11 Jan 2012

Are you the Number 1 Emmo fan? press release

Hall of Fame Legend Emerson Fittipaldi and Net Element’S Motorsport.Com Announce New Online and Social Media Contest For Race Enthusiasts: Are You The #1 Emmo Fan?

Facebook, Twitter and Offer Unique Opportunities for Race Fans to Connect and Hangout with Emmo, and Win Rare Commemorative Memorabilia

Motorsports enthusiasts and race fans will have a unique opportunity to compete for a chance to connect and “hangout” with Hall of Fame race legend Emerson Fittipaldi, thanks to “Are You the #1 Emmo Fan?,” a new social media contest beginning January 11. The contest is sponsored by, a comprehensive online destination for the motorsports world and a business division of technology services provider and Internet publisher Net Element (OTCQB:NETE).

This is my first online and social media contest.

Emerson Fittipaldi

As part of the contest, conducted primarily through the Twitter handle Motorsport, one question about Fittipaldi and his career will be posted every day for 30 days. Questions will be retweeted via Emmo Fittipaldi Twitter page. All participants will be entered in a sweepstakes for a chance to win an exclusive chat with Emmo through a G Hangout and also win a pair of Evoke brand sunglasses. The sunglasses, remakes of the originals signed by Fittipaldi in 1970, commemorate the 40th anniversary of Fittipaldi’s first Formula 1 victory. Five grand-prize winners will be selected.

“This is my first online and social media contest,” said Fittipaldi, chairman of “I’m excited to introduce this contest as part of my ongoing work with to leverage digital media outlets that enable me to engage, connect and interact with race fans all over the world.”

To participate in the contest:
• Follow
Emmo Fittipaldi Twitter page
• Include HASHTAG #1EmmoFan in your tweet
• Answers will only be valid if responses are correct and tweeted before the next daily question is posted

For extra chances to win:
• Tweet your answer daily
• Follow handle on Twitter
• “Like” the official Emerson Fittipaldi page on Facebook.
• “Like” the official page on Facebook.
• Sign up to receive the newsletter, a NETE-owned and operated business unit, provides interactive multi-media experiences of race series through the largest professional online library of motorsports photos, as well as HD video, race results, schedules, locations, race team profiles and other unique race content. The digital distribution platform helps fans stay engaged round-the-clock with their favorite racers and provides a vehicle for the world’s top brands to reach motorsports fans.

Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson Fittipaldi

Photo by: Dave Dyer

“This contest is a unique platform for fans of all ages to take their engagement with racing to a whole new level by connecting with race legend Fittipaldi and accessing his unique insights and perspectives,” said NETE’s founder and CEO, Mike Zoi. “It’s part of and Net Element’s commitment to leverage the latest digital technologies to redefine online experiences.”

Fittipaldi, who joined as chairman of in August, works to help establish partnerships with top global brands and media companies. He supports and promotes’s technology innovation, particularly in delivering unique HD and 3D race video and social media content online, and leverages its technology platform to redefine online racing experiences and attract fans to the sport.

About, a Net Element (OTCQB: NETE) business division, is a digital distribution platform that provides, via its website and social media networks, interactive multi-media coverage and experiences of F1, NASCAR, Le Mans and other major race series through the largest professional online library of motorsports photos, as well as HD video, race results, schedules, locations, race team profiles and other unique content. For more information, visit

About Net Element

Net Element is a global publisher of online destinations and business services on a custom technology platform for Internet and mobile distribution. This platform enables the rapid development, production and distribution of rich media content (HD & 3D), services (SaaS) and branded content in entertainment and news. NETE owns and publishes Internet properties and creates social and business communities in motorsports, music, film and entertainment. Its portfolio includes:; Openfilm; Music1; Yapik and A&R Live. For more information, visit Net Element.