UNITED KINGDOM: Red Bull Racing has partnered with sports memorabilia specialist Memento Exclusives to create show car simulators that will enable fans to experience what it feels like to be an F1 driver.
The Red Bull F1 simulators are designed to look like the championship-winning RB18 and are now available for purchase on F1’s store, F1 Authentics.
Two versions of the Red Bull simulator are available, the “Champions Edition” and the “Race Edition,” which the fans can customize in the livery of Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen or Sergio Perez.
The “Champions Edition” is the more expensive of the two at £99,999 ($121,723), while the “Race Edition” is priced at £74,999 ($91,287).
Those who cannot afford the simulators can still get a taste of the experience with Red Bull’s “play seats,” which cost £1,049 ($1,276) and £2,199 ($2,676).
Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner said the simulators offer fans the closest experience they will ever get to driving an actual F1 car.
He added that he was delighted to have co-created a unique sim racing experience that puts drivers in the cockpit of the championship-winning RB18.
Memento Exclusives will construct the simulators in Northamptonshire, England, before shipping them out to customers next month.
Barry Gough, founder and CEO of Memento Exclusives, said that the partnership with Red Bull Racing was an honor and that they were delighted to produce exceptional RB18 show car simulators that celebrate and represent the team’s 2022 F1 championship-winning season.
Driving an F1 car is a dream for many people, and the RB18 simulator offers F1 fans the opportunity to experience what it feels like to be behind the wheel of a championship-winning car.
With the option to choose between Verstappen and Perez’s liveries, fans can recreate their favorite races and feel like they are part of the Red Bull Racing team.
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