Drive a F1 Car Experience and Opus Package

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Win an F1 Opus 'Champions' Edition (includes all living F1 world champions signatures), plus an ultimate F1 CAR DRIVING EXPERIENCE.

The experience will take place near Crewe in the UK at a private race track.

The driving experience day includes the following:

You will start with five demo laps in a sports saloon, before driving the saloon for ten laps. You will then drive for six miles in both the Aston Martin V8 Vantage and the Ferrari 360. Then Drive ten laps in a single-seater Formula Ford behind a pace car before enjoying seven un-paced laps. You will then upgrade to a stunning Formula 3 single-seater for ten laps. Next up is the main event - TO DRIVE AN F1 CAR for ten laps in either the 1996 Italian Forti-Corse FG03 (as driven by Luca Badoer), or the 1994 Arrows FA14 (as driven by Aguri Suzuki and Derek Warwick).

These 600 bhp machines redefine notions of speed and road handling and provide a huge adrenaline rush. The day includes VIP Lunch, memorabilia and a Formula 1 certificate. PLUS photographs from your F1 car days experience can be included in our 'Tailor made ' for your F1 Opus Champions edition.

This opus measures 50cm square, 852 pages long and weighing a staggering 37kg, The Official Formula 1 Opus is the biggest book on Formula One racing ever produced.  Each copy of the Opus is personally signed by the President and CEO of Formula One Management, Mr. Bernie Ecclestone. Featuring a cast of F1 legends including Lewis Hamilton, Sir Jack Brabham, Nigel Mansell, Niki Lauda, Kimi Räikkönen, Sir Jackie Stewart, Fernando Alonso, Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and many more the Opus tells the history of the sport in new depth, with exclusive content and stunning imagery. 

Features the signatures of: Sir Jack Brabham (1959, 1960, 1966) Phil Hill (1961) John Surtees (1964) Sir Jackie Stewart (1969, 1971, 1973) Emerson Fittipaldi (1972, 1974) Niki Lauda (1975, 1977, 1984) Mario Andretti (1978) Jody Scheckter (1979) Alan Jones (1980) Nelson Piquet (1981, 1983, 1987) Keke Rosberg (1982) Alain Prost (1985, 1986, 1989, 1993) Nigel Mansell (1992) Michael Schumacher (1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) Damon Hill (1996) Jacques Villeneuve (1997) Mika Hakkinen (1998, 1999) Fernando Alonso (2005, 2006) Kimi Räikkönen (2007)  Lewis Hamilton (2008, 2014) Jensen Button (2009)  nSebastian Vettel (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) Nico Rosberg (2016)

Conditions: The auction winner will be notified via email and will receive information on accessing the event once payment has been received. The experience is for 1 person and is only inclusive of what is mentioned above. Any other kind of spending is the responsibility of the auction winner. For more information, please email or ring us on +44 203 301 5800.

*The drive can be taken on 10 dates in the year, they are spread out and there is on average one date a month. This can be arranged at the convenience of the auction winner. 


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