DALLAS, Feb 7, 2010 / FW/ — Kicking off Super Bowl weekend, Audi of America hosted a star-studded party last Friday, Feb 5, 2010 at the W Hotel in South Beach with celebrities and athletes including Jessica Alba, Taylor Lautner, Hilary Swank, Kate Walsh, Kellan Lutz, Rob Lowe, Lance Bass, Osi Umenyiora (New York Giants), Chad Henne (Miami Dolphins) attending.
The guests gathered for the culmination of The Audi Efficiency Challenge. In addition, Audi celebrated its recent award by Green Car Journal naming the Audi A3 TDI the coveted “Green Car of the Year,” and the brand’s 2010 Super Bowl ad, its third consecutive spot in the game after a nearly 20-year hiatus, centered on the eco-friendly A3 TDI.
Celebrity guests arrived in Audi Q7 TDI clean diesel SUV’s, the same vehicles driven during The Audi Efficiency Challenge.
Also at the event, Chad Henne of the Miami Dolphins was congratulated for winning the Audi Efficiency Challenge for which Audi donated $20,000 to his favorite charity, the Berks County Community Foundation.
Beginning in Herndon, Virginia – Audi of America’s headquarters – and concluding in Miami, Florida, the competition pitted high-profile sports journalists and athletes against one another to see who could achieve the best fuel-efficiency in an Audi Q7 TDI clean diesel SUV.
Participants included Bill Simmons from ESPN.com, Mike Silver of Yahoo! Sports, New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne.
Chad Henne of the Miami Dolphins directs charity donation of $20,000 to Berks County Community Foundation after winning the Audi Efficiency Challenge