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Motorsports Brands - VBrick Connects Fans To US Grand Prix Experience Live Online Video Event Features Conor Daly


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Austin, Nov. 13, 2012: American Racer Conor Daly will be a featured guest Saturday evening, November 17th as VBrick Systems offers race fans unprecedented live access to the Formula One experience. The online event will be broadcast live from Austin, Texas; site of the upcoming United States Grand Prix. Prominent Formula One personalities from the Force India team will join Conor at the K1 Speed indoor karting center in downtown Austin to discuss the upcoming weekend of racing as well as answer fan questions live from Twitter and Facebook.

The VBrick event, which is being co-hosted by http://www.formula1blog.com, bridges the gap between the athlete and the fan, leveraging the power of Twitter and social media with online video. Together these elements create an engaging experience, even for fans thousands of miles away.

During the British Grand Prix weekend, in July, VBrick produced its first high definition live video event via the Internet that provided sponsors and fans with unprecedented live access to Conor during the race weekend.

"I think having live access to athletes in any sport is just a matter of time and I'm proud to be on the leading edge of technology that will make this possible over the internet with rich video quality that everyone has come to expect." said Daly. "There will be a lot of excitement in Austin this week and our broadcast will be right in the middle of it."

The event will be streamed live from the K1 Speed indoor karting center in Austin, Texas and can be the accessed via links from www.conordaly.net, www.formula1blog.com and www.vbrick.com.

"VBrick is proud to bring fans and athletes of the world's most sophisticated sport together live over the internet," said Doug Howard, CEO, VBrick. "The inaugural USGP at Austin will be a huge multi-day global sporting event. We are proud to bring a part of it live to anyone in the world with access to the internet."