Aug 2014
Cheltenham managing director celebrates winning new yellow Porsche Cayman S and £10,000

Managing director Steve Wortley was celebrating with colleagues this afternoon as he was surprised with a new sports car and £10,000 in cash.

The lucky winner of a competition organised by Best of the Best, Steve was left stunned as staff from the company came down to his office in Cheltenham House to announce his winnings.

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APR 2014
I never thought I could land a Jag flying into the airport

Grandfather told he had won a supercar after holiday

Arriving home after a week in Majorca Jimmy Kilday was probably looking forward to a cup of tea and a night back in his own bed.

So imagine the 70-year-old's shock when he was greeted at Edinburgh Airport international arrivals with the news he had won the sports car of every man's dreams.

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APR 2014
Lucky Scots holidaymaker touches down at Edinburgh Airport to be told: You've won an £85k SPORTS CAR

JIM Kilday's post-holiday blues were vanished in seconds when he was handed the keys to a brand new Jaguar R Coupe at Edinburgh Airport after returning from Majorca with his wife and 10-year-old grandson.
DREAMS came true for one lucky holidaymaker when he touched down at Edinburgh airport yesterday ... and landed himself a shiny £85,000 sports car.
Jim Kilday’s post-holiday blues vanished in seconds when he strolled through the arrivals hall and was handed the keys to a brand new Jaguar R Coupé.

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APR 2014
Grandad flies home to sports car win shock

ARRIVING home after a week in Majorca Jimmy Kilday was probably looking forward to a cup of tea and a night back in his own bed.

So imagine the 70-year-old's shock when he was greeted at Edinburgh Airport international arrivals with the news he had won the sports car of every mans' dreams.
The top-of-the-range red Jaguar F Type coupé, worth more than £85,000, was waiting for delighted Jimmy as a result of a competition he entered as he waited to board his flight to Majorca on April 11. His face crumpling into delight at the news, he said: "It's absolutely fantastic, it's a beautiful motor and I'm feeling absolutely brilliant."

While waiting in the departure lounge the businessman took part in a Spot the Ball competition organised by Best of the Best. Entrants pay anything between £3 and £22 for each entry and if they are the closest to the correct spot, which is chosen by a panel of independent judges, they win the car - in this case a Jaguar.

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Mar 2014
Pinning his hopes: Winning a fortune!

Ely rail worker Phil Pinning was given the surprise of a lifetime at work on Tuesday as he was handed the keys to a £60,000 Range Rover and £10,000. Mr Pinning, 60, won the Best of the Best competition, a 'spot the ball' quiz. Such was the shock that his bosses gave him the following day off work to celebrate his win. The presentation was kept a closely guarded secret as Mr Pinning was called away from the tracks at Ely Station shortly before lunchtime to be greeted by competition founder William Hindmarch, with a cheque for £10,000 and a set of car keys.

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Mar 2014
Dream comes true for railway signalman as he is handed keys to £60,000

Railway signalman Phil Pinning was given the surprise of a lifetime at work on Tuesday morning as he was handed the keys to a brand new Land Rover and £10,000. Phil, 60, was the lucky winner of the Best of the Best competition, which gives entrants the chance to win the car of their dreams simply by playing a regular ‘spot the ball’ quiz.

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Mar 2014
circling on the arctic ice

Supercar competition winner goes for a spin on frozen lake

As charm offensives go, it’s about as dramatic — and fun — as they come. At the wheel of the brand new 296 bhp 4X4 VW Golf Rs and 400 bhp Porsche 911s, we’re staring down a vast frozen lake somewhere on the edge of the Arctic Circle.
Ahead of us are snow-capped moun- tains, behind us, endless frozen tundra. You wouldn’t wander far off the beaten track on foot around here and survive for long; it’s the middle of nowhere.
“Welcome to sweden,” says our instructor Pierre. “Your mission is to accelerate across the ice to 60kph and brake as hard as you can when you get to the marker posts. You’ve got to steer around the elk — and back onto the track.”

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JAN 2014
UWindsor Student Wins Luxury SUV

A UWindsor student won his dream car and was in disbelief when a camera crew surprised him at his house near the University on a snowy Wednesday afternoon.
Gerald Agbalizu got the “hot news” that he had won a $90,000 Range Rover Sport during an incredibly bitter day following the snow storm Windsor got dumped with.
When Andrew Adam from Stature Marketing surprised Gerald at his door, Gerald really couldn’t quite believe what he was being told.

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Oct 2012
Licence to thrill with world's most desirable sports car

Licence to thrill with world's most desirable sports car
A Daniel Craig lookalike presented an Aston Martin to a lucky competition winner in Amersham this week. Best of the Best's bi-monthly Supercar competition, the 007 handed the keys of a new V8 Vantage Coupe to a lucky winner from London, Dr. Sam Ahmed. Car dealer Simon Caney, of Stratstone Amersham, said: "We were delighted to supply the latest lucky winner from our dealership in Amersham.

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Dec 2013
Britcars: The Best of the Best

British cars are the cream of the crop, according to a massive new popularity poll.

