The Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix
Due to Coronavirus Covid-19, unfortunately, the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix 2020 has been cancelled, but anyways, let’s learn more about it.
You don’t need to be a huge fan of motor racing and race cars to fully enjoy the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix.
The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula 1 motor race held annually at the Circuit de Monaco on the last weekend of May. Run since 1929, it is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world. Every pilot dreams to win on the circuit of the principality.
This event is organised each year by the Automobile Club of Monaco (ACM), and has been run under the patronage of three generations of Monaco’s royal family!
The Monaco circuit is the slowest and yet one of the most difficult circuits in the Formula 1 World Championship. In spite of the relatively low average speeds, the Monaco circuit is a risky race with 20 miles of safety barrier considered the ultimate test of driving skills in Formula One. Triple Formula One champion Nelson Piquet used to say that racing in Monaco was “like trying to cycle round your living room”, and added that “a win here was worth two anywhere else”
This particular event is so important to the sport of Formula One that Monaco is the only one that doesn’t pay to host this race. Monaco pays absolutely nothing and the ACM takes 100% of all revenue generated throughout the weekend. The motor race also appears to be the only Grand Prix that does not adhere to the FIA’s (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) mandated 305km (190-mile) minimum race distance for F1.
On this weekend of May around 200,000 people will gather in the second-smallest country in the world (Monaco is 2.020 km2- around the size of New York City’s Central Park!)
This event is an unforgettable moment that must be anticipated and prepared so book your tickets now for the 78th Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix that will be disputed from the 21 to 24 May 2020 because some grandstand tickets are already sold out!
You can either attend the event from a terrace or a yacht by choosing one the many packages offering a VIP access or you can watch it from one of the many temporary grandstands built around the circuit. Two days ticket packages for the race range from 134 euros to 1,600 euros and 4,877 euros for VIP packages.
Whether you’re a big fan of Formula 1 racing or hearing about it for the first time, be sure that this event will make you thrill!
And if you happen to spend some more time on the French Riviera, and you surely should, make sure you visit the most interesting and mind blowing places of the French Riviera with our tours, you can already start booking your tickets for the next year.