Are you ready for the new season of European motorsport events? Let’s start warming up the engines…
Differently from other event portals or tour operators, Polo Marco Experience does not provide only the ticketing: for your most discerning guests we craft exclusive experiences for long lasting memories.
We have selected 4 iconic European sport events in 4 stunning locations stretching over one month of time, with the right time span ahead for the planning, and above all keeping well in mind the specific expectations of your clients, who are coming all the way from India to enjoy Europe to the fullest!
Differently from other articles, our post wants to be a useful tool, thus it gives you very clear and comprehensive indications about: when, where, what, why and how your clients can enjoy and discover; this means that you can really exploit our descriptions as a “hook” to start a profitable conversation with your guests…
…Then for all the details (about specific services and logistics) Polo Marco Experience will be glad to come into the picture and give full insider support!
All the above makes these upcoming European motorsports events not just a great adrenaline promise, but also an added-value experience for your clients’ exclusive spring holiday in Europe!
Come along with us and discover more…
Upcoming European sport events in May for Formula 1
12 May 2019
F1 EMIRATES GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA – BARCELONA, Spain
[40 mins’ drive from Barcelona airport. From Barcelona to the north – Costa Brava: 1 hour’s drive to Lloret de Mar, 1,5 hours’ drive to Figueres and 2 hours to Roses; from Barcelona to the south – Costa Daurada: less than 1 hour’s drive to Sitges; 1,5 hours’ drive to Tarragona and Portaventura-Ferrariland]
There is a big difference between just watching it and living it.. we offer your clients the chance to enjoy this renowned European sport event in a very exclusive way.
Polo Marco Experience can offer a range of hospitality solutions (from Silver to Platinum, up to the Paddock Club) which include, Pit Lane tours, catering service, personalised assistance, and best numbered seats in the Main Grandstand: the perfect place to watch the starting grid, the pit stops and the podium ceremony.
OUR TIP: for a romantic getaway your guests should head to Costa Brava. Stunning nature on and off the coastline, surprising art at Dalì theatre-museum, excellent gastronomy at each corner; and a shopping stop at La Roca Village is not to be missed out … And what about some golf and wellness on the hills in Peralada?
Fun family experience
Young F1 fans are most welcome at this Circuit! From the Family Grandstand, your guests will be able to watch the single-seaters as they take one of the fastest turns of the circuit! And you will enjoy a leisure area filled with activities for the family exclusively for spectators of this grandstand.
OUR TIP: families can head south to Costa Daurada. A fun-filled day expects them at Portaventura, where the motor passionates, both little and grown-ups, can feel the adrenaline rising again at the brand new Ferrariland park section; if one day seems to be not enough the park offers great family accommodation options. In Tarragona there are Roman ruins to explore, and the weather can be warm enough to enjoy some relaxing hours on golden and not yet crowded beaches!
26 May 2019
F1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO – MONTECARLO, Monaco
[40 mins’ drive from Nice airport. To the south-west about 1 hour’s drive to Cannes and Grasse; to the north-east about 1 hour’s drive to Sanremo, Italian Riviera]
Where adrenaline matches with elegance and exclusivity
This event is probably the most famous European sport event and definitely the most glamorous of the F1 calendar.
The Monaco Grand Prix: 260,52 km, 78 laps, more than 100.000 spectators; it’s the story of a unique competition in which the world’s greatest racing drivers have been locking horns since 1929!
Raced on the tight, winding, cobbled streets of Monaco, with many elevation changes, it happens to be one of the most demanding F1 tracks in the world, despite the low average speeds.
The town center and the bay make for nail-biting viewing. Your guests can experience the Grand Prix from the most beautiful stage in the Principality in a legendary and completely renovated Hôtel de Paris Monte‑Carlo, just next to the Casino. And, if their budget allows, Polo Marco Experience can also offer a different, unique perspective: watching the race from an exclusive yacht!
OUR TIP: what about renting a sports car or a vintage car to explore the French Riviera? The alluring sea promenade in Cannes as well as the quiet villages of the inland are expecting to be experienced by your clients: Polo Marco Experience can tailor each service to their likes and needs!
Upcoming European sport events in May and June for Moto GP
5 May 2019
MOTO GP RED BULL DE ESPAÑA – JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, Spain
[1 hour’s drive from Seville airport. To the north 2,5 hours’ drive to Cordoba; to the east 3 hours’ drive to Granada; to the south 1,5 hours’ drive to Gibraltar (UK overseas Territory); to the west 3 hours’ drive to Faro (Portugal)]
Strong emotions and bright colours in the glorious south of Spain
The Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuito de Jerez is a colourful European sport event which draws massive crowds from all over to watch the world’s best riders do battle in the sunshine of Andalusia. The Jerez circuit in southern Spain was built in 1986, hosted its first Grand Prix a year later and has remained on the MotoGP™ calendar ever since.
As a nation, Spain has produced some great riders over the years, and nowadays Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa continue the Spanish success story.
OUR TIP: what about renting a motorbike and set off on two wheels to explore Andalusia?
Polo Marco Experience can give your clients full support, from planning to execution supervision!
Thus in full freedom here they can discover flamenco, visit whitewashed villages, see the great mosques and Moorish palaces of Granada, Seville and Cordoba. There is also yet more beautiful coastline to enjoy, along with fantastic cured ham and crispy fried fish with a cool beer or a fine sherry.
2 June 2019
OAKLEY MOTO GP OF ITALY – MUGELLO, Italy
[45 mins’ drive from Florence airport and about 1 hour from Bologna airport. To the west about 1,5 hours’ drive to Pisa; to the south about 1,5 hours’ drive to Siena passing the Chianti area; to the north 1 to 1,5 hours’ drive to Italy’s “Land of Motors” between Bologna and Modena ]
Experience the pulsing heart of Italian bike and car engineering and design
The Mugello circuit in Tuscany has a stunning layout: it undulates naturally within a beautiful tree lined valley, and has remained practically the same over the decades. The track was purchased by Ferrari in 1988 and renovated to their high standards, with excellent facilities and world class safety features. It became a permanent MotoGP™ venue from 1991 onwards.
Italy’s love affair with bike racing is long and enduring. Manufacturers such as Mondial, Moto Guzzi, Gilera, MV Agusta, Cagiva, and now Aprilia and Ducati all played a key role, in addition to great riders such as Giacomo Agostini and Valentino Rossi.
Here your clients can get a unique insight into modern car engineering and design and can even travel through time from the glorious past right after WW2 when the first factories were established, to the shining present.
OUR TIP: this is the right place for a once-in-a-lifetime experience… Italia in Ferrari (of which Polo Marco Experience is one of the exclusive partners. Your guests can enjoy driving themselves one of the latest Ferrari models in full safety and relax through the Tuscan countryside (escorted by their personal tour director).
Polo Marco Experience can also craft customised itineraries taking your clients into Ducati, Lamborghini and Pagani factories, along with the Ferrari Museum and other “motor gems”.
And in either direction your guests go… For sure they will not miss out local wines and gastronomy!
Polo Marco Experience can offer you much more than iconic European sport events!
These races are perfect also for great incentive trips to amaze your most discerning corporate clients.
We, at Polo Marco Experience, are your “expert arm” and “passionate heart” here in Europe, to craft your ideal “Made-for-India” MICE itineraries…Have a look!