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A.C. Entertainment Technologies Presents A British Racing Drivers Club Award to Lewis Hamilton

19th December 2008

For the second year running, A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. presented a British Racing Drivers' Club award to 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton at the prestigious BRDC Annual Awards luncheon. Over 400 people gathered at the Café Royal in London for this year's event. The star-studded guest list included many of motor racing's finest heroes from past and present to celebrate the success stories of the 2008 racing season. Also, the Club was deeply honoured to welcome the Prime Minister, Right Honourable Gordon Brown MP, as a distinguished guest.

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Product Development Director, Glyn O'Donoghue, along with BRDC President Damon Hill OBE and Graham Hill's widow, Bette Hill, presented the esteemed Graham Hill Trophy to Lewis Hamilton. The trophy is awarded to the British Driver for the most meritorious performance in single-seater racing.

A.C. Entertainment Technologies is also a Patron of the British Racing Drivers' Club's exclusive Rising Stars Programme, a select sponsors scheme which benefits promising young British racing drivers. With its emphasis on cutting-edge new technologies, motor racing provides a natural affinity with "A.C.'s" own entertainment technology solutions and a dynamic environment for networking opportunities.

Originating in the early 1970s, the "A.C. Group" is a leading international provider of cutting-edge entertainment technology products and solutions. Together, the Group of companies supply equipment and state-of-the art project solutions to dealers, distributors and end users in over 80 countries. The Group employs over 150 people worldwide and has an annual turnover approaching £40 million.

Formed in the late 1920s, the BRDC is the champion of British motor sport and owner of Silverstone Circuit, the home of the British F1 Grand Prix. The BRDC's exclusive membership includes F1 World Champions and those who have obtained international success, or have made a significant contribution to the sport.