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F1 Grand Prix Simulator Experience

4.9 8 reviews2 locations
Product code: LGRPValid until: 01/11/2019

£39

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Overview

This is your chance to slip into the shoes of some of the best F1 drivers as you buckle up and take on the world’s greatest Grand Prix circuits from Canada to Brazil, across to Europe, China and even down to Australia! From the comfort of the bespoke race pod, watch your progress on the large screen as you experience the same tracks as an F1 race car driver, using top quality equipment that allows you to be completely immersed in the simulation.

Take a hold of the steering wheel, which uses a force feedback system to give an amazingly authentic feeling, they are also equipped with shift paddles similar to those found on modern Formula 1 cars. Brake using the specially designed pedals which use Grand Prix strength brake springs. Watch yourself on the track using super high resolution graphics on the large screen set before you and let yourself be absorbed by the life-like visuals.

To complete the audio visual experience, you will be wearing top quality headphones so you may hear such sounds as the levels of grip, engine condition and the approach of your competition rivals!

At this Grand Prix event you will take part in a virtual race against others.

Your event will include a series of timed sessions to find out who can get the fastest lap. Choose your race circuit and car, then get ready for an exciting and competitive Grand Prix Event with full practice and qualifying sessions to determine who goes first on the grid. Followed by full-on motor racing sessions with a number of races to determine the ultimate winner!

Key features

When can I go?

This experience place on selected dates, throughout the year.

How long will my experience last?

You will spend approximately three hours at the venue.

How many people is this experience for?

There will be a maximum of 20 other drivers in the group.

Can I bring family and friends?

All spectators are very welcome.

What else do I need to know?

The minimum age is 8 years old. Drivers under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

There are no fitness requirements, though drivers must be between 4 ft (121cm) and 6 ft 11 in (210cm).

You do not require any qualifications to take part in this experience.

This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.

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Amazing experience

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

I had this as a present. From the start to the end, it was amazing day. Would definitely go again.

When did your experience take place? Nurburgring

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Southampton

Brilliant!

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

Bought this as a gift for my F1 mad husband and he absolutely loved it. He came first in the race and won a trophy too which was unexpected and a nice acknowledgement - would definitely recommend!

When did your experience take place? February 18

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Halifax

Great day out

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

I was baught this for a present and i am so glad i was.I really enjoyed the day.The staff at the venue were of the highest quality the service was exceptional.

When did your experience take place? November

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? The race centre Halifax

F1 GRAND PRIX

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

4 of us went and can not stop talking about it. Looking to do it again

When did your experience take place? 3 WEEKS AGO

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? HALIFAX WEST YORKS

great gift

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

I bought this for my partner last Christmas and he finally got round to using it last month, and I must admit what a great gift it was. The whole experience lasted for around 3 hours, well worth the money. all racers young and old seemed to have fun. would definitely buy again.

When did your experience take place? October 29th 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? halifax race centre

Great day

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

I went to the F1 experience with my brother as a Christmas present and had an ace time. For a simulator, I was surprised at how realistic things were. The whole day was well organised and the guys who ran it were super helpful and approachable. Highly recommended!!

When did your experience take place? 4th June 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? The Race Centre, Southampton

Superb afternoon!

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

Bought this for Christmas for my husband and F1 mad 14 year old. They both absolutely loved it, competing with others for a place in the top 3 was great. They enjoyed the cars/screens and they had alot of good driving time, well worth the money. As a spectator i also enjoyed it, time flew by. a great afternoon out, and a great present - will definitely be booking again!

When did your experience take place? May 21st 2017

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Activity Superstore

Excellent racing experience.....but not easy!

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4

Yes I recommend this product.

Used an Experience voucher for a 3 hour "Open Racing event" on the Monza circuit. Good fun and needs a lot of concentration! There were 16 people booked in (and 10 screens and race-'pods'/cockpits) so we were split into 2 groups of 8 for practise and qualifying. This was a 20 minute session, where we found out that Formula Ford cars are decidedly "skittish" - think Bambi on ice at times! After everyone had had a qualifying session, it was then into the races themselves. We had 4 roughly 12-minute races, so 2 races each, which didn't finish when the winner crossed the line, but when the last or penultimate driver did - so if you're good enough to win, you can continue racing looking to improve your line/times! Then it was a step up to the "big beasts", a 2007 F1 Sauber with 7 gears and 740-odd horsepower! Felt more under control with these - unless you got on the power too early and then it was insta-spin! Again there were 4 races - 2 each - of similar duration to the above, before the final standings were announced and the top 3 received their trophies atop the podium - but without the traditional Champagne-spraying!! All told, in a 3 hour session I was probably in the race-seat for about 70-80 minutes, and driving/racing for about 60 minutes in total. So although there's some waiting around if you're not racing, it never seems to be for too long and it's fascinating watching other players show how to do it - or not! The staff were knowledgeable and enthusiastic - especially when I asked for help getting around the 2 Lesmo corners - at which I seemed to spend more time in the gravel traps than on tarmac!!! And as far as I can tell, after qualifying the racers are generally split up into the better drivers and the less able, so people are competing against those of a similar standard. I had a very enjoyable 3 hours and when you look at it, it equates to £12 per hour which I think is pretty reasonable in this day and age. Even more so when I consider that the voucher (a gift) was originally for a "Helicopter Blast" experience which would have lasted a whole 5 minutes - and that's not a typo! If you're competitive, or just want to have a go.... go for it, you'll enjoy it!

When did your experience take place? May 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? The Race Centre, Eastleigh.

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