Today I was lucky enough to be a guest of the Caterham F1 team during the final testing session at the Circuit de Catalunya. Over the years I’ve been lucky enough to have gained access to some of the finest cars in the world but standing next to an F1 team in full flow has … More Visit to Caterham F1
It has been mentioned that McLaren was missing from my factory visit write ups. I’ve not been to the McLaren Technology Centre (yet) but I was fortunate enough to be their guest at the weekend of the 2012 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. My father and I were invited in on the Friday, although I … More Visit to McLaren F1 Silverstone 2012
I was fortunate to be a guest at Williams F1 last week and was shown round their facilities. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and was reminded that Williams are one of the greatest F1 teams in modern history, despite their current poor run of form. The day started with an informal chat with Technical Director … More Williams F1 Factory Visit
Quite a few people have been linking to the photos of the assembly area I published in the Pagani Factory Tour Post: Link I took a few more pictures so thought I’d share them too – enjoy!
The highlight of my recent trip to Italy was being shown round the Pagani factory. These visits are strictly invite only and I was fortunate to be with someone with the necessary connections, not only that but we were given the grand tour by a certain Mr Pagani himself. As you would expect for a … More Pagani Factory Tour
If you’re going to do the Ferrari tour then it is worth taking in the Maserati one too. As per Ferrari, tours are booked through your dealer. There is a lot less to see but I enjoyed the morning at the factory immensely, not least because our tour guide was a man who had work … More Maserati Factory Tour
Factory tours can be booked through your official dealer and, in my opinion, must be done at least once during ownership. The tour itself is about two hours long and starts in the client hospitality area near the main gate (there will probably be customers in there who are picking up their latest purchase). You … More Ferrari Factory Tour