Pilot a Formula 1 it will now be cheaper than ever. If for a few years a score of fans has been offered the possibility of living a weekend of pure luxury during a Big prize and be a passenger of an experienced pilot for about 22,000 euros, now a company will offer motor enthusiasts to be the ones who drive the car for a much lower amount.
And it is that the British company TrackDays has acquired the Jordan that Takuma Sato piloted in 2002, when he was a partner of Giancarlo Fisichella, for 280,000 euros. Of course, the Honda V10 engine of 840 horses has been replaced by a 3.0-liter Judd of 600 horses to some 10,500 revolutions. However, the experience will be similar for someone who has never driven Formula 1 before.
Doing so will go from 1,150 euros, which is the price of the basic package, up to 4,300 euros what the Jordan F1 Grand Prix Experience costs. Without a doubt, more affordable prices compared to F1 Experiences. The cheapest pack includes 5 hours of activity on the track, with a briefing, 14 test laps and drifting exercises, 20 laps in an F1000 riding with a coach in front, fast laps as a passenger in a BMW M3 and 10 laps in a Formula 1.
To be able to enjoy the experience of driving a Formula 1, you must be of legal age and under 80 years of age, measure between 1.53 and 1.88 meters, not exceed 82.5 kilos in weight and, as is normal, have of a valid driver’s license. In addition, a deposit of about 3,000 euros must be made as a deposit.
What are the F1 Experience?
As far as F1 Experience is concerned, those that cost about 22.00 eurosIn addition to being a passenger for an experienced driver, they offer views of the pit lane, the starting grid and the finish line, as well as the first-class hospitality with all the comforts offered by the F1 Experiences Champions Club, located on the box floors.
This pack includes two days at the Champions Club, Hospitality at the Champions Club, which includes gourmet food and an open bar, a guided tour of the paddock, a meeting with a Formula 1 driver, an exchange of questions with a Formula 1 manager, as well as exclusive experiences and other benefits.