Things to do for top fans: Formula 1™

We know how hard the summer break can be for Formula One fans. Things are finally heating up on the track and suddenly, there’s almost a month without any races.

But all is not lost! There are a number of ways to get your F1™ fix over the break. From virtual racing to track experiences, there’s something for everyone no matter which team you support.

Alfa Romeo 2022 Season Car at Selfridges – London

Alfa Romeo F1 car at SelfridgesTake a trip down to Selfridges Oxford Street where you’ll find the 2022 season F1™ car from Alfa Romeo displayed in the store. Introduced last year the Selfridges department store now has an entire Formula One experience, including various team and driver memorabilia, in addition to an interactive F1™ simulator.

Virtually experience what it’s like to drive one of the famous cars for £30 for a 10-minute session. Or you can simply enjoy a look around this small collection of Formula One history at no cost.

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F1® Arcade – London

F1 Arcade LondonFoodies and gamers alike can spend an evening at F1® Arcade for a thrilling drive and delicious dinner with cocktails to top it off! This exciting new venue offers visitors a virtual Grand Prix experience with you in the driving seat. Perfect for petrolhead families and groups of competitive friends, this is the ultimate day out, no matter your experience level.

Be sure to test your reaction time in the ‘Lights Out’ game at the venue, or sharpen your reflexes playing ‘React’.

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Mercedes-Benz World – Surrey

Mercedes Benz WorldMercedes-Benz World is a one-of-a-kind experience for any car enthusiast. Located in the heart of the iconic Brooklands race track in Surrey, this state-of-the-art facility offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of Mercedes-Benz in an engaging and interactive way. Visitors can take a behind-the-scenes tour of the factory and see how the brand’s luxurious cars are made. They can also test drive the latest models on the purpose-built track, experience the thrill of driving off-road or push their driving skills to the limit on the dynamic handling course.

Featuring fascinating exhibits that showcase the brand’s history, from classic cars to futuristic prototypes, you can explore the brand’s rich heritage and discover its cutting-edge technologies. Plus, the facility houses a range of restaurants, cafes, and shops, making it the perfect destination for a day out.

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Brands Hatch Track Day – Kent

Brands HatchSometimes there’s nothing better to quench your Formula One thirst than to put some wheels on the track yourself! Brands Hatch Circuit hosted 12 runnings of the British Grand Prix from 1964 to 1986, and it remains at the heart of British Motorsport today continuing to host many racing events. A General Track Day is a great way to resolve your need for speed without breaking the bank.

Simply bring your own car and after some safety checks and briefings, you are free to drive on the track, no matter your skill level.

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British Motor Museum – Warwickshire

British Motor MuseumThe British Motor Museum is home to more than 400 British classic cars, with collections from the Jaguar Heritage Trust and the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust. This is a great day out for all ages to enjoy with some activities tailored specifically towards families.

Join the free guided tour to ensure you learn all there is to know as you explore vehicles from the world of motorsport, film and TV, royal cars and lots more!

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