Winfield


F1 DRIVING EXPERIENCE

11,950.00 excl.VAT / pers

Your ultimate car enthusiast dream is now a reality.



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THE DAY OF YOUR LIFE

Welcome to WINFIELD: the only racing school in the world that allows people without ANY TRACK EXPERIENCE to drive a truly modern Formula 1 car, operated by an official F1 team.

Over 40 experts from BWT ALPINE F1 TEAM and WINFIELD team are ready to combine their expertise to offer you the drive of a lifetime. Enjoy mind-blowing laps in one of Kimi Räikkönen’s former Formula 1 car on the iconic Circuit Paul Ricard track.

The thunderous car’s power and V8 symphony screaming in your ears is the winning combination of the most exclusive club of speed: to be in the most desired cockpit in the world. Take part in a structured programme, where all drivers participate in several workshops, learning race driving basics in F4 cars, before ending up with the world’s most performing land vehicle: a Formula 1 machinery.

From beginners to experienced drivers.

 


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Programme of the day

From 7am to 7pm, take part in a turn-key experience that will take you on a racing driver’s journey with a top-quality team including instructors, engineers, physiotherapist, mental coach, group leaders… 




07:00
Welcoming

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

19:00
End of the day

 
SAFETY & TECHNICAL BRIEFINGS
TRACK RECCE
BODY WARM-UP
FORMULA 4 SESSIONS
F4 DATA ANALYSIS
F1 DRIVING POSITION
BATAK PRO SESSION
GROUP PICTURE
MENTAL PREPARATION
FORMULA 1 DRIVING SESSION(S)
FORMULA TWO-SEATER SESSION
END OF DAY DRINK
 
SAFETY & TECHNICAL BRIEFINGS
SAFETY & TECHNICAL BRIEFINGS

Welcome to Formula 1. Just like a pro racing driver, your fireproof equipment and helmet, which will be with you throughout the day, are meticulously prepared and waiting for you in individual lock...


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TRACK RECCE
TRACK RECCE

Let’s face it! The Paul Ricard circuit is known to be very technical. Learn all the details of the famous French racetrack before your first driving session. Get on board a minivan and let the Wi...


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BODY WARM-UP
BODY WARM-UP

You don’t become an F1 driver overnight. Except at Winfield. Nevertheless, racing requires to be in an excellent physical condition. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered. Our professional physiot...


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FORMULA 4 SESSIONS
FORMULA 4 SESSIONS

Lights out and away we go! It’s time to experience the unique sensations of driving a Formula 4 car. You might be feeling a bit nervous, knowing that the car could spin at the slightest mistake. ...


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F4 DATA ANALYSIS
F4 DATA ANALYSIS

Data analysis, lap-by-lap comparisons, braking force, re-acceleration time, like pro racing drivers, Winfield engineers are by your side after each track session to analyze your driving skills. The...


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F1 DRIVING POSITION
F1 DRIVING POSITION

Take your seat in a Formula 1 car! During this essential step, the BWT Alpine F1 Team will adjust your seat and mirrors position, measure your braking force and phys...


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BATAK PRO SESSION
BATAK PRO SESSION

Oh yeah! Adrenaline is starting to kick in. You feel yourself getting faster and faster. It’s a sign the extremely challenging Batak Pro is helping you to progress...


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GROUP PICTURE
GROUP PICTURE

Say cheese! Before lunch, the entire Winfield team and BWT Alpine F1 Team will gather on the pitlane to capture a group photo. Okay, maybe you haven’t driven the F1 car on track yet, but it’s t...


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MENTAL PREPARATION
MENTAL PREPARATION

Did you know the body achieves what the mind believes? To be 100% ready to drive a truly modern Formula 1 car, our mental coach will give you all the tools to unlock your full potential, boost your...


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FORMULA 1 DRIVING SESSION(S)
FORMULA 1 DRIVING SESSION(S)

Your heart rate increases dramatically. The F1 engine wakes up and roars. Fantastic. Amazing. Breathtaking. No words can describe what you will experience in a Formula 1. You shift into 1st gear an...


