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Crazy Racer Viral Video Named Best Digital Campaign

Press Release - Zurich, 12 March 2015

The Standard (Der Standard), largest-circulation daily newspaper in Austria, honors Zurich Insurance’s online film.

The film “Crazy Racer,” created by FCB Zurich for Zurich Insurance Austria, features a young boy on his high-performance Bobby Car, racing through his home in perfect gymkhana (motorsport) style and mastering all kinds of dangerous maneuvers as his mom calmly looks on. This film is part of a comprehensive promotional campaign for Zurich Insurance. 

The viral video previously won first place in a readers’ poll last November, when it had been on-air for only two weeks prior. Voting to determine the Best Digital Campaign of the year took place a few weeks later. The viral film was by far the top contender: with 34% of the total votes, it beat other campaigns from T-Mobile, BMW and Nikon by a sizable margin. 

The ad campaign’s success story continues, having generated a record-breaking 50,000 “likes” in just 24 hours on the international advertising archive Ads of the World.  

Link to the film:

http://youtu.be/RbSOk3Gcgt0 

Link to the case:

http://www.fcbzuerich.com/#!zurich-oesterreich-crazy-racer/c1lkr 

Link to the Standard.at poll:

http://derstandard.at/2000011508776/Waehlen-Sie-die-beste-Onlinekampagne-des-Jahres

Link to Swiss Press:

http://www.persoenlich.com/news/werbung/fcb-zurich-crazy-racer-viral-als-best-digital-campaign-geehrt-323517#.VQFOOuH3RSA

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