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Grand Prix fans get Megan Washington double act as she lines up for the Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge

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ALBERT PARK

12-15 MARCH 2015

Two-time ARIA award winner and multi-platinum artist, Megan Washington, is the latest celebrity to be unveiled as a driver in this year’s Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge at the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

Megan Washington joins a host of other big name personalities already announced for the Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge, including UK travel writer and adventurer Charley Boorman, Australia’s first ever Olympic snowboarding gold medallist Torah Bright as well as popular TV presenter and Celebrity Challenge alumna Lauren Phillips.

The talented songstress was announced at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation’s official launch event held yesterday at Albert Park, where Megan Washington was also revealed as a performer on the all Aussie line-up at the ‘Sounds on the Circuit’ on Saturday 15 January at the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

With her first single in two years due to be released in the next month, and a new album not far away, Megan Washington is thrilled to be featuring so prominently 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

“It has been a while since I've had the chance to play in Melbourne, so to perform at the Australian Grand Prix is an exciting opportunity for me!” said Megan Washington.

“The show will be a breeze compared to the Celebrity Challenge! I can't actually believe I'll be racing around the Formula One circuit - has anyone seen me drive?"

The Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge will feature 20 vehicles and will bring together celebrities from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines to compete at Melbourne’s spectacular Albert Park street circuit during the 2014 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.

Confirmed drivers for the 2014 Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge include:

  • • Lauren Phillips
  • • Charley Boorman
  • • Torah Bright
  • • Rob Mills
  • • Tim Robards
  • • Robbie McEwen
  • • Megan Washington

Now on sale in Australia, All-New Mazda3 adopts the stylish ‘KODO - Soul of Motion’ design language and efficient SKYACTIV Technology to deliver a car that’s expected to be a favourite with Australians.

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