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FORMULA TWO-SEATER SESSION
FORMULA TWO-SEATER SESSION

After your exciting F1 session, you have the chance to go back on track, but this time as a passenger aboard the Formula two-seater, driven by a professional race driver. Although you are not behin...


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END OF DAY DRINK
END OF DAY DRINK

All good things come to an end. You have just completed this once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s now time to share your first impressions and highlights of the day with your fellow racers and Win...


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WHAT’S INCLUDED

Circuit Paul Ricard access

Circuit Paul Ricard access

Accreditation pass to enter the circuit is included in the package.

WINFIELD premium facilities

WINFIELD premium facilities

Enjoy exclusive access to WINFIELD’s facilities at the heart of Circuit Paul Ricard.

Safety briefing

Safety briefing

With our comprehensive briefings and professional guidance, we ensure a secure driving experience.

3 sessions - FIA Formula 4

3 sessions - FIA Formula 4

Explore single-seater driving with 3 sessions of 20 minutes (average of 100km per driver) in an FIA F4 car.

3 laps - Formula 1

3 laps - Formula 1

Experience the same emotions as an F1 driver in the Alpine E20 F1 car, powered by an exceptional V8 engine of 700hp!

1 passenger lap - Formula Two-Seater

1 passenger lap - Formula Two-Seater

Feel the thrill of a lifetime as a passenger of a pro-driver in the high-performance Formula Two-Seater.

Fully dedicated staff

Fully dedicated staff

With over 40 professionals from BWT Alpine F1 Team and WINFIELD, we ensure an expertly guided experience.

10 workshops

10 workshops

Briefings, track recce, data analysis, physical training, mental preparation… We focus on achieving your full potential.

FIA racing equipment

FIA racing equipment

We provide you with FIA-standard full driving equipment for the duration of the day.

All day snacks & drinks

All day snacks & drinks

Snacks and drinks are available to refuel your energy needs throughout the entire day.

Lunch at the track

Lunch at the track

Enjoy a tasty meal at the Circuit Paul Ricard’s Panoramic Club Restaurant.

Personal photos

Personal photos

Two photographers are dedicated to capturing the best moments of your experience, both on and off the track.

Driver bag & goodies

Driver bag & goodies

Essential items for a complete experience are provided in your personal driver bag.

End of day drink

End of day drink

After this unique experience, savor champagne and amuse-bouche on the private terrace with racetrack view.

Hotel transfers

Hotel transfers

Get picked up at Grand Prix Hotel or Hotel Du Castellet and transported to WINFIELD for your experience (T&C’s to apply). 

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

ADDITIONAL F1 LAPS

Book extra laps above the 3 laps already included in the package. The maximum laps per driver depends on the number of drivers attending the day.
F1 & F4 ON-BOARD VIDEOS

Immersive raw onboard footage from the F4 and F1 sessions.
F1 GUEST PASS

The pass for your accompanying guest includes access to paddock and VIP lounge with a terrace above the pit, lunch at the restaurant, end of day cocktail and a souvenir gift.
FORMULA TWO-SEATER LAPS - GUEST

Give to your guest the opportunity to experience 2 laps as a passenger of a pro-driver in the Winfield Formula two-seater on the 3.8km Circuit Paul Ricard track.
GIFT BOX

A gift box for special occasions, including a buildable car with the WINFIELD livery, made of 238 construction bricks.
PERSONALISED MOVIE CLIP

Personalised movie clip featuring edited footage from both F4 and F1 on-board cameras and event atmosphere.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT ARE THE SPECS OF THE CARS USED IN THE F1 DRIVING EXPERIENCE?

