• Jun 18, 2009
Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen in Vodafone's Taxi GP commercial – Click above to watch video

Vodafone has created an online game called Taxi Grand Prix that looks pretty neat. You choose a team of two actual taxi drivers on the roads in Great Britain, and when a race begins, the distance your two drivers travel whenever they have fares is added to your team's distance. Whichever team's drivers clock up 308 kilometers fastest wins.

To promote the game, the cell phone company has created a series of vids featuring McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen as boy racer black cabbies. In this intro spot, the two fight to get to a single fare in Spring Hill. Based on the amount of driving they do, it looks like the pickup is in Orkney. And while the spot is a bit of fun -- and the only time Heikki has been in front of Lewis all year -- the game itself looks a lot cooler than the commercial. Follow the jump to watch the video.

[Source: The Sun]

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      • 5 Years Ago
      MILF @ 1.30
      • 5 Years Ago
      lol, I love that cars
      • 5 Years Ago
      barry from eastenders.
      • 5 Years Ago
      strategically placed C63 AMG
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      Ummm, Heikki has been in front of Hamilton plenty of times this year, and out qualified him sometimes too for that matter. Hamilton is s**t when he doesn't have a good car, he's no Alonso.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Great game, I say that as I came 14th and got myself a pair of tickets for the gp this weekend :D
      • 5 Years Ago
      I think vodafone launched a great game. And I know the site which gives you Vodafone Discount Vouchers . http://www.couponrefund.com/
      • 5 Years Ago
      This could be their real jobs next year if there isn't a working agreement in F1 for next season.
      • 5 Years Ago
      That was highly anticlimactic. I thought highspeed hijynx would ensue from those two.
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