Skyscanner's F1 Frenzy: chase the race
Every week, Skyscanner scours the net to find the cheapest flights from the UK to the biggest and best events in Europe. Last week it was European Music Festivals, this week it’s Formula 1.
It’s the middle of the season and the championship is hotting up. There are four races left in Europe before F1 moves to the Far East, so why not chase the race and get your Formula 1 fix with Skyscanner’s list of top flight bargains.
FORMULA 1 ING MAGYAR NAGYDIJ 2008
Back in 2007, Lewis Hamilton resisted race-long pressure from Kimi Raikkonen to win the Hungarian Grand Prix so grab yourself a great deal and watch who will be triumphant in the staggering 70 lap chase this year. And don’t overlook Budapest’s spectacular thermal baths and classy coffee shops too.
**When:** 01 Aug – 03 Aug
**Number of Laps:** 70
**Circuit Length:** 4.381 km
**Race Distance: **306.663 km
**Lap Record:** 1:19.071 – M Schumacher (2004)
**Travel:** Get [cheap flights to Budapest](http://www.skyscanner.net/gbp/flights/uk/bud/july-2008/august-2008/cheapest-flights-to-budapest-from-united-kingdom-in-july-2008-and-august-2008.html). From **£98.87** (return, including tax)
2008 FORMULA 1 TELEFONICA GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE
The Spanish streets of Valencia will be enveloped in the roar of the Formula 1 cars as they hold the very first European Grand Prix, for the second Spanish race on the F1 calendar. Like Monaco, this exciting harbour-side circuit will be held in the very heart of the ancient city.
**When:** 22 Aug – 24 Aug
**Number of Laps:** 57
**Circuit Length:** 5.440 km
**Race Distance: **310.080 km
**Lap Record:** n/a –
**Travel:** Get [cheap flights to Valencia](http://www.skyscanner.net/gbp/flights/uk/vlc/august-2008/august-2008/cheapest-flights-to-valencia-from-united-kingdom-in-august-2008.html). From **£83.90** (return, including tax)
2008 FORMULA 1 ING BELGIAN GRAND PRIX
The Grand Prix of Belgium is always one of the most dramatic of the season as the stirring sound of engines scream through the Valley of the Ardennes in contrast with the beautiful setting of the surrounding countryside.
**When:** 05 Sept – 07 Sept
**Number of Laps:** 44
**Circuit Length:** 7.004 km
**Race Distance:** 308.052 km
**Lap Record:** 1:45.108 – K Raikkonen (2004)
**Travel:** Get [cheap flights to Brussels](http://www.skyscanner.net/gbp/flights/uk/brus/september-2008/september-2008/cheapest-flights-to-brussels-from-united-kingdom-in-september-2008.html). From **£36.30** (return, including tax)
FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO SANTANDER D'ITALIA 2008
The Monza circuit is one of the most renowned motor racing circuits in the world with a long history of momentous memories. As the home of Ferrari, the Italian Grand Prix is one of the highlights of the F1 season, brimming with Italian panache.
**When**: 12 Sept – 14 Sept
**Number of Laps:** 53
**Circuit Length:** 5.793 km
**Race Distance:** 306.720 km
**Lap Record:** 1:21.046 – R Barrichello (2004)
**Travel:** Get [cheap fllights to Milan](http://www.skyscanner.net/gbp/flights/uk/mila/september-2008/september-2008/cheapest-flights-to-milan-from-united-kingdom-in-september-2008.html). From **£26.90** (return, including tax)
_All flight prices were correct at the time of publishing. Click here to find the best and latest [cheap flights to Formula One](http://www.skyscanner.net/)._