The Formula 1 Grand Prix de France, in partnership with Renault F1 Team, launched its roadshow tour this weekend at Disneyland Paris.
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 the fans."
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)
About the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France
The Formula 1 Grand Prix de France made its comeback on June 28, 2018, after ten years of absence. With more than 90 million television viewers worldwide and more than 160,000 spectators present at the 2018 edition, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France is now one of the major international sporting events in France.
About Renault Sport Racing
For more than 115 years, motorsport has constituted an integral element of Renault’s DNA. In Formula One, Renault has started more than 600 races and clinched 11 Drivers’ titles, 12 Constructors’ crowns and 177 grand prix victories. In 2016, spurred on by this illustrious track record and eager to reaffirm its commitment to the sport, Renault launched an all-new entity encompassing all of the brand’s motorsport activities – Renault Sport Racing. The key objectives were to promote the company’s passion for motorsport to a wider audience while maximising the technological synergies between racing and rally and its road-going sports models.
About Disneyland Paris
Euro Disney Associés S.A.S, operating company of Disneyland Paris has 16,000 employees, 500 professions, 20 spoken languages and 121 nationalities. Disneyland Paris is the number one single-site employer in France and the largest private employer in the department of Seine-et-Marne. The Resort includes Disneyland® park, Walt Disney Studios® park, six Disney Hotels and two Disney Nature Resorts with a total capacity of more than 5,800 rooms, two convention centers, the entertainment center Disney Village® and a 27-hole golf course. In addition, the company manages the real estate development operating segment of a 2,230-hectare site, approximately 50% of which is yet to be developed.