F1 Authentics, the official memorabilia platform for Formula One has come up with a range of fantastic Christmas gift ideas for the F1 fan in your life. Make dreams come true this festive season with selected gifts from your favourite driver. They have hundreds of items on their website and we showcase just two of our favourites.
Lewis Hamilton 2015 Brake Disc Table: £995
This Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Lewis Hamilton carbon brake disc is displayed within a hand-crafted solid oak table-top for a jaw-dropping addition to your living room! Part of the MGP-W06 car as driven by Lewis Hamilton to victory in the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship, each brake disc is a genuine piece of the Silver Arrows’ racing heritage. The oak tabletop is cut from a piece of solid oak and is perfectly shaped to fit the carbon brake disc. Polished with refined Danish oil and inset with the official Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team plaque, the oak table-top is fitted with a toughened glass table-top to protect the original racing heritage. Delivered complete with an authentic hologram.
The ultimate Christmas gift - A genuine F1 show car: c£100,000
For those who really want to blow the budget - buy the ultimate F1 Christmas gift - the show-stopping model of the McLaren MP4-21, which competed in the 2006 FIA Formula One World Championship. It was the chassis of this model that would go on to form the foundation of Lewis Hamilton’s record-breaking rookie season in 2007 and then, ultimately, his maiden FIA Formula One World Championship win in 2008. Produced for official promotional use by the team, the show car comes in the iconic 2008 Championship winning livery, representing a key moment in F1 history. Valued around £100,000. Other models are available.