Glossary: The A-Z of F1 Experiences

Learn more about the terminology used by F1 Experiences, including details of our different package offerings, partners and exclusive trackside activities. 


    F1 Experiences offers rooms on race weekend at some of the best hotels in every F1 destination, including trackside hotels popular with the drivers and teams! Coach transfers to and from the circuit are also available for our hotel guests.

      Champions Club

      Setting new standards in trackside hospitality, the Champions Club was established by F1 Experiences in 2017 and is now available at the majority of races on the calendar. Occupying some of the best trackside locations around the world, the Champions Club offers affordable all-inclusive hospitality, including gourmet cuisine and open bars, along with signature benefits only available through F1 Experiences such as Guided Paddock Access and special guest appearances.

        Championship Trophy Photo

        Your chance to pose for a photo on the Main Straight with the authentic World Championship trophies awarded to Formula 1 drivers and constructors. The photo is captured by a professional photographer and made available to you after the weekend. A Championship Trophy Photo is included with Starter, Trophy, Hero, Champions Club and Premier Ticket Packages.

          Corporate Ticket Packages

          F1 Experiences offers a selection of bespoke packages for its corporate clients, including access to trackside hospitality the Champions Club and Formula 1 Paddock Club. Package are customisable and can be tailored to groups of all sizes. Whether you want to reward high-performing employees, win new customers or impress your partners, we’ve got an Official Ticket Package for you.

          Driver Appearances

          Meet the stars of Formula 1 in a relaxed setting with F1 Experiences! Trophy and Hero Ticket Packages include access to a Paddock Club Reception on Friday night with hors d'oeuvres and free-flowing drinks where the guest of honour is a current or legendary Formula 1 driver. Previous guests have included most drivers on the current grid, plus formers World Champions Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve and Damon Hill! Champions Club guests are also treated to guest appearances by a driver or F1 media personality (including the stars of Sky Sports F1), as well as an F1 Executive. Current Formula 1 drivers also make regular appearances across the race weekend in the Formula 1 Paddock Club.

          Elite Supercar Tours

          Bringing together the finest supercars, bespoke driving routes, 5-star hotels and gourmet restaurants, Elite Supercar Tours offers an exciting driving experience that culminate in a weekend of VIP hospitality at the Monaco Grand Prix.

          Exclusive Pit Lane Walk

          Kick off your Formula 1 weekend with a close-up look at the cars in the pit lane. Unlike the often-overcrowded public pit lane walk held on Thursdays at most circuits, our pit lane walk is reserved exclusively for F1 Experiences guests, so you won’t have to fight thousands of other spectators for a look at the cars. Daily pit lane walks are also included with Paddock Club and Legend Ticket Packages.

          Fan Experience Ticket Packages

          This refers to ticket packages from F1 Experiences that include a grandstand seat rather than trackside hospitality. Starter, Trophy, Hero and Racer Ticket Packages all fit this category.

          F1 Insider Access 

          Go behind the scenes of Formula 1 on race weekend with F1 Insider Access, which is included with Trophy and Hero Ticket Packages. Taking place on Friday evening before or after the Paddock Club Reception, you’ll learn more about the inner workings of Formula 1 and get to see some of the areas normally off limits for spectators such as the cool down room, media conference room and Pirelli tyre tent. A meeting with Safety Car driver Bernd Mayländer is another regular feature of F1 Insider Access.

          Guided Track Tour 

          Step onboard the flatbed truck used for the F1 drivers’ parade for a unique lap of the circuit ahead of the race weekend. Taking place on Thursday afternoon, the F1 Experiences’ Guided Track Tour includes expert commentary from experienced racing drivers who will tell you all about the unique characteristics of each circuit, including the best overtaking opportunities. A Guided Track Tour is included with Starter, Trophy, Hero and Premier Ticket Packages.

          Guided Paddock Access

          One of the best opportunities to meet and interact with the stars of Formula 1, Guided Paddock Access takes you behind the scenes of Formula 1 to the exclusive working area behind the team garages. A tour of the F1 Paddock with an experienced guide is included with Champions Club and Paddock Club Packages. For the ultimate behind the scenes experience, Legend Ticket Packages include a full-day Paddock Pass.

          Haas Hangout 

          Support America’s homegrown team at this unique event taking place after qualifying for the United States Grand Prix. Enjoy a Texas-style barbeque dinner and open bar with appearances from the Haas F1 Team drivers and senior personnel. Access to the Haas Hangout is available with Racer Ticket Packages for the 2021 United States Grand Prix.

          Haas F1 Team Packages

          Thanks to a special relationship with America’s only Formula 1 team, F1 Experiences offers unique access to the Haas F1 Team via hospitality packages at select races around the world. Choose from all-inclusive hospitality in the Champions Club or Formula 1 Paddock Club with team merchandise, visits to the Haas F1 Team garage and driver appearances.

          Hero Ticket Packages

          A popular package that includes a 3-Day grandstand seat (normally in the Main Grandstand opposite the team garages and start-finish line) plus some exciting trackside activities on Thursday and Friday, including an Exclusive Pit Lane Walk, Guided Track Tour, Championship Trophy Photo, F1 Insider Access (with Podium Photo Opportunity) and a Paddock Club Reception.

