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The Grand Prix Museum in Macau

08-11-2010 15:57 BJT

The Grand Prix Museum in Macau contains exhibits that are related to Grand Prix worldwide including photos, videos, illustrated articles, cups, records of champions and some commemorative items. It was built in 1933 in memory of the 40th anniversary of Grand Prix Racing in Macau and is located in the Tourism Activities Center on Rua Luis Gonzaga Gomes.

The Macau Grand Prix now enjoys a history of over 50 years starting in 1954. The museum with its many items focusing on the competition has become a must-see place for F1 enthusiasts. More than twenty formula cars and motorcycles once driven by world-renowned drivers such as Eduarfo de Carvalho, Michael Schumacher and David Coulthard, are on exhibition. The most eye-catching one is the racing car placed in the center of the hall. It was once driven by Aryton Senna, a famous formula car driver who died at the 1994 San Marino GP. It is a red and white Formula 3 racing car along with his racing cloth and helmet are displayed.

In addition, the projection device in the museum can help visitors better understand the museum and the history of the Grand Prix racing competition. Some breathtaking scenes of GP in Macau as well as in other countries are on display. If you like, two racing car simulators enable you to experience racing on the challenging tracks at an extreme high speed.

In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Macau Grand Prix, the museum was renovated in the charge of the Macau Tourism Bureau. An introduction to and basic knowledge of some people who made a great contribution to the Macau Grand Prix can be found in the museum.

Editor:Liu Yan |Source: CNTV

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