British Grand Prix

The 2018 British Grand Prix

"England" home to Formula 1. You can`t be a Formula 1 fan and not have visited a Formula 1 Factory! Come with Grand Prix Tours and we will make this happen!

From start to finish Grand Prix Tours will ensure a stress free weekend. We pick you up at London Heathrow airport, take you to your hotel and transfer you to Silverstone.

On the Monday after the race we have an exclusive Formula 1 team factory visit, private museum tour and to top it off dinner in the Williams Trophy Room.


Force India Factory visit, Donington Collection, Williams Museum & Dinner

Last year, we were invited into the Force India factory and enjoyed a wonderful visit. We saw the R&D stress analysis area where they disassemble both cars after every race to see where parts are worn or damaged due to heat, vibration, or continued stressing. We also received a tour of the main garage area where we were talked through the process of how the driver`s seat is formed to fit the driver`s shape. We went on to see the large ovens that are used to cure the carbon fiber parts and the control room where they remotely monitor the cars in real-time using a super computer to crunch the numbers very quickly and present it to the team of people watching on the screens. We liked it so much we plan on visiting again in 2018!

Also included is a visit to the famous Donington Collection which will thrill your senses and amaze your knowledge. The best Formula 1 Collection in the world. Then to top off an amazing day we head to Williams and enjoy their fabulous museum, which is normally only available to their sponsors followed by dinner in the Trophy room. This is much more than "just a race" and an experience you will be telling your friends about for years to come!

The history, the victories, the crisis and triumphs...the British Grand Prix has it all! Don`t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity with Grand Prix Tours!



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RACE TICKETS

Friday 1-Day
*F1 Paddock Club Fri [+]   $1,075.00
Saturday/Sunday 2-Day
*F1 Paddock Club(TM) [+]   $4,545.00
*Red Bull Racing [+]   $6,075.00
All Weekend 3-Day
*F1 Pits Straight [+]   $695.00
*Abbey [+]   $675.00
*Club Grandstand [+]   $665.00
*Luffield [+]   $520.00
*Ferrari F1 Club [+]   $7,600.00
*Becketts Grandstand [+]   $630.00

* indicates ticket is on request
Tickets are not included with your hotel package and are offered separately as there is usually a choice. Additional options that are not listed here may be available. Please contact our office for details and for race ticket only sales. All prices are quoted in U.S. dollars.

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Ferrari F1 Club®

The Paddock Club™ is situated in a indoor suite topped by a roof garden with views over the entire complex. The luxuriously appointed Ferrari F1 Club® suite offers its guests a wide range of modern, sophisticated facilities.

The Ferrari F1 Club® experience includes the following:

  • A prime view of the race
  • Access to the Ferrari Formula 1® Club for the race weekend
  • Morning refreshments upon arrival
  • Gourmet dining and fine wines
  • An open bar
  • Exclusive Gift Bag
  • Driver appearances
  • A private visit to the Ferrari pits
  • Pit Lane walkabout each day at a set time

Ferrari personnel will, of course, be on hand to fulfill guests' requests at any time. If you would like to order tickets or if you need further information please email us at reservations@gptours.com or call us toll free: 800 400 1998.


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Red Bull Racing Paddock Club

Red Bull Racing Paddock Club Hospitality is available at most Grands Prix where guests can experience Red Bull Hospitality at its very best - in their own fabulous Team Suite.

Situated directly above the Teams' garages, it not only offers the highest standard in sports hospitality but also provides an exceptional viewing platform from one of the best vantage points on the circuits - overlooking the start/finish straight.

The Red Bull Racing Paddock Club experience includes the following:

  • A prime view of the race
  • Morning refreshments upon arrival
  • Gourmet dining and fine wines
  • An open bar
  • Exclusive Team Gift Bag
  • Daily driver appearances
  • Your opportunity to explore the pit lane
  • An exclusive tour inside the Team Garage
  • Access to the Support Race Paddock
  • Complimentary copy of the Official Program
  • Entertainment and in-house DJ
  • VIP Parking

We look forward to taking care of you and your guests in the exciting luxury of the Red Bull Racing Paddock Club. If you would like to order tickets or if you need further information please email us or call us toll free: 800 400 1998.