          Hospitality Ticket Packages

          This refers to packages that feature access to a trackside suite with all-inclusive hospitality. F1 Experiences offers access to a range of exciting suites at different price points, including the Formula 1 Paddock Club and our very own Champions Club, as well as circuit hospitality at selected races.

          Legend Ticket Packages

          Available for 2 or 3 days at most race weekends, Legend Ticket Packages are the most exclusive offering from F1 Experiences. In addition to VIP hospitality in the Formula 1 Paddock Club, Legend Ticket Packages feature several unique inclusions that will elevate your weekend to the next level, such as a full day of access to the Formula 1 Paddock and priority access to the post-race podium ceremony.

          Monaco Grand Prix Experiences 

          Thanks to an exclusive agreement with the Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM), F1 Experiences has been appointed as the Official Experience Provider for the Monaco Grand Prix. The new collaboration offers an exciting range of exclusive ticket and hospitality packages for the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco featuring yacht and terrace hospitality, behind the scenes access and bespoke tourism activities.

          Official Ticket Packages

          F1 Experiences is the Official Experience, Hospitality & Travel Programme of Formula 1. Official Ticket Packages come directly from Formula 1 with fixed pricing, offering you peace of mind (with no risk of broker or scalper fraud) and guaranteed access to the circuit. Our close working relationship with Formula 1 also means that we are able to secure priority allocations of race tickets, rooms at the best local hotels and exclusive insider activities that will get you closer to Formula 1 than ever before.

          Paddock Club Ticket Packages

          Get flexible 1, 2 or 3-Day access to the most exclusive VIP hospitality suites around the world with F1 Experiences. Situated in the heart of the action above the team garages, the Formula 1 Paddock Club offers gourmet hospitality, daily pit lane walks and F1 driver appearances. Purchase your Paddock Club Package with F1 Experiences for access to additional benefits such as a Guided Paddock Tour.

          Podium Photo Opportunity

          Stand on the Formula 1 podium and have your photo taken by our professional photographer. The perfect memento from an unforgettable weekend! Available with Hero Ticket Packages.

          Premier Ticket Packages

          One of F1 Experiences’ best value ticket packages provides all-day access on Friday to the exclusive Formula 1 Paddock Club with gourmet hospitality, pit lane walk and up-close views of the pits, together with premium grandstand seating on Saturday and Sunday. If that wasn’t enough, Premier Ticket Packages also include access to F1 Experiences’ Exclusive Pit Lane Walk, Guided Track Tour and Championship Trophy Photo on Thursday evening. Recommended for fans looking to experience the full range of trackside access, hospitality and insider activities offered by F1 Experiences at an affordable price.

          Racer Ticket Packages 

          Currently only available at the Monaco Grand Prix and United States Grand Prix, Racer Ticket Packages offer a grandstand seat with exciting inclusions such as Stars ‘N’ Bars hospitality in Monaco and access to the Haas Hangout at Circuit of The Americas.

          Red Bull Racing Paddock Club Packages

          Get closer to the 4-time Constructors' Champions with access to the Red Bull Racing suite in the Formula 1 Paddock Club, complete with VIP hospitality, exclusive inside access to the team via driver and personnel appearances and a direct data feed so you can follow everything happening on the track.


          A unique incentive for our valued customers, F1 Experiences Rewards points are accrued with the purchase of an Official Ticket Packages and can be redeemed towards future F1 Experiences purchases or used to book discounted hotel rooms on our dedicated booking platform.

          Starter Ticket Packages

          The most affordable weekend offering from F1 Experiences, Starter Ticket Packages are a great introduction to the fastest sport in the world. In addition to a 3-Day grandstand seat, Starter Ticket Packages feature access to exclusive trackside activities on Thursday. Start your weekend with a Guided Track Tour, Exclusive Pit Lane Walk and Championship Trophy Photo.

          Sky Sports F1

          F1 Experiences has a long-standing relationship with Sky Sports F1, the main rights holder broadcasting Formula 1 in the UK and Ireland since 2012. Sky Sports F1 presenters, including lead commentator David Croft and former F1 World Champions Jenson Button and Damon Hill, make regular appearances in the Champions Club.

          Transfer Guarantee

          For added peace of mind in uncertain times, 2021 Official Ticket Packages from F1 Experiences include a 100% Transfer Guarantee. Should your purchase be impacted by a Force Majeure Event, F1 Experiences will provide you with a 100% credit towards the next edition of the same race or any F1 Experiences-activated event in the same season. Learn more about returning to the track with confidence in 2021.

          Trophy Ticket Packages

          One of our most popular offerings, Trophy Ticket Packages include a select 3-Day grandstand seat with access to a host of exclusive trackside activities on Thursday and Friday, including a Guided Track Tour, Exclusive Pit Lane Walk, Paddock Club Reception with a current or legendary Formula 1 driver and F1 Insider Access.

          Yacht Hospitality 

          No trip to the Monaco Grand Prix would be complete without spending some time aboard one of the exclusive superyachts berthed next to the track in the harbour! F1 Experiences offers luxury VIP hospitality with premium trackside views aboard selected superyachts at the Monaco Grand Prix.

          Official Ticket Packages are now on sale for the 2021 Formula 1 season with a choice of grandstand seats or hospitality suite access, along with exciting inclusions that you cannot buy anywhere else!


          Please Note: Programming and Experiences are subject to change based on local health and safety guidelines at the time of the event. Formula 1 media, driver and legend appearances may be hosted virtually or in-person.

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