Formula One descended on Trafalgar Square in London today for a motor sport extravaganza ahead of the British Grand Prix.
All ten teams and all bar one of their current race drivers – Lewis Hamilton being a conspicuous exception – took part in F1 Live London.
Here’s a selection of highlights from the event as posted by the teams, drivers and fans.
Mika Hakkinen gave a lift to Sergio Perez in a two-seat Caparo T1:
McLaren and Honda demonstrated one of their better collaborations – the 1991 MP4-6 which Ayrton Senna used to win his final world championship title. Stoffel Vandoorne drove:
— Honda Racing F1 (@HondaRacingF1) July 12, 2017
Most other teams brought their current cars:
— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) July 12, 2017
Despite only being officially announced 24 hours before it went ahead, the event drew a huge crowd of fans:
Here’s a small selection of their images and video from the event:
What a good day good 🏎☺️ pic.twitter.com/2Y8gUSlVgM
— VARANUN P. (@nicsvaranun) July 12, 2017
— Leah Kreitzman (@lkreitzman) July 12, 2017
— Harry Benjamin (@harrybenjamin7) July 12, 2017
Patiently waiting for some F1 cars. Bastille keeping everyone entertained meanwhile pic.twitter.com/DBlzV9CpDZ
— Alex MacVean (@Mookmac) July 12, 2017
— Sooraya (@SoorayaM) July 12, 2017
— Agata Bednarczuk (@AgaBedn) July 12, 2017
— Ross Fretten (@RossFretten) July 12, 2017
— Adam Carron (@adamcarron123) July 12, 2017
— Mike Alexander (@mikealexander) July 12, 2017
F1 Live London pic.twitter.com/XwlJOVqtLj
— Richard's London (@RichardsLDN) July 12, 2017
— Jonty Usborne (@JontyUsborne) July 12, 2017
Hamilton’s absence did not go unnoticed:
— Alexander Smith (@axjcs) July 12, 2017
But another British world champion was present:
The full field may not have been present but thanks to Rene Arnoux there were 20 drivers on stage at the end:
— Renault Sport F1 (@RenaultSportF1) July 12, 2017
And when it was all done Carlos Sainz Jnr took the tube home in true London style:
F1 Live London in pictures
Over to you
Did you attend F1 Live London or watch the event? What did you think of it? Have your say in the comments and share links to any of your pictures and video.