Why attend an F1 race?
F1 is one of the most popular sports in the world. Races attract people from all over the globe, and unlike some events, F1 races are global. During the season, F1 events are held in Asia, Europe, South American, Oceania and North America. Fans of motorsports can attend races in any of the amazing host cities. Monaco, Melbourne and Shanghai are just three of the diverse cities fans can travel to see a race.
Not only will F1 fans be able to enjoy a great day at the racetrack, but they can combine the race with a holiday. While not at the track watching practice sessions or the actual race, fans can be lounging on the beaches of Sao Paulo or enjoying the casinos of Monaco. Yes, F1 is truly global and the motorsport can take fans to all corners of the world.
TOP F1 RACES
The F1 season consists of just 21 races, so it is difficult to break the season down into a shortlist of top races. However, some of the stand-out races include the most famous race on the calendar, the Monaco Grand Prix. The Monaco GP is one-third of the Triple Crown of Motorsports and will take place in 2019 on May 26. The 2019 season begins on March 17th with the Australian Grand Prix and finishes on December 1 with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The season also marks the 1000th Grand Prix since its start in 1950. The Chinese Grand Prix will host the celebration on April 14th.
The United States Grand Prix is another major attraction in F1. The race takes place in Austin, Texas at the Circuit of the Americas racecourse. The 2018 edition not only had F1 cars speeding around the track, but pop singers Bruno Mars and Britney Spears performed live at the event. The next United States GP will take place on November 3.
TOP F1 DRIVERS 2018-19
Lewis Hamilton came into the 2018 F1 season having won his fourth world title in 2017. In 2018, the Mercedes driver won the Japanese Grand Prix and is currently the best paid driver in Formula 1 history.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel started the 2017 year strongly, but faded during the midway point of the season, allowing Hamilton to top him in the end. he won the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix and is currently ranked number 2, just below Hamilton.
The 2018 season showed a new star break out in F1. Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen won his first race since 2013 at the 2018 United States Grand Prix. At 39 years old, this made Raikkonen the oldest race winner since 1994. He also broke the record for the longest gap between Grand Prix wins.
The 2019 F1 season is set to be a non-stop thrill ride. The best way to experience the fastest cars in motorsports is to be there live. The season is 21 races long in some of the most gorgeous cities in the world. Don’t miss out on the exciting new F1 season.