The Formula 1 Grand Prix de France, in partnership with Renault F1 Team, launched its roadshow tour this weekend at Disneyland Paris. Anthoine Hubert, driver at the Renault Sport Academy and in the FIA Formula 2 championship, gave several demonstrations in front of thousands of people behind the wheel of Renault’s F1 E20 in the F1 village and on the stage of Moteurs… Action! Stunt Show Spectacular in Walt Disney Studios Park.
The F1 village, set up for the occasion at Disneyland Paris, offered all visitors a wide range of activities with Formula 1 virtual reality simulators, pit stop workshops, reflex tests and educational conferences.
This event, ahead of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France on June 23rd, marks the beginning of a major national tour with many other dates in 14 cities in four different regions. Renault F1 Team drivers Daniel Ricciardo, Nico Hülkenberg, Sergey Sirotkin and Jack Aitken will share the wheel of the F1 E20 with Renault Sport Academy drivers during these roadshows.
Gilles Dufeigneux, General Manager of the GIP Grand Prix de France – Le Castellet: “The launch of the roadshow of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France in the heart of Disneyland Paris is a real popular success. It marks the beginning of a major national tour, unique in the world, during which we will be happy to bring Formula 1 as close as possible to amateurs and the curious.”
Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director of Renault Sport Racing: “Meeting fans and introducing as many people as possible to the magic of Formula 1 is a goal for Renault. The success of this weekend’s event at Disneyland Paris demonstrates the French public’s interest in Formula 1. As a French team, it is essential to participate in this national tour and we look forward to continuing this campaign across France.”
Francesca Romana Gianesin, Senior Vice President Experience & Product Synergy & Integration at Disneyland Paris: “We are delighted to host the launch of the roadshow tour of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France at Disneyland Paris. This major highlight further strengthens the great variety of experiences we offer our Guests – a variety also epitomized by our exclusive Live Events happening throughout the year.”
20 April: Marck-en-Calaisis (Place de l’Europe)
26 April: Pierre-Bénite (Place de la Paix)
27 April: Gap
28 April: Valencia (Place du Champ de Mars)
May 1: Nice (Promenade des Anglais – Quai des Etats-Unis)
May 2: Auron
May 3: Châteaurenard (Parking des Allées)
May 4: Salon-de-Provence (Place Morgan)
May 5: Toulon
May 8: Aix-en-Provence
May 9: Brignoles
May 10: Sisteron
May 11: La Londe-les-Maures (Port de la Londe-les-Maures)
May 12: Saint-Raphaël (Parking Beau Rivage)