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Formula One favourite Daniel Ricciardo stars in new Carsales campaign


Formula One favourite Daniel Ricciardo stars in new Carsales campaign


Carsales.com.au’s new campaign features Daniel Ricciardo answering some of the internet’s frequently-asked car questions.

The ‘Auto Reply’ video series campaign sees Formula One superstar Daniel Ricciardo answer the internet’s car questions for Carsales.

Created by CHE Proximity, the video series features in a multi-channel campaign, led by digital screens and supported by a national OOH buy, social media, TV and brand activation at the 2017 Formula One Australian Grand Prix this weekend.

Ricciardo will also be sporting the Carsales logo on the chin position of his driving helmet and on both sides of his Red Bull Racing team cap during every race of the 2017 Formula One season.

Carsales CMO Kellie Cordner says the campaign brings to life the partnership with Ricciardo, which was established to support Carsales’ overall brand strategy to help Australians buy cars with ease and confidence.

“The lighthearted series showcases Daniel’s authentic, down-to-earth and endearing personality – characteristics that make him the perfect fit for Carsales,” Cordner says.

“The connection between Daniel and Carsales is evident. He knows cars and we know cars,” says Cordner, of the partnership which was announced in February.

“It’s not often you get to write for one of Australia’s most engaging sportspeople, particularly when they’re as innately funny as Daniel. So our mantra was to let Daniel be Daniel,” says Ben Birchall, creative director at CHE Proximity.

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Ben Ice

Ben Ice was MarketingMag editor from August 2017 - February 2020

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