Help with what race to go to

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Help with what race to go to

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My boyfriend loves Formula 1 and I want to buy him tickets for a Christmas present. I haven't got a clue about the tracks but could someone please recommend a good track for me to get him tickets for and what are on that track to buy a ticket please?
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Where you from and how much cash you want to spend?

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I am from England and the cost won't include flights, hotel etc. I just want to make sure it is a good track, I was thinking Malaysia but I'm not sure what it's Like. I want to spend up to £700 for 2 tickets. Would ou be ableto advise what is a good track to go to please?
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What sort of fan is your boyfriend? If he is a purist then maybe an old track like Spa would be good. Or if he is a die hard Ferrari fan what about Monza

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Thank you so much for your help!! I'm not sure what type of fan he is apart from he used to do bait of racing himself as a teenager and I know he won't miss any of the races on TV. Does that help? What are good tickets for both of these tracks? A
So, is the Malaysian one no good?
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I have not been to malaysia myself so could not say.

As for ticket, I tend to go on a shoe string so only ever have general admittance tickets. I would imagine as a good rule of thumb at a track the better they are the more they would cost.

I found the crowd at monza amazing. Where at spa the cars blasting through the trees was someting else.

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Thank you so much for your help :-)
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Malaysia will be seriously hot. But it's a decent venue.

Circuits in Europe like Monza, Silverstone and Spa are favourites with fans, great atmosphere, great setting.

You could maybe consider a trip to the US and visit Texas? There are plenty of options
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Silverstone is always good. You don't have to worry about flights and the atmosphere is great. My three day package in a grandstand was only just over £200 it may be a big more now as I got early bird offers. And the after race party is always good when the drivers come on the stage.
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If you're a very good looking girlfriend, then that's enough for him. The fact that you're a girlfriend looking to give him F1 tickets, puts you on a waiting list for sainthood. :hehe:

My recommendation go somewhere nice that you'd enjoy some of the activities off track. Barcelona there would be lots to do I'm sure. Spa in Belgium you'd be likely camping out in a tent if you're into that sort of thing so it may have its charm. Hungary would be relatively inexpensive and it's not a tremendous amount of travel. Then you could go to Monaco and live it up for the weekend, it would be expensive but you'd be amongst the beautiful people.
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