We would like to give you the chance to win a unique open-topped sports car that has had one careful owner - Damon Hill. Damon, hotly tipped to take this year's Grand Prix crown from Michael Schumacher, will road test our prize Renault Sport Spider, a magnificent mid-engine two seater that was the hit of the Geneva Motor Show.

The Spider, which will retail for around pounds 25,000, has a lightweight aluminium chassis and a 150 bhp 2 litre Clio Williams engine which gives a top speed of 130 mph.

Though the Spider's high-tech interior and racy, squat lines show its race track pedigree, this is a car that was designed for everyday use. Safety is a prime feature, as is driver comfort and noise reduction.

Acceleration, road-holding, cornering and breaking are all that you would expect from a designer thoroughbred. Production of the Spider will be strictly limited, and your prize car will carry the Damon Hill seal of approval.

How to enter

To be in with a chance of winning our prize Renault Sport Spider you must collect five differently numbered tokens from the fourteen we are printing in the Independent on Sunday and The Independent. Today we are printing Token 1; Token 2 will be printed in tomorrows Independent. An entry form will be published on Saturday 9 March. It must be completed and sent in with your tokens.

Terms and conditions

1. To enter our Renault Spider prize draw you need to collect five differently numbered tokens from the fourteen we will be printing.

2. The closing date for entries is 2 April 1996. Send to: The Independent/Renault Spider Prize Draw, PO Box 83 Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TT along with a completed entry form which will be printed on Saturday 9 March.

3. For previously published tokens or an entry form send a SAE to: The Independent/Renault Spider,Token Request or Entry Form, PO Box 203, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TY. Only 2 tokens are available per application. If you require both tokens and a form, please send separate SAE's. Requests must be received by first post 18 March 1996.

4. Employees and agents of Newspaper Publishing Plc or those of any other national newspaper company or any firm connected with the promotion are not eligible to take part, neither are their relatives nor members of their families or households. Entrants must be aged 18 or over.

5. The winner must co-operate for publicity purposes if required and accept that his/her name and photograph will be published in the paper.

6. Photocopies of tokens and entry forms are not acceptable.

7. The promoter reserves the right in their absolute discretion to disqualify any entry or competitor, nominee, or to add to, or waive any rules.

8. No correspondence will be entered into. Proof of postage will not be accepted as proof of receipt. The promoter will not take responsibility for entries lost or damaged in the post.

9. The competition is open to residents of the UK and the Irish Republic. The prize will be as stated, with no cash alternative. The Editor's decision is final.

10. The Renault Spider should be available in December 1996, but is dependent on production dates.

Promoter: Newspaper Publishing Plc, One Canada Square, London E14 5DL

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