Home made models scooped all but one of the top six most-desired cars spots in the poll of 55,000 people across over 80 different countries.

Best of the Best, the in-airport and online competition organiser that gives away car prizes, conducted the poll.

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Dec 2013
British Cars Dominate Desirability Survey

BRITISH cars are the best of the best, according to a huge new car popularity survey that has thrown up some shocks.

British cars took five of the top six places in the study from Best of the Best, the in-airport and online competition operator that gives away cars as prizes.

And among the amazing turn-ups that emerged from the 55,000-person study focusing on desirability, no Ferrari even made the top 20.

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Dec 2013
British cars dominate survey

British cars are the best of the best, according to a huge new car popularity survey that has thrown up some shocks.

British cars took five of the top six places in the study from Best of the Best, the in-airport and online competition operator that gives away cars as prizes.

And among the amazing turn-ups that emerged from the 55,000-person study focusing on desirability, no Ferrari even made the top 20.

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Dec 2013
British cars dominate desirability survey

BRITISH cars are the best of the best, according to a huge new car popularity survey that has thrown up some shocks.
British cars took five of the top six places in the study from Best of the Best, the in-airport and online competition operator that gives away cars as prizes.
And among the amazing turn-ups that emerged from the 55,000-person study focusing on desirability, no Ferrari even made the top 20.

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Oct 2013
I'm so lucky, says boat crash victim

Dad survives burns caused in speedboat horror… then wins dream family car

A Maida Vale man who suffered second degree burns in a "traumatic" speedboat accident which also left his six year old son badly injured has spoken of his amazing "luck".

Robbie Weich and his family survived the horrifying accident in which the boat he, sone Luca and his wife Renata were traveling on exploded in flames in Brazil in July.

Now he has won a Porsche Cayenne - his dream family car - in a competition.

It has led the 39 year old to look upon the events of the past few years in a different light.

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Oct 2013
A Maida Vale man who suffered second degree burns in a "traumatic" speedboat accident which also left his six-year-old son badly injured has spoken of his amazing "luck".

Robbie Weich and his family survived the horrifying accident in which the boat he, son Luca and his wife Renata were travelling on exploded in flames in Brazil in July.

Now he has won a Porsche Cayenne – his dream family car – in a competition.

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Oct 2013
Father and son, six, suffer horrific second-degree burns after speedboat exploded in a fireball on Brazilian holiday

Robbie Weich, 39, and his Luca were trapped on the boat when it exploded
Mr Weich's wife Renata and friends was thrown into the water
Father and son both suffered horrific second-degree burns in July accident
Mr Weich was airlifted back to London for specialist treatment
In odd stroke of luck, Mr Weich then won a Porsche 4x4 in competition

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Oct 2013
London man and son, six, suffer horror burns in speedboat blast on holiday in Brazil

London man and son, six, suffer horror burns in speedboat blast on holiday in Brazil

A British man and his six-year-old son suffered horrific burns after their speedboat exploded into a fireball during a holiday in Brazil.

Robbie Weich, 39, and his son Luca were left with second degree burns after becoming trapped on the boat when it caught fire.

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Oct 2013
Brought to heel...

MAGGIE BARRY relishes the challenge of the famous German racing circuit in Nurburg – and even manages it in high heels

THE Nurburgring – even the sound of it sends shivers up your spine.

But here I am in Nurburg, Germany, the legendary track just a stone's throw from my bedroom window and I am ready and willing, if slightly unskilled, to take my turn on the tarmac.

I take a stroll down to have a look and it is worryingly narrower than I thought it would be.

I am driving a BMW M3 on the Ring – slightly tweaked – but then, in Nurburg, every vehicle is slightly tweaked.

And there are an awesome number of them lying carelessly around the streets – Porsches of all kinds, Audi R8s, whose drivers delight in firing them up and taking a good 10 minutes to discuss and inspect the tyres, Mercs, Jags, souped-up SEATs, Suzukis, Renaults and Peugeots.

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SEP 2013
Mike's Dreams Come True With Porsche Prize

Surprise: 72-year-old wins supercar.

A 72 year old sports car fan had his dreams come true when he won a Porsche. 

Mike Stenson, who lives in Manton, Rutland, had been regularly entering an online competition to win the supercar.

He answered a knock on the door at 11:30am on Thursday to find a grinning William Hindmarch, chief executive of the competition company Best of the Best, and a black Porsche Cayman, worth £40,000, parked up next to Mike's Mazda MX5.

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Aug 2013
Alan Wins a £70,000 Jag

An Alcester haridresser had the surprise of his life when he was told he had won a car worth almost £70,000. 

Alab Purvis, of Alan Purvis Hair, entered a competition on the Best of the Best website (botb.com).

The company was established in 1999 and since then more than 200 winners have driven away in more than £12 million of the world's most desirable cars.

On Monday, August 5, managing director of Best of the Best, William Hindmarsh (sic), armed with a camera man to record the event, travelled to Alcester to present Mr Purvis with his new convertible.

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