Petersen Debuts Exhibit of Juan Gonzalez F1 Collection

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Los Angeles, CA — Don’t miss the Petersen Automotive Museum’s first-ever exhibit dedicated solely to Formula 1, now open through June 5, 2022.

Pole Position: The Juan Gonzalez Formula 1 Collection” presents a three-decade collection of F1 cars surrounded by a 180-degree immersive video conveying the energy of the races in which these cars competed.

The 10 cars on display all belong to Gonzalez, Chairman of the Board of Mission Foods, a sponsor of the McLaren F1 team and the Arrow McLaren SP INDY team.

Photo: Petersen Automotive Museum

Among the vehicles are: a 1987 Lotus 99T, a 1994 Williams FW15D, a 1995 McLaren MP4-10, a 1999 Ferrari F399, a 2005 McLaren F1 MP4-20, a 2008 McLaren F1 MP4-24, a 2011 McLaren F1 MP4-26, a 2013 Ferrari F138, a 2017 Scuderia Toro Rosso STR12 and Fernando Alonso’s 2018 McLaren MCL33.

“Seeing these cars up close and personal is a rare opportunity,” said Petersen Executive Director Terry L. Karges. “Anyone who is fascinated by the mechanics of speed and aerodynamics will be entranced by this stunning display of sophisticated machinery.”