan

The 2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship™ season may now be over, but for F1™ fans eager to get ahead of the game, the official 2013 F1™ Live Timing and Track Positioning App is now available at a discounted rate for a limited time only*, making it the perfect gift for any F1™ fan.

Currently at just £17.99** until the end of the year, the only official F1™ App is the very best F1™ companion, with a huge array of great features as well as some exciting updates new for the upcoming season.

All new features of the 2013 F1™ Live Timing and Track Positioning App will be revealed in the New Year, but the current features list includes:

  • REAL-TIME TRACK POSITIONING: Displayed on a dynamic and fully interactive 3D map. You can see the position of every F1™ driver on the track at the same time or pan, zoom and spin the track maps to focus on a specific driver. Icons show you their tyre choice, sector times and whether they have activated DRS.  
  • REALTIME LIVE TIMING DATA: Timing data is streamed direct from Formula One Management's technical centre at the race track to the device. There is no faster way to see all the times; The App is even quicker than TV and all data is real-time.
  • MARSHAL NEWS: Live to the App as it is issued, marshal news keeps you up to date on flags, warnings, investigations and track statuses as they happen.
  • TYRE INFORMATION: Find out which tyre type and compound any driver is on at any given time, visually represented on via the Live Leaderboard timing screens and on 3D maps.
  • DRS ZONES: DRS (Drag Reduction System) Zones. These activation zones are clearly marked on the track maps along with the detection points.
  • F1™ NEWS NOTIFICATIONS: Throughout the year the App will alert you to all new F1™ news as it is issued by Formula One™ via its official website.
  • PAUSE LIVE SESSIONS: Pause and replay live sessions during the events so you never miss any of the action.
  • DOWNLOAD RACE PACKS: Download race packs after the event to watch the sessions again and again.
  • LIVE TEXT COMMENTARY: Lap by lap live text commentary in English, French or German, keeps you updated while the action unfolds.
  • EVENT COUNTER & NOTIFICATIONS: An event countdown shows the time to the next session and informs when a session is live. Optional notifications alert you when sessions are approaching so you don't miss them.

Download the only official App for the 2013 Formula 1 FIA World Championship™ early by going to or via the Apple App store, Google Play, Blackberry App World or Amazon and start looking forward to a whole new season of nail biting action…..

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*Discount available until 31st December 2012

**Or equivalent store currency

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