02 August 2019 15:30
The heat and humidity might have struck the Motorsport Live office, along with the whole of the UK in July, but that didn’t hold up the release of our new-look home page, continued release of more 2020 F1 ticketing options and a chance to win with the Singapore F1 Grand Prix. Get up to speed on all our latest news and developments here.
The French F1 Grand Prix at the end of June came in for much criticism for the processional nature of the racing but July couldn’t be more different. The cars arrive in Hungary this weekend for the final race before the summer break, following three rounds, Austria, Britain and Germany, that provided an abundance of excitement and racing action. Missed the action? Catch-up on all that happened in our July racing action update in this month's newsletter.
Also, plan your race weekend coverage with our own race schedule guide here. Who do you think is going to win? Will Hamilton return to winning ways? We’d love to hear your thoughts. Visit our Facebook page to join the conversation.New Look Home page
After some significant development time we are excited to launch an all new front page and race series’ pages for MotorsportLive.com. We continuously strive to offer the best user site experience and make it easier for all our customers to find the products they are looking for.
These latest changes are designed to better show all the race series we sell tickets for, make it easier to navigate to your race series of interest and to give ever improved confidence that when you buy with Motorsport Live, you can be assured you are buying official tickets with the major circuits, and will receive great customer service.
We’d love to hear all your feedback.New Products
As we go to press, the exciting news is that after much discussion within the Spanish government, they along with Formula 1 look set to conclude a new deal for Barcelona, which will see it added to the 2020 calendar and the 30th race to take place at this iconic circuit. There is a little conversation with all the teams that needs to take place, around a 22-race schedule to agree, but it’s expected to be approved. Barcelona has always proved to be a hugely popular race every year and we expect 2020 to be same. To be notified as soon as tickets are available, sign up to our email alert here.
The 2020 Vietnam F1 GP tickets have now officially gone on sale, with a variety of well priced grandstand and hospitality options. The track is currently being constructed ahead of the inaugural 2020 race event and Ross Brawn confirmed F1 is looking to experiment with the track design to drive increased overtaking. See all ticketing options on our dedicated Vietnam page here.
You can now also register your interest for the soon to be released Netherlands F1 GP tickets at Zandvoort here, with tickets expected to be available late August/early September. Be sure to follow our Facebook and Instagram pages to keep up-to-date with when we go on sale.
We’ve just launched a variety of travel options for Monza which are now available. Whether you’re looking to add something extra special to your trip, or looking to simply avoid the traffic and the queues on race weekend, buy your associated travel elements with confidence at Motorsport Live. For more information on all travel options for the Italian F1 GP here.Going to Singapore?
Singapore have launched an exciting competition for anyone already going to the Singapore F1 race in September. Partnering with Mercedes-AMG Petronas they are offering, for one lucky fan the chance to win a pair of tickets to the Silver Arrows Hospitality Suite, within the Paddock Club for race day, along with 3 runners up prizes of a garage tour on the Thursday before the weekend action. To enter all you need to do is strike your victory pose and share online via their social channels. For full details, how to enter and all terms & conditions, please click here. Be quick, entries close in 3 days.Booked for Belgium or Italy?
We are pleased to announce tickets have been received in from the race promoter and are starting to be dispatched. As your order is dispatched you will receive a dispatch notification from us. If you are going, be sure to check your email.Looking forward to this month
August for Formula 1 will be a quieter month, as the teams take a well-earned mid-season break. On the other hand, MotoGP returns to action this month with races in the Czech Republic, Austria and Britain. If you are going to any of these races be sure to share your pics with us on social media. We love to see and hear from all our customers on race weekend. Don't forget to use the hashtag #MotorsportLive whenever you post.
Ticket wise, Australia 2020 Grandstand tickets are expected to go on sale later this month. Be sure to keep an eye on the ticket page here and on our Facebook social media channel for news of them these tickets become available.
Mid to late August is often when we get the first provisional look at the calendar. For all those awaiting the dates to start planning your 2020 trips, keep your fingers crossed. Alongside this we also expect Barcelona 2020, as discussed above, and Hungary 2020 F1 races to become available this month. Register your interest for both Barcelona F1 2020 tickets and Hungary F1 2020 tickets by clicking on the respective links.
Have a great August. See you in September.