Motor Sports

Qualifying sessions for the 71st Monaco Grand PrixDu Thursday 23 May au Saturday 25 May, Principauté de Monaco
21 Mar

Vivre l'expérience du Grand Prix de Monaco F1 à l'Hôtel Hermitage

L’Hôtel Hermitage lance le concept « Paddock Lounge » exclusivement pour le Grand Prix F1, du jeudi 23 au dimanche 26 mai 2013

Avec un spécial « F1 relooking » la Salle Belle Epoque se transformera pour 4 jours, en « Paddock Lounge ». Un bar et des canapés y seront installés. Elle sera ouverte jeudi, samedi et dimanche de 11h à 17h.

Des écrans TV seront installés pour la retransmission des essais et des courses.

Après la fermeture du circuit le samedi et le dimanche, un DJ animera la soirée (accès libre)

Un pack de 3 animations spéciales sera dédié aux clients de l’hôtel dans l’espace Régence:
- Atelier Simulateur F1 : un simulateur de pilotage, basé sur le système d’exploitation Formula One 2013 permettra d’éprouver les sensations d’un pilotage authentique.

- Atelier Pit Stop Challenge. Un véritable monoplace de type « Formula Renault 2.0 » sera installé sur place pour permettre aux clients de voir ce qui se passe réellement durant les arrêts mécaniques des voitures de F1 durant le Grand Prix. 

Atelier BATAK, une machine d’entrainement utilisée par les pilotes de F1 sera mise à disposition des clients de l’Hermitage. Cette machine permet de travailler la réactivité afin de développer les réflexes et le champ de vision.

Informations et réservations :


16 May

Experience the 71st Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix in a Different Way

The "Step by Step" company is offering original packages so you can watch the Grand Prix and also enjoy a real F1 experience in the Principality

Step by Step is a Monegasque events company.  The company is offering bespoke packages for the Formula 1 Grand Prix, which is taking place from 24 to 27 May 2013.

From logistics (hotel bookings, transfers and purchasing tickets) to organising more original, very VIP activities (such as driving around the circuit in a real one-seater car, watching the trial sessions from a team box, watching the F1 Grand Prix from a specially erected terrace or on board a private yacht), the Step by Step company takes care of everything.

Note:  A very VIP package in partnership with the iXair Company including transfers by private jet from Cannes airport, the use of a chauffeur-driven Mercedes, a private apartment with a view of the F1 Grand Prix circuit, a VIP lunch, open bar, and more …

More info on:

17 May

Amber Lounge Evening Events - "The Ultimate VIP Grand Prix Experience 2013" in Monaco

The famous Amber Lounge, which organises VIP evening events, will be at the Méridien Beach Plaza from 24 to 26 May 2013

The Méridien Beach Plaza will soon be playing host to the Amber Lounge evenings, which will take place on 24, 25 and 26 May 2013.

Friday 24 May 2013: 
Fashion show (in aid of charity) followed by a dinner and evening event;

Saturday 25 May 2013: 
Live performance and "Girls Night Out" party;

Sunday 26 May 2013:
Experience a very VIP after-race evening!

Full info:

17 May

"Operation Poseidon" in Monaco on 24 May at 3 pm

As part of the 71st F1 Grand Prix, four-times world freediving record holder Pierre Frolla will dive on the site of Fort Antoine

As part of the Formula 1 races, Pierre Frolla will freedive at a great depth in the Principality's territorial waters to collect the official chequered flag of the 71st Monaco Grand Prix.

The dive will take place on 24 May at 3 pm on the site of Fort Antoine, which can seat more than 1,000 people for a grandstand view of this thrilling moment!

The chequered flag, which will be signed by the celebrities present – top-class tennis champions from the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters and today's leading Formula 1 drivers - will be sold at an auction in aid of the Aequalia association.

A piece of jewellery by WK Monaco with Tahitian pearls, four original photos of Operation Poseidon by photographer Sébastien Darrasse, Pierre Frolla's official Aqua Lung suit and a painting by Monegasque artist Belinda Bussotti on the theme of protecting sharks will also be sold at the auction in aid of Aequalia.

Full information on the Aequalia Association's web site:

More info on Pierre Frolla:

22 May

"Circuit of Monaco" Free Mobile App for Iphone and Android

The Azurmobile company has recently launched an app to make life easier for spectators of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix

The "Circuit of Monaco" app shows visitors how to access the Principality and is a source of useful information during the Grand Prix experience.

"Access" gives practical information on trains, buses, car parks and the location of all the grandstands.

"Series" explains how to recognize drivers and teams in all the competitions during the events.

"Program" gives the official programme for the various sporting events during the Grand Prix.

"Services" shows how to contact the emergency services (police, fire brigade and first aid posts) as quickly as possible.

Full info:

Google Play for Android 

App Store for iPhone