Eoin Murray


24th November 2010 // SEAT at the Top Gear Festival



SEAT Ireland is delighted to be involved in this yearís Top Gear Festival, which takes place at Citywest this Friday, 26th to Sunday, 28th November. SEATís stylish looks, performance and reliability make its cars appealing to many drivers, including brand ambassadors Eoin Murray and Nadia Forde, both of whom will attend Top Gear over the weekend.

Nadia Forde is the proud driver of a SEAT Leon TDI. Nadia is a former Miss Universe contestant and is one of Irelandís most popular and successful models. Eoin is one of Irelandís best known and successful racing car drivers. A former Young Irish Racing Driver of the Year, Eoin won the acclaimed title in both 2002 and 2003. In 2005 he was the European Challenge champion and won the international driver of the year, going on to come third in the SEAT Leon Eurocup in both 2008 and 2010. He has also raced in the SEAT Leon Eurocup and SEAT Leon Supercopa series. Eoin will be taking some lucky visitors for a real racing experience in his SEAT Supercopa around the Top Gear track.

Festival goers will also be able to get up close and personal to other SEAT cars in the range, including the Leon Supercopa, and Leon aero kit.

Speaking of SEATís involvement with the festival, Lorenzo Heller, Director of SEAT Ireland said ďSEAT has been part of the Volkswagen Group since 1986. This long lasting partnership has resulted in a mix of Latin design combined with German quality and technology. Visitors at the Top Gear festival will have the opportunity to have a firsthand experience by either taking part in the hotlaps event with Eoin Murray in his LEON Supercopa or by speaking to top model, Nadia Forde about her stylish, SEAT Leon TDI.Ē

This yearís festival follows the success of the last two yearís Top Gear Live shows. It promises to be a fun packed day for all attending. Other festival highlights include the Stig performing on the first ever Top Gear Track, outdoor performances by monster trucks, motorbike stunt riders and pro-drifters. Inside car enthusiasts can enjoy three floors of the finest the motor industry has to offer at the Motor Exhibition, including a Hall of Fame and classic car section.

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