FIA FORMULA 4 (GEN 1)
Chassis MYGALE – Carbon Fiber monocoque – 590kg
Engine ALPINE 160 hp – 6750 rpm
Gearbox 6 speed paddle-shift
Tyres PIRELLI
Data acquisition & on-board camera

 

FORMULA 1 (E20) – operated by BWT Alpine F1 Team
Chassis – Carbon Fiber monocoque – 540kg
Engine 700 hp – 2.4L V8 engine – 18 000 rpm
Gearbox 7 speed paddle-shift
Tyres PIRELLI
Data acquisition & on-board camera

 

FORMULA TWO-SEATER
Chassis – Carbon Fiber monocoque – 500kg
Engine 550 hp – 3.5L V6 engine
Gearbox 6 speed paddle-shift
Tyres PIRELLI
On-board camera

DO I NEED TRACK EXPERIENCE?

WINFIELD RACING SCHOOL is the only racing school in the world to allow customers without ANY TRACK EXPERIENCE to drive a truly modern Formula 1 car operated by an F1 team.

Our instructors adapt their coaching to your driving level and ensure you will enjoy the experience in complete safety.

AM I THE ONLY DRIVER ON-TRACK DURING DRIVING SESSIONS?

The CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD track is fully privatised during F1 DRIVING EXPERIENCE. For your F4 sessions in the morning, you share the track with 4 other drivers maximum. This allows you to enjoy the track without traffic risk, without pressure, at your own pace. For your F1 session, you are the only driver on-track, so you can focus on your once-in-a-lifetime experience.

CAN I WEAR MY OWN DRIVER EQUIPMENT?

For safety reasons, WINFIELD will provide all protective clothing and equipment required for the event at FIA standards. Due to insurance conditions, participants will not be permitted to wear any protective clothing or use any equipment other than the one provided.

CAN MY FRIENDS OR FAMILY COME ALONG TO WATCH?

For drivers that would like to bring someone on the event day, we propose the accompanying guest pass. For safety reasons, kids under 12 and animals are not allowed to have access to the event.

CAN I PURCHASE A DRIVING EXPERIENCE AS A GIFT AND ASK FOR A GIFT VOUCHER?

Yes, you can absolutely purchase a driving experience as a gift! Simply select the desired driving experience, fill in the recipient’s details, and make sure to mention in the ‘order notes’ section, before completing the payment, that it is intended as a gift. This way, we’ll be able to send you the gift voucher accordingly.

CAN I CANCEL MY DRIVING EXPERIENCE?

If a participant wishes or is forced to cancel a confirmed booking, cancellation charges shall apply. The participant (or the company) must notified WINFIELD of the cancellation in writing by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt to the postal address indicated on WINFIELD’s documentation. Based on the date WINFIELD receives the letter, booking fee will remain due as follows:

– Less than 4 weeks prior to the event: 100% of the booking fee are due

More than 4 weeks prior to the event: 50% of the booking fee are due

THE ICONIC PAUL RICARD CIRCUIT

1. Winfield Racing School

2. Pit Building

3. Pit lane

4. Circuit entrance / Guard post

5. Grand Prix Hotel ***

6. Hôtel du Castellet *****

7. Castellet International Airport

8. Panoramic Club Restaurant

THE ICONIC PAUL RICARD CIRCUIT

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

In order to participate to the event, each driver must comply with all the eligibity criteria of the event including:  

Participants not matching the height and weight criteria mentioned above have the possibility to register to the event by accepting the risk to be refused from all or part of the on-track activities if they do not successfully perform and complete the standard safety procedures. In that case, participants accept that no refund or compensation will be made.

YOU WILL NEVER WATCH A GRAND PRIX THE SAME WAY AGAIN


THEY DID IT

Don’t take our word for it – see what our valued customers said about the F1 DRIVING EXPERIENCE in their latest reviews.

  • “After over 50 years in motorsport, I didn’t expect to be so “impressed” by such an experience! Thanks to your professionalism and kindness, you made this day truly memorable.”

    Alain G.

  • “A unique experience in complete safety, with a top-notch team attentive to helping us push our limits and enjoy this unforgettable day. Looking forward to the next time!”

    Caroline C.

  • “Driving such a modern F1 car is a real privilege and a timeless moment that I will remember forever. Thank you, Winfield!”

    Geoffrey L.


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FORMULA TWO SEATER

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