From the top drivers and most technologically advanced cars to the ultimate prize and the glamorous destinations. From the phenomenal sound of the cars racing past to the exhilarating cheers of the crowds, sometimes, the circuit and where you will find them steal the show. From traditional grand prix tracks boasting decades of history to ultra-modern facilities setting new standards for design, these are the most incredible destinations for F1 tracks.
Circuit De Monaco, Monaco 🇲🇨
Home to one of the oldest race tracks in F1 history, Circuit de Monaco brings spectators an experience they'll never forget. Home to the villas of the rich and the famous, top Michelin star restaurants, docked yachts and haute couture shops, this destination is not short of luxury. From the glitz and the glam to the history and competition of the iconic race track, this is a must when ticking off F1 trips. This circuit is an oldie but definitely a goldie when it comes to popularity. With 78 laps and a circuit length of 3.337km, drivers have the challenge of a tight course with even tighter turns. Despite being seen as an impractical venue for modern-day motor racing, given the size of the cars, this remains a blue-ribbon event.
Silverstone, UK 🇬🇧
Built on the site of a World War II airstrip, Silverstone was opened in 1948 and held the first race of the modern Formula 1 World Championship. A destination bursting with history and especially that of F1, this is a must for everyone F1 fan to tick off their circuit treasure map! Having been recently developed, this is now home to world-class racing facilities, a museum combining history, interactive experiences, amazing memorabilia, and the fast pace and open nature that exposes its air base roots. A flat and relatively featureless circuit, this is a high-speed track with several of the biggest races taking part here. After a day of watching high-speed cars, enjoy the remote area of Silverstone and visit the distillery or participate in several other motorsports.
Red Bull Ring, Austria 🇦🇹
From its stunning backdrop to its modern facilities and architecture, the Red Bull Ring in Austria is a stunning track. Backed by Red Bull, there is no expense spared at this track. Between the rolling hillsides, the flowing track layout and the local love for Red Bull Racing, a trip to Spielberg will impress you on a trip around the F1 tracks.
Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium 🇧🇪
Whilst this is a fabulous racing track, and one of the greats, the area of Ardennes is a beautiful area of Belgium to explore and enjoy a mini getaway. The track is in a picturesque location with dense forests and rolling hills making this an attractive destination for F1 fans. A track over 7km long makes it the longest in F1, consisting of 20 corners and several long straights, which means drivers can reach speeds of up to 330 km/h (210 mph). When taking time away from the tarmac, there are plenty of things to do around this part of the Ardennes, such as; visiting the town's natural mineral springs or enjoy the town of Pays de Herv and indulge in local cuisine.
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi 🇦🇪
One of the finest and most luxurious marinas in Abu Dhabi and a vibrant venue offering dining, fitness and leisure facilities perfect for F1 fans to make the most of after a day on the tarmac. This venue encapsulates the modern opulence that the Middle East is well known for and its phenomenal hospitality. Its design is gorgeously chic, featuring a state-of-the-art track and surroundings packed with the yachts of the rich and famous.
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