Father's Day F1 Gifts

Saturday 31-May-2014 07:59

No worries if you haven't sorted your Father's Day gift yet (15th June). We have teamed up with our friends at Memento Exclusives to bring you our top 10 innovative gift ideas for F1-loving Dads...

1. Skid Block Keyring
Possibly the world's fastest keychain? Upcycled from F1 Skid Block which was raced on the underbelly of an F1 car in the 2010 F1 World Championship. Complete with gift box and certificate of authenticity. £22

2. F1 Fuel Cell Keyring
Your FIA approved keyring. These Kevlar fuel cells were originally raced in an F1 car on the 2008 F1 World Championship season tracks and have been transformed into funky keyrings. Gift boxed and with certificate of authenticity. £22

3. Honda F1 Paperweight
Carbon Fibre Artist and former BAR Honda Chief Mechanic; Alastair Gibson has created a unique paperweight from a Honda F1 Gear Ratio with his signature Piranha sculpture. £95

4. Carbon Fibre Wallet (Personalised)
10 times stronger than steel and half its weight, the carbon fibre used in F1 cars starts off as the fabric used to create this wallet. Classic black, with a touch of diamond sparkle from the carbon fibre. You can personalise it too. £55

5. James Moy F1 Art
New images have been added to this F1 art collection by award-winning photographer James Moy. Capturing the small details of F1 in an arty way. £129

6. Lotus F1 Wheel Rim Table
The ultimate coffee table for F1-loving Dads. This OZ wheel rim was race-used by the 2011 Lotus Renault GP team and is topped with a toughened glass lid. £279

7. Michael Schumacher Framed Nomex
Worn by Michael Schumacher in the FIA F1 2012 World Championship. His Alpinestars Nomex is framed with plaque and complete with certificate of authenticity. Blow the budget for this rare piece of racing history. £699

8. Gear Ratio Clock
This race-used Renault F1 Gear Ratio clock ticks around a genuine FIA F1 World-championship-used gear ratio. Mirror-polished and mounted onto a glossy black, recycled acrylic stand. £129 with certificate of authenticity.

9. Framed Stirling Moss Steering Wheel
A full-size reproduction of Sir Stirling Moss' steering wheel of choice has been personally signed by Sir Stirling and framed for an impressive wall display. £299

10. Carbon Brake Pad Tablet Holder
Once used to slow the Red Bull Racing F1 cars, this carbon fibre F1 brake pad has been upcycled into a unique iPhone/tablet holder. 20% of the sale price goes to Wings for Life. £150

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