Pierre Gasly’s Miami helmet design revealed via NFT
London, May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Another overlap between the NFT community and mainstream sports as Pierre Gasly announced his special helmet for the first-ever Miami Grand Prix. With additional utility on top when exchanging these NFTs, granting access to Monaco’s most exclusive Grand Prix experience.
Interconnect the early days of the Internet, when this art style for the headset emerged; the vaporwave aesthetic graced corners of the internet and later popularized through several notable mainstream media, including a notable TV show “Miami Vice”; correlates with early adopters of today’s NFTs.
The collection aims to innovate the use of NFTs by allowing NFT holders to access unique experiences not available in public sale. Accompanied by precious memories of the driver himself as well as meet and greet.
On May 2, three unique (1/1) NFTs featuring his helmets will be auctioned off at gasly.infinitynft.net, including a famous helmet that marked Gasly’s rise to the pinnacle of motorsport. Bidding for these items will start at 0 FTM:
- Miami GP Helmet | 2022: Special One-Off helmet with the Vaporwave design for the highly anticipated 2022 Miami GP. The NFT used in Gasly’s ad for his Miami GP helmet.
- Monza winning helmet | 2020: A famous helmet from Gasly’s first victory at Monza, an iconic race track in Formula 1™ history.
- Helmet by Pierre Gasly | 2022: Brand new helmet design for the 2022 Formula 1™ season, featuring the Fantom logo.
On May 5, a collection of Pierre Gasly NFT Series helmets will be launched, consisting of a exclusive Fantom x Gasly helmet design, raced last month at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. These will be on direct sale, at the fixed price of 125 FTM or 125 TOMB.
“I’m really excited to continue my journey with Fantom and build on the success of our first NFT drop. For this second, we wanted to launch an NFT collection that would encapsulate my career, and we decided to feature each of my designs as unique NFTs. This way the collection will continue to grow as I collaborate with designers and artists for my future helmets. Hopefully some of these NFTs will become more valuable as I as I progress in my career As for the first drop, we are tying tangible collectibles and a VIP experience to NFTs because we really see this as a new way to engage with the fan community and reward them for their support .”
Pierre Gasly, Scuderia AlphaTauri Formula 1™ driver.
“Pierre Gasly is one of the sport’s most successful F1 drivers, and Fantom couldn’t be more excited to collaborate with him on his Helmet Series NFT collection,” said Fantom CEO Michael Kong. . “Gasly is an innovator and a trailblazer, as evidenced by the fact that he was the first pilot to launch an NFT collection last year. Together with Pierre, Fantom wants to generate more interest and adoption for the value of the blockchain space, and pitch them to the high-speed Fantom network.
Michael Kong, CEO of Fantom.
To participate in Pierre Gasly’s NFT auction and public sale, go to: http://gasly.infinitynft.net.
Pierre was the very first Formula 1™ driver to release his NFT collection, in October 2021. In collaboration with Fantom Foundation and Infinity NFT. It was a reputable success and covered by major media around the world.
To learn more about Fantom’s collaboration with Gasly and additional launch details, please visit: https://fantom.founation.
Pierre Gasly is a 25-year-old French racing driver, currently racing in Formula 1™ (F1™) with Scuderia AlphaTauri. He was Scuderia AlphaTauri’s first-ever winner, clinching an unforgettable upset win at Monza. Last season, Pierre again rewrote the history books by becoming the all-time leading points scorer for Scuderia AlphaTauri. Alongside another podium in Baku. Marking the start of many bigger things to come from the fan favorite.
Pierre is active outside of motorsport, being featured extensively in Netflix’s Formula 1™ documentary ‘Drive to Survive’ and speaking very loudly about the current crisis in Ukraine.
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