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Paddock Club

This season's must-have accessory is a Formula One Paddock Club™ ticket. Guests of the Formula One Paddock Club™ embark on a first class adventure into the world of F1. Each VIP will experience first-class race viewing facilities, pit lane walkabouts, the finest of food, open bar including champagne, and closed circuit and digital television.

Included in the price of a Formula One Paddock Club™ Ticket are:

  • Access to the circuit and the Formula One Paddock Club
  • Open bar with Champagne
  • Gourmet luncheon with fine wines
  • Pit lane walkabout(s) at specially allotted times
  • Access to Support Race Paddock
  • Official Programme and ear plugs
  • Entertainment
  • Entrance to the Club Suite, the hospitality area designed for individuals and small groups fully-equipped with TV screens, bar and lounge area.
  • Prime viewing facilities from the pit building
  • Reserved grandstand
  • Parking pass available upon request

We look forward to taking care of you and your guests in the exclusive luxury of the Formula One Paddock Club™. If you would like to order tickets or if you need further information please email us or call us toll free: 800 400 1998.


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RACE OVERVIEW

British Grand Prix
Since WWII Britain has lost over fifty auto company brands, some people said it was poor management, others the unions fault, while some buyers said they were rusty before leaving the showroom and the reason the English drank warm beer was because the instrument manufacturers made fridges like their instruments. They did not work either! And this is the country that brought about the industrial revolution 150 years before.

Well the area around Silverstone is changing things, twenty five years or so from now we will see a totally different picture. The word is passion, and the answer is Formula 1, and the reason is passionate engineers. When you see teams with up to 600 employees with twenty grands prix a year, when they had only 50 employees a few years ago, you get incredible groups of specialists.

There are big spinoffs. McLaren produce a whole range of products including the wonderful sports cars under Ron Dennis`s regime. Red Bull are working with Aston Martin, TAG is in the wings (excuse the pun) helping finance an engine not named Renault. Williams with BMW and Jaguar over the years and have several licensed products including an electric flywheel, aerodynamic golf clubs, and batteries for Formula E. It teaches young engineers modern techniques, allows them to develop new ideas and maybe start their own auto company when the opportunity presents itself. When there are so many engineers with special skills, things develop fast. In this area there is a whole cottage industry building parts for F1 and they will develop into producing parts for regular cars.

It`s why we fans love Formula 1. The teams get faster every year by maybe a second or two a lap. Listening to drivers and engineers talk about their experiences at one of our cocktail parties often puts it all into perspective. Not everyone can become a racing driver, they are born to it. It`s not just exceptional eyesight, balance, physical condition, or being born with a world champion fathers genes, or the ability to be wanted to represent a large brand due to their good looks and personality. There is also the ability to motivate his engineers, the need to win and a passion that starts as a child in go-carts.

Many drivers will know all the families of their team, their children`s names and birthday, anniversaries; to the extent the team members idolize the driver. Memory is a big part of a drivers skill set. I remember Phil Hill`s daughter Vanessa, just after Phil`s 60th birthday party telling me he could remember every birthday party he had had after five years.

I`ve been lucky to be part of Grand Prix Tours over the years and able to develop and attend our cocktail parties. I remember an engineer/owner telling me he had developed helicopters before setting up a team, when he got an idea it may take six months to build and four years to get it into production. He thought about a change to the rear wing of the F1 car the day he left for the race. The factory built a new wing and got it to the team in two days. They tested it on Friday`s practice he did not tell if it was any better.

Grand Prix Tours has offered Formula 1 weekend experiences to race fans for over 30 years. Their inside connections allow them to get the best rooms and the best viewing locations available, along with their knowledge of the each event location you will be sure to have an experience of a life time and a hassle-free weekend

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