The big day has finally arrived. The Formula 1 Exhibition has been inaugurated in Madrid, an exhibition that can be visited in the coming months. This is the first exhibition of its kind by the so-called Great Circus. It seeks to offer an innovative experience on one of the biggest stories in sport.
The inauguration was carried out by F1 President and CEO Stefano Domenicali of Italy. He was accompanied by the curator of the exhibition Timothy Harvey and Peter Windsor, who is one of its creators. The exhibition promises an immersive experience, thanks to the use of the latest technologies or unprecedented interviews.
It has a large amount of material from all the teams on the current Formula 1 grid, with the exception of Aston Martin. The sample It consists of six different rooms in which to learn about the different aspects of the history of Formula 1. They are called Once Upon a Time, Design Lab, Survival, Pilotos&Duelos, Revolution by Design and Pitwall. All designed to offer a unique perspective of the category.
WHAT WE CAN SEE
From Enzo Ferrari to Ayrton Senna, continuing with Schumacher, Alonso, Hamilton or Verstappen, there is no lack of legends in the category. Of course there are helmets, suits, car parts and everything the necessary material to explain how Formula 1 has been and is. And more importantly, to know its evolution up to the present.
Among the cars present, a fantastic Lotus 49 or the Alpha Tauri with which Pierre Gasly won Monza in 2020 stands out. For the first time, also a Ferrari power unit may be on display.
Although, without a doubt, The piece that has aroused the most expectation is the remains of Romain Grosjean's car after his terrifying accident in Bahrain also in 2020. His presence there serves to explain how safety has improved in the premier class. That crash, with the consequent fire, would have been deadly in almost any Formula 1 era. Here he ended up with burns on his hands.
TICKETS AND PRICES
To access the Formula 1 Exhibition in Madrid, Tickets can be purchased through the Official Site. The prices are 17,99 euros for adults over 13 years of age. The family pack, which includes two adults and two children, lowers this figure to 14,25 euros each ticket. Children between 3 and 12 years old pay 13,50 euros. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
It is important to keep in mind that tickets are sold at a fixed time. If we want to get a flexible ticket, you will have to pay about 10 euros more. This allows you to visit the exhibition any day and at any time, regardless of the time chosen when purchasing. It's important to put attention on, depending on the days and capacityTickets are more expensive, and can cost up to 10 euros extra on some Saturdays.
The exhibition opens from Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m.. The last pass is at 18:30. On Fridays and Saturdays, the hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 21:00 p.m. and the last screening takes place at 19:30 p.m. Currently, tickets are being offered until June 4, but everything indicates that the exhibition will remain open longer.
Photos from Formula1.com.