For the second consecutive year, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France opened its doors today and welcomed 10,000 young people from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region.
This day organised from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., gave thousands of elementary, middle and high school students the opportunity to discover behind the scenes of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France. The students were able to participate in new activities such as: a visit to the paddock, meetings with the teams, visits to the garages, conferences and tours of the Paul Ricard circuit by bus.
On this occasion, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France opened its South Village, the new “Back to the Future” village and the Fan zone.
In addition to these activities, special attention was given to Formula 1 professions with educational conferences and road safety awareness workshops.
Christian ESTROSI, President of the GIP Grand Prix de France le Castellet: “This youth day, which marks the beginning of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de France, gave thousands of students a chance to get a sneak preview of what goes on behind the scenes of Formula 1 by focusing on the different professions in this environment. Our desire to share this beautiful sport of Formula 1 with as many people as possible is very relevant here. »