Taxi for Hamilton

As part of that Vodafone taxi campaign you’ll have seen kicking about, Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen have done this ad, which is rather amusing. It’s a bit like that Lewis racing Fernando Alonso Hilton advert from a couple of years ago. But this has got Barry from Eastenders in it:

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Love it! Did anyone else notice what Top Trumps they’re playing? The TopGear ones!

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Here is a crazy idea! Instead of making adverts like this why dont they actually improve their car and do what they are meant to be doing and improve their race car because its not like they are at the front so they have time to mess about with stuff like this

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Fantastic! Why can’t all adverts be like that? Would save you turning over to find a program that was still on…

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Funny advert, poor acting. Strange how Lewis beats Heiki even at top trumps and taxi driving.

Number 2 know your limits.

That place they drive around looks a test centre place near Reading.

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@ Tom McBirney – the drivers would find it hard to improve the car outside of GP weekends, now there’s no in-season testing and very limited straight-line tests.

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He he. If this season goes like that they might as well end up as a cab drivers.

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acting is definitely not heikki’s thang

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That wasn’t as good as the Alonso one. It was pretty cheesey.

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But guess who wins in Finland!

Matt’s right – it isn’t as good as the Alonso one, but that’s because the action takes place on public roads and PC demands no speeding or racing and giving way at traffic lights and pedestrian crossings.

A non-PC version would have had red light running, scattering pedestrians while driving down crowded pavements and them drenched them when the Terrible Two cut through puddles on their way to pick up Ron Denis…

Anyone for a spoof from O2?

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about average for an ad better than some though!

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hamiltons car was no 2
hekkis was no 1
ayone notice that?

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They might as well race taxi’s in the GB race.. they have better aerodynamics that their F1 cars XD

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Nice one, but the one they did with Lewis and Alonso was much funnier :)

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thats the worst advert ive seen no where near as good as alonso and hamiltons

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Heikki is probably in the shortlist for most wooden acting of 2009 now.

And Barry from Eastenders! When will he get another part!

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That was actually quite good. Although it wouldn’t hurt to polish up on their acting…

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Who else could sell mobile phone tarrifs? …

Brawn could sell Virgin mobile. Then the driving might be a bit faster *nudge nudge*.

And er, that’s about it.

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If i had made this spot, it had included Ecclemoseley, crossing the streets while talking in a cellphone, and “accidentally” being driven over by Heikki or Lewis. :evillol

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^ Nice touch. Could be made better by using cars from Death Race.

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I think Heikki did quite well, English not being his native language which adds difficulty to acting casual etc.

Besides, Heikki was faster than Lewis in almost every qualifying in 2008, which proves his acting should not be criticized.

(Fuel loads considered, according to Martin Whitmarsh.)

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has anybody else noticed that elephant, the one right there?… no, just me then.

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f1 champion to taxi driver.. goes to show how much essence there is to these guys now-a-days… ps don’t give up your dayjob doesn’t apply ion this case :D

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weird race!Who won?

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