The Circuit of Nevers Magny-Cours, which covers a site of 350 hectares, is open throughout the year to provide a unique and unforgettable experience. Go backstage and explore this international theatre that has hosted 18 Formula 1 Grand Prix and is the scene of numerous national and international events such as the Superbike World Championship. Alone or in a group, get to see the heart of these modern infrastructures. And to round off your visit, why not have lunch or dinner where you can taste the specialties of the Nievre, and in particular, the Charolais beef.
The International Circuit of Nevers Magny-Cours opens the doors of the Conservatoire of the French Single-Seater for you. Located next to the main entrance, this exhibition space opened on May 1, 2015, covers more than 1,400 m2. Immerse yourself in the history of motorsport with a display of unique single-seaters, combining technical innovations and industrial heritage. The museum, which has a very original design, consists of a corridor of time, a manufacturer’s exhibition area and an amphitheatre with no less than 15 Ligier Formula 1 cars on display.
Thanks to an exceptional collection, discover or rediscover 48 legendary vehicles driven by the greatest champions who made the History of French Motorsport and wrote the best pages in the story of the Circuit of Nevers Magny-Cours. Notably, there is the Renault RE30B Formula 1 which was driven by Alain Prost in 1982 and the 1978 Martini MK23 of René Arnoux. Also on display is the 1948 Gordini T15 which was driven by Jean-Pierre Wimille, Maurice Trintignant and Juan-Manuel Fangio, Jackie Stewart’s Formula 2 Matra MS7 and the Ligier Formula One collection from 1976 to 1996. By looking at and comparing these legendary cars, rediscover the technological evolution of single-seaters throughout the 20th century.
Visits can be booked between the hours 9.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00, no visits are possible between 10 December and 10 January or during events.
Any visit to the Circuit or the Conservatory of the French Single-Seater is by reservation only, in the presence of a guide who will be subject to an additional invoice.