Tata F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize

IAS Prelims 2023

Tata Communications has awarded its $50,000 Formula One prize this year to a virtual reality innovation which transports racing fans from anywhere in the world to the middle of live Grand Prix action.

Tata Communcations’ 2016 F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize is aimed at inspiring fans worldwide to harness technical know-how and passion for F1 racing and drive innovation in the sport.

This year’s winner comes from Singapore, Datu YogaBrata, who was presented a cheque for $50,000 and a bespoke trophy by racing star Lewis Hamilton during a ceremony at the 2016 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.

Tata Communications is the official connectivity provider to Formula 1 and the official managed connectivity supplier of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team.