Motor Sport Christmas gift guide: events and experiences

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Events and experiences to make for a special Christmas gift

MSV season pass

MSV season pass

Get access to events at some of the leading British motor racing circuits in 2019, such as Brands Hatch, Oulton Park, Donington Park, Snetterton and Cadwell Park. Races such as those from the British Touring Car Championship, British Superbike Championship and Blancpain GT Series are included, as well as special festivals like the American Speedfest at Brands Hatch.

On offer from £89 – MSV

Lotus driving academy

Lotus driving experience

Drive the latest Lotus sports cars with one-on-one coaching to hone your skills on track at Lotus’s Hethel home. ‘Scare Yourself Sensible’ for £199 or take a more intensive course. Each course includes a tour of the Lotus factory and Classic Team Lotus’s workshop to see how old Formula 1 cars are prepared. The ‘Platinum Experience’ includes data logging and advanced trackday techniques in a Lotus Exige Sport 350 and Exige Cup.

From £199 – Lotus

Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille

Chantilly Arts and Elegance Richard Mille

This internationally renowned event celebrates French motor sport, art, luxury and gastronomy with three concours events, two rallies and a various array of activities on June 30, 2019. More than 16,000 visitors attend the Château de Chantilly with around 850 incredible cars on display. Some of the most beautiful cars in the world feature in the classic car rally and supercars rally.

From €40 – Chantilly Arts and Elegance

Thruxton experiences

Thruxton gift experiences

Drive the full 2.4-mile Thruxton circuit in a range of supercars including McLarens and Porsches, as well as a Formula Renault single-seater. Race instructors will brief you and demonstrate a proper lap on the track before it’s your turn. Vouchers can be purchased for the lucky recipient, valid for one year from the date of purchase, and discounts are available if you book now.

From £60 –  Thruxton

Race Retro

Race Retro, powered by Motor Sport, is Europe’s no1 historic motor sport show. Iconic cars from Formula 1 and Le Mans sit proudly in the display while the Live Stage plays host to motor sport legends. The Live Rally stage has numerous Group B and C rally cars tearing around the beautiful grounds of Stoneleigh Park, while the autojumble has incredible memorabilia and rare parts for sale in a huge hall. Book now using code RR19MS1 and you could save 20 per cent. 

From £22 – Race Retro

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