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Jun 19, 2024
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North America's First Formula 1 Exhibition Takes Off in Toronto

The Formula 1 Exhibition Toronto, presented by TSN, is a landmark event, marking its North American premiere at the Lighthouse ArtSpace on May 3, 2024. As the only stop in Canada, Toronto has been chosen to host this prestigious showcase, following its successful world premieres in Madrid, Spain, and Vienna, Austria. The exhibition promises an immersive journey into the heart of Formula 1, featuring iconic race cars, state-of-the-art racing simulators, and exclusive artifacts never before seen.

Photo by F1 Exhibition 

For fans of the world’s fastest-growing sport, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to engage with Formula 1 beyond the racetrack. With millions of North American enthusiasts eagerly following the sport and this year’s Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal already sold out, the exhibition promises an unforgettable experience suitable for all ages. Don’t miss out on this chance to get close to the thrilling world of Formula 1 in Toronto.

What is Expected?

Experience Formula 1 like never before in Toronto with an immersive journey spanning 20,000 square feet across six meticulously crafted rooms. Each room unveils a different facet of Formula 1's rich history and thrilling present, curated in collaboration with award-winning curation, artistry, and filmmaking experts.

Begin your adventure in "Once Upon A Time In Formula 1®," where unseen photography, films, and artifacts transport you through iconic moments that shaped the sport. 

Photo by F1 Exhibition 

Step into the heart of innovation in the "Design Lab," offering a rare glimpse into the meticulous process of designing and manufacturing F1® cars.

Photo by F1 Exhibition 

"Drivers & Duels" celebrates legendary drivers and iconic races from Formula 1's inception in 1950, while "Fallen Heroes" pays tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of greatness. Explore the gripping story of survival in "Survival," featuring Romain Grosjean's harrowing Bahrain crash and his miraculous escape, along with exclusive footage and interviews.

Photo by F1 Exhibition 

The journey culminates in "The Pit Wall," a cinematic marvel that relives Formula 1's greatest moments with unprecedented realism. New to Toronto, visitors can race F1 cars on cutting-edge simulators using official gaming equipment, enhancing the interactive experience. Whether you're a die-hard fan or new to the sport, this exhibition promises an unforgettable dive into Formula 1's unparalleled drama and legacy.

Photo by F1 Exhibition 

Toronto Chosen as the Host City 

Formula One's popularity in North America has soared, thanks to thrilling destination races in Miami and Las Vegas and the captivating Drive to Survive docuseries on Netflix, now in its sixth season. Beyond the track, where access is usually restricted, fans can now immerse themselves in the sport through a unique exhibition experience. This showcase not only honours Canada's rich contributions to Formula 1 but also offers both locals and visitors an exclusive glimpse into the adrenaline-fueled world of F1 racing.

Canada holds a storied place in Formula 1 history, boasting world-class drivers and an iconic Grand Prix. Toronto, a hub of sports, entertainment, and culture, is perfectly poised to host North America's first Formula 1 exhibition, promising an unprecedented opportunity for fans.

"We are thrilled to strengthen our partnership with Formula 1 through the Formula 1 Exhibition's arrival in Toronto. Canadian fans are deeply passionate about F1, and as the exclusive broadcaster of Formula 1 in Canada, including the prestigious Canadian Grand Prix, we take great pride in bringing this innovative exhibition to life," said Stewart Johnston, Senior Vice-President of Sales and Sports at Bell Media.

Photo by LightHouse ArtSpace 

Event Information 

When: May 3 – July 14

Where: Lighthouse ArtSpace Toronto – 1 Yonge Street

Price: Tickets start at $42

Hours: 

  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.  
  • Monday: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: closed
  • Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Next Stop 

Experience the thrill of Formula 1 like never before as the iconic touring exhibition makes its next stop at ExCeL London. Set to launch on August 23, 2024, this showcase promises to be bigger and better than ever. Featuring exclusive Formula 1® championship-winning cars, rare artifacts, immersive simulator experiences, and contributions from top teams, the exhibition has captivated audiences in Madrid, Vienna, and Toronto. Don't miss your chance to delve into the heart of Formula 1 history and technology, right in the heart of the UK capital.

As the Formula 1 Exhibition Toronto draws to a close on July 14 at Lighthouse ArtSpace, it leaves behind a legacy of unforgettable moments and unparalleled insights into the world of Formula 1. From iconic race cars to state-of-the-art simulators and exclusive artifacts, this exhibition has celebrated the sport's rich history and thrilling present in a way never seen before in North America. For fans young and old, it has been a rare opportunity to immerse oneself deeply in the excitement and drama that define Formula 1. If you haven't experienced it yet, there's still time to visit and witness this extraordinary showcase before it moves on to its next destination